Palome Earns SIA Progress Award

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named Elaine Palome – director of human resources at Axis Communications and a member of Axis’ Americas Management team – as the 2021 recipient of the SIA Progress Award, an honor presented by SIA’s Women in Security Forum (WISF) celebrating individuals who pave the way to success for women in the security industry. SIA will present Palome with the award on Wednesday, Nov. 17, during the 2021 SIA Honors cocktail reception at ISC East tradeshow.

Palome has more than two decades of experience in all aspects of human resources, including talent acquisition and development, performance management, diversity and inclusion and strategic planning.

In her role at Axis Communications, Palome oversees all human capital management activities for the United States, Canada and Latin America. She is a frequent panelist, presenter and author of articles involving issues surrounding business and the changing workforce. Palome’s passion is connecting employees to the business through transformational leadership.

Palome is an active member of the SIA Women in Security Forum Steering Committee, and as chair of the WISF Professional Development Subcommittee, she has helped the forum develop webinars and participated in panel discussions that foster the advancement of women in security. Palome also serves on the WISF Scholarship Subcommittee and has raised more than $40,000 in 2021 for the program, which offers scholarships that further opportunities for SIA members, support their professional development and educational goals and help them thrive in the industry.

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