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Skidmore College
Human Resources

Human Resources Staff

For general inquiries, please contact the Office of Human Resources at
(518) 580-5800.

Nancy Bruno

Nancy S. Bruno

Assistant Director for Compensation and HRIS

Compensation; Position Description process; HR systems and data; web development and maintenance


Laura Goodwin

Assistant Director for Benefits, Compliance and Wellness

Benefits management; FMLA and paid family leave (PFL); employee wellness; retirement/retiree Counsel



Assistant Director for Employment, Compliance and Workforce Diversity

Employment, recruitment and hiring; workforce diversity; EEO; complaint procedures and investigations; unlawful harassment training 

Bri Herman

Brianna Herman 

Assistant Director Employee Relations, Training & Development 

Provides HR services and support to assigned Divisions in areas including; Employee relations; performance management; organizational effectiveness; workforce planning; labor relations; talent management; training and professional development.



Employment Coordinator


Faculty, staff and union employment administration; maintenance of job listings; PeopleAdmin processing and tracking; job applicant assistance; job advertisements; advertising analysis; background checks; Office of Human Resources general administration and event support. 

Leslie Miakisz

Leslie Miakisz

HRIS and Payroll Coordinator

HR database and records administration (including new hire paperwork); unemployment; summer employment administration; employment verification; employee directory; coordinates the payroll actions that need to be administered.


Janet Wood

Benefits Coordinator

Benefits administration and changes; workers' compensation; disability