Coordinating resources for the survivors
of major natural disasters.
BIOGRAPHY - HR Director
Gigi Grizanti has been involved as a volunteer with tax exempt non-profit organizations for decades in a variety of capacities.
Gigi has served as President, Vice President of Finance, Fundraising Director, Membership Director, Finance Committee Director, Scoring Chair,
Volunteer Coordinator, and Alumni Director on The Board of the Town of Tonawanda Aquettes Synchronized Swimming Club, Inc.
She serves on the Board of Directors of the New York Employee Benefits Conference and the Ken Ton Friends of Youth where she serves on the
Finance Committee and Chairs the Board Development Committee. In addition, she has served as an Employer Member of the Business Advisory Council for
Univera Health Plans a large health care plan insurer, as well as being a former Board member and officer on three other non-profit and professional
Gigi also volunteers her time for other Western New York charities such as Variety Club, Carly’s Crossing, Camp Good Days and Special Times, Western
New York Food Bank and Make a Wish.
Gigi has worked in Human Resources and Employee Benefits for over 24 years holding various management and director positions. Gigi was the
Senior Director of Pension and Employee Benefits for a local health care system, overseeing benefits for over 8,200 employees. Prior to that,
she was the Manager of Employee Benefits for a multinational manufacturer and worked as a benefits specialist for a prominent Buffalo Law Firm.
Her areas of expertise include self-funded and experience rated health care plans, corporate mergers and acquisitions, pension and benefit
plan mergers, benefit plan standardizations, union relations and negotiations, and employee communications. Gigi is currently a
Human Resources and Employee Benefits Consultant.
Gigi holds a Bachelors Degree in Political Science from Canisius College and a Graduate Certificate in Pension and Employee Benefits
Law from the Institute for Employee Benefits Training, a former program of the Wharton School of Business.
Gigi Grizanti became National Team Coordinator at United States Synchronized Swimming, Inc. in October, 2009. Congratulations, Gigi!