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About Human Resources

HR Mission

The Office of Human Resources enhances the employment experience in service of Northwestern’s Mission.

 

HR Leadership


Lorraine Goffe

Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer


Chris Fyfe

Interim Director of Talent Acquisition

 
Bill Chafetz

Director of WELL (Well-being, Engagement, Learning & Leadership)

 

Yvette Davis 

Director of HR Operations, Reporting & Analytics

 

Anne Fish

Executive Director of Benefits

 

Deborah Hinkes

Director of Compensation

 

Karin Schmidt

Interim Director of HR Business Partners/Consulting & Policy


Janet Walzer

Senior Director of HR Communications and Strategy

 

Learn more about the teams that comprise the Office of Human Resources on the Our Staff page or use our Staff Directory to contact a staff member directly.