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About Human Resources

The Office of Human Resources helps drive the University’s success. Learn about our mission and our leadership team.

Working together to make a better world

As the largest private employer in upstate New York and the seventh-largest employer in New York State, the University of Rochester recognizes the value of our remarkable faculty and staff. The Office of Human Resources and our leadership team are proud to support employees across the organization as they dedicate their careers to the University’s mission to learn, discover, heal, create, and make the world ever better.

The HR Leadership Team

Kathy Gallucci

Chief Human Resources Officer

Zach Arnold

Senior Director

HR Operations

Michelle Barrett

Senior Director

Total Rewards

Dan Salamone

Senior Director

University Compensation

Stephanie Von Bacho

Senior Director

Learning and Development, Clinical Enterprise

Amy Happ


HCM Transformation Project

Janet Snyder


Labor Relations

Jane Knickerbocker


HR Communications

Kathy Miner


University Human Resources Administrative Services

Dominica Ranieri

Executive Director

HR Strategic Initiatives

John Spuhler


Human Resources Operations

Josh Lehman


Human Resources Operations

Gretchen Baumer


Human Resources Operations

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