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UMassFive Introduces Vice President of Human Resources

October 5, 2022 - News

UMassFive is excited to introduce the newest addition to their Senior Management team: Kristina Hamel, who joins UMassFive as the Vice President of Human Resources.

Kris comes to UMassFive from Shriners Hospitals for Children in Springfield, MA where she worked for the past 20+ years, overseeing up to 250 employees, and more than 150 volunteers. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management from Bay Path University and has earned her Senior Professional Human Resource (SPHR) certification.

At UMassFive Kris will oversee all employee hiring, training, recognition, and diversity program efforts. “I feel so fortunate to work alongside such an amazing group of professionals who are truly dedicated to making a difference for our members and community. UMassFive is a special place to work and I look forward to serving as a trustworthy advocate for our staff and mission,” says Hamel. In Kris’ spare time, you can find her attending one of her children’s sports games, or relaxing in Maine with her family, trying her best to appreciate the present and all the moments she gets to spend with them.

Kris Hamel