Miriam J. Siegel has been named director of human resources at Springfield College. Siegel brings more than 24 years of experience in human resources to the College, including her last nine years at the senior management level. Siegel, as the College’s chief human resources officer, will be responsible for providing strategic leadership and direction surrounding all human resources initiatives and priorities for Springfield College. Siegel’s start date is May 2.
Previously, Siegel served as senior vice president for human resources at United Financial Bancorp, Inc., and was responsible for all human resource functions at United, with more than 400 employees and 39 branch locations. She led the transformation of human resources as an administrative role, to a strategic business partner working with management to drive and support a performance based culture.
A resident of Wilbraham, Mass., Siegel earned a bachelor’s degree in business and psychology from State University of New York at Albany. She is a member of the WorldatWork society of Certified Professionals, and has been a certified compensation professional since 2004 and a certified benefits professional since 2008.
Siegel also is a member of the personnel committee for the town of Wilbraham; a board member for the Behavioral Network; a member of the Society for Human Resource Management; and a Springfield School Volunteer.