Aires is pleased to announce that Jill Porter-Scott, PHR, SHRM-CP, has joined the company as Director of PeopleX. This group, named for its mission of creating a world class people experience, manages Aires’ human resources functions. In her role, Jill will be focused primarily on benefits, culture, and inclusion, leading the PeopleX team and assuming all human resources oversight.
Porter-Scott brings more than 20 years of communications, human resources, and leadership experience to Aires, having worked in numerous roles in human resources. Most recently, she served as Vice President of Human Resources & Administration for a leading shortline railroad and transportation company. Among her many professional achievements, she currently serves as a board member of the Pittsburgh Human Resources Association (PHRA), the largest human resources professional association in western Pennsylvania.
Aires President Jeff Wangler said, “We are excited to have Jill join the Aires family. Her experience and knowledge will ensure Aires continues to foster a culture of inclusivity, teamwork, and service. Jill’s background will take Aires to the next level, helping us do what we do best – providing astonishing service.”
As Director of PeopleX, Porter-Scott will apply her skills and experience in leadership, change management, organizational development, culture, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DE&I), and other facets of human resources to help Aires manage growth and scale the organization while preserving company culture.
Porter-Scott holds the Professional in Human Resources® (PHR) designation from HRCI and the SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) designation from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). She holds a bachelor’s degree from Slippery Rock University and a Master of Business Administration with a focus in Human Resources from the University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School of Business.