By continuing to use the site, you accept our. © Gannett Co., Inc. 2020. & DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Globoforce, a leading provider of social recognition and continuous performance development solutions, today announced leading diversity executive, best-selling author, and human rights advocate Steve Pemberton as its new chief human resources officer (CHRO). We are confident that his deep and personal knowledge of human experiences, his empathetic nature and his strong passion for equality, access and opportunity will not only inspire us at Globoforce but also HR leaders around the world to create more human workplaces built upon positivity, respect, and recognition.”, “To achieve success in today’s workplace, we must be committed to inspiring and empowering one another day in and day out,” said Pemberton. He also condemned the tactics of Republican President Donald Trump in his announcement. The path to healing America lies in recognizing that none of us have the same story but we do have mutual chapters," he wrote in the statement. Trump has denied that his comments were racist. His memoir, "A Chance in the World," was published in 2012 and later made into a movie. Pemberton, a New Bedford native, Boston College graduate and married father of three, recently moved to Framingham. Shannon Liss-Riordan, a workers’ rights lawyer, announced in May she would challenge Markey. Markey served in the U.S. House for 37 years before winning election in 2013 to the Senate seat previously held by Democrat John Kerry. He is the second person to challenge Markey in the September 2020 primary. It affirmed for me that the greatest heroes in America are already amongst us, working hard each day to create a better day in America. "At a time when we have a president who wakes up each day more focused on who he can hurt rather than who he can help — from his racist attacks on congresswomen of color to his destructive immigration policies — we need elected officials that can help restore trust and integrity to a society whose norms have been shattered.". Pemberton is a New Bedford native and Boston College graduate. Steve Pemberton, 52, whose memoir about his time as a foster child was turned into a movie, released a YouTube video highlighting his past and scheduled campaign events … Business executive Steve Pemberton, a New Bedford native who authored a best-selling memoir on his childhood in the foster care system, launched a Democratic primary challenge to U.S. Sen. Ed Markey on Tuesday. Digital access or digital and print delivery. And Pemberton said he would support impeaching President Trump, whom he called “unfit for office.”, This website uses cookies to improve your experience. & DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Globoforce, a leading provider of social recognition and continuous performance development solutions, today announced leading diversity executive, best-selling author, and human rights advocate Steve Pemberton as its new chief human resources officer (CHRO).In this role, Pemberton will work with HR leaders and senior management … Pemberton, a New Bedford native, Boston College graduate and married father of three, recently moved to Framingham. In 2015, Pemberton was appointed by United States Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez to serve on the Advisory Committee for the Competitive Integrated Employment of People with Disabilities. The Framingham Tab ~ 1 Speen St., Framingham MA 01701 ~ Do Not Sell My Personal Information ~ Cookie Policy ~ Do Not Sell My Personal Information ~ Privacy Policy ~ Terms Of Service ~ Your California Privacy Rights / Privacy Policy, Your California Privacy Rights / Privacy Policy.