Hubbell Lighting's Steve Nail to Speak Jan. 22 at Wells Fargo Speakers Series

January 13, 2014 at 10:12 am
Steve Nail, vice president of human resources at Hubbell Lighting.

Steve Nail, vice president of Human Resources at Hubbell Lighting.

Mark your calendar to attend the next presentation in the Wells Fargo Speaker Series on Jan. 22.

Steve Nail, vice president of Human Resources at Hubbell Lighting, will speak from noon to 1 p.m. in Room 150 of the George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics.

Lunch is provided, but you must register to attend.

Nail is responsible for all human resources related matters as well as community involvement for Hubbell’s 16 manufacturing facilities and corporate headquarters. His major accomplishments include overseeing the restructuring of the corporation from 16 companies into one, policy development (including flex scheduling, compressed work weeks, part-time and telecommuting), the successful negotiation of 27 union contracts, succession/career development planning process, mentoring program development and extensive employee relations activities.

In 2008, Hubbell Lighting was named the Number 1 Best Place to Work in SC in the large company category. In 2009, Hubbell was awarded the Business of Integrity Award in Customer Service and the Business of Integrity Award in Community Service in the large company category by the Better Business Bureau. In 2010, Hubbell Lighting received an honorable mention as a Sloan Award nominee placing the company in the top 20 percent of US employers for flexible workplaces. In 2011, the University of South Carolina named Hubbell Lighting the Employer of the Year for the quality of its internship program. In 2012, Steve was named the South Carolina Human Resource Professional of the Year by the SC Chamber of Commerce and the SC Society for Human Resource Professionals.

Prior to joining Hubbell, Steve was the vice president for labor and employee relations and assistant general counsel for Michelin North America. He began his career with the National Labor Relations Board where he held the positions of field examiner and trial attorney. Steve’s undergraduate degree is in business with a double major in finance and economics. He has a law degree from the University of Baltimore School of Law. Steve holds an SPHR certification and a Registered Corporate Coach certificate from the Worldwide Association of Business Coaches.