Leadership Team

William Brady
Vice Chancellor & Chief Human Resources Officer

Lead HR strategy for UMass Amherst.

Alyce Mitchell
Senior Director, Talent Management
(413) 545-1476

Provides overall leadership to the compensation, talent acquisition, and benefits teams.

Tim Cendrowski
Director, HR Systems & Operations
(413) 545-6106

Provides functional oversight of all HRIS systems and leads all HR systems and data efforts.

Brian Harrington
Director of Labor Relations

Chief negotiator for PSU-A, NEPBA, IBPO and Post-Docs. Responsible for grievances and other employment issues for those groups and all non-unit employees. Advise department heads and personnel officers on employment matters. Develop and modify policies and procedures for all employees.

Margaret Arsenault
(413) 545-5424

Director of Workplace Learning & Development, Organizational Development (OD) Consultant, Coaching, Focus on Supervision and Management

Joseph Connolly
Program Director
(413) 545-1469

Director of The Partnership for Worker Education, Focus on Workplace Skills Development, Career Ladders Development, and Joint Partnership Efforts  

Corey Albert Griffin, Ph.D.
FSAP Director
(413) 545-0350

Corey is a psychologist who is Director of the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program at UMass.   She provides short-term psychotherapy and referrals to employees who are struggling with life transitions, life stressors and mental health issues... more about Corey