Posted October 4, 2023

OMG, Inc. Expands HR Department

OMG Roofing and FastenMaster parent company promotes Maggie MacElhiney and Geri McCarthy. 

Maggie MacElhiney Geri McCarthy

To further its commitment to a “people first” philosophy, OMG, Inc. has restructured its Human Resources Department to focus on initiatives that provide employees with opportunities to improve themselves, feel appreciated and continually progress in their careers.

OMG has promoted Maggie MacElhiney to the position of director of talent for the organization. In her new position, Maggie is responsible for managing human resource activities including talent acquisition and onboarding, talent development, performance management, compensation, succession planning, and workforce planning.

Maggie has been with OMG since 2006, most recently as the senior talent development manager. She holds a master’s degree in adult education and human resource development from the University of Texas, Austin, and is a member of the Association for Talent Development (ATD), and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

OMG has also promoted Geri McCarthy to the newly created position of director of employee engagement, where she is responsible for managing and implementing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives, employee wellness and engagement programs and general HR responsibilities.

Geri has been with OMG since 2012 in a variety of roles, most recently as director of operations, where she also headed the company’s DEI Council and Wellness Committee. Geri holds a BS degree in business from American International College and an MBA from the University of Phoenix.

“Maggie and Geri have worked very hard with regard to expanding our workforce and developing our employees,” said Hubert McGovern, president, and CEO. “In their new roles, they will continue to focus on building an exceptional OMG experience for all employees. They are both outstanding managers with great track records and they will play important roles as OMG continues to grow and evolve.”

Founded in 1981 as Olympic Fasteners, OMG today is a leading manufacturer and global supplier of fasteners, products and technology for residential construction and commercial roofing applications. The company currently employs nearly 600 employees globally and is one of the largest employers in Western Massachusetts.

In addition to its Agawam-based operations, OMG has manufacturing plants in Addison, Ill, and in Rockford, Minn., and a global sales force of over 100 in North America, Europe, and Asia. The company produces more than a billion fasteners per year to support its two operating divisions – OMG Roofing Products and FastenMaster.

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