Meet the Human Resources Team

Our Mission is to provide leadership and support to the Saint Mary's College Community by identifying, communicating, and resolving human resources issues in a manner that respects the College's Catholic, Liberal Arts, and Lasallian traditions.



  Name Role Client Group
Peter Chen

Peter Chen

Sr. Director, Workforce Planning

Compensation, and HR Consultation

Manages Workforce Planning, Compensation,

and Staff Recruitment

KSOE, VP Graduate Programs. Business Office,

VP Undergraduate Academics

Sunny Bradford

Sunny Bradford

Director, Learning & Organizational Effectiveness &

Inclusive Excellence

Directs Learning & Organizational Effectiveness programs & Inclusive

Excellence training efforts

VP Development, SOLA, VP Enrollment & Communications

Ann Kelly

Ann Kelly

Director of Benefits, HRIS / HR Consultation

Directs Benefits, Retirement, Exits, and HR Information Systems, (HRIS)

VP Finance, Athletics, Facilities Services, SOS, Library  


Vickia Brinkley

Associate Director of Recruitment

Directs Staff, Per Course Adjunct Faculty, and Temporary

Staff Recruitment

Jean Ann Balassi

Jean Ann Balassi

Sr. HR Benefits Specialist

Provides support for the Benefits function

Deborah Walker

Deborah Walker

Senior HR Analyst/HR Consultant

Provides support for Benefits and HR Consultant for various clients

Shanice Whitaker

Shanice Whittaker

HRGeneralist/Compensation Analyst

Provides support for Compensation and Workforce Planning