Barbara Policay

Firm Administrator

Professional Experience

Barbara joined the firm in 2016 and has more than 25 years of human resource and business operations experience. Prior to joining SW, Barbara was manager of business operations for local biotech company NovaSterilis and a human resource business partner for Nielsen, a national market research firm. She has experience conducting due diligence during company acquisitions as well as budgeting, recruiting, performance management, compensation, and retention programs.

Education and Professional Designations

  • ABA, Tompkins Cortland Community College
  • Certificate in Human Resource Studies, Cornell University
  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR)
  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP)


  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • Society for Human Resource Management of Tompkins County

Community Involvement

  • New York State Society for Human Resource Management, Past Secretary
  • Society for Human Resource Management of Tompkins County, Treasurer