Steven J. Younes, JD
Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer and Employment Counsel
Steven J. Younes is senior vice president, chief human resources officer & employment counsel. Mr. Younes is responsible for all aspects of the human resources function, including employee relations, organizational development, talent management and compensation and benefits.
In addition, Mr. Younes serves as employment counsel to the organization.Mr. Younes earned his undergraduate degree in criminal justice and sociology from Moravian College in Pennsylvania.
He also completed a comparative study of American and English common law at Queens College, Oxford University in Oxford, England.After earning his juris doctorate degree from Quinnipiac College School of Law in 1991, Younes practiced labor and employment law at the Stamford office of the firm of Epstein, Becker and Green, where he was a partner.
Most recently, he served as vice president, human resources & employment counsel with UST, Inc. previously headquartered in Stamford.A member of the bar in both Connecticut and New York, Mr. Younes has lectured extensively on employment and HR topics at the local and national level, and has provided various forms of executive, managerial and HR training.
He is a member of the Society of Human Resources Management, where he was named a nominee for Human Resources Leader of the Year in 2008.