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About Human Resources

We support each member of our community

Learn about the Office of Human Resources, which works to promote a world-class employment experience. Human Resources partners with the entire University community to create a workplace that attracts top talent and encourages excellence.

Our Vision

Human Resources' vision is to be highly trusted, strategic partners who deliver innovative solutions to the Northwestern community, enabling our people to do their best work.


Our people

Meet the executive leadership for Human Resources, which is lead by Pamela Beemer.

Pamela Beemer

Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer

Dana Bradley

Associate Vice President of Human Resources

Samir Desai

Executive Director, Learning & Organization Development

Anne Fish

Executive Director, Benefits

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

Happening in HR

Stay up-to-date on news and events for Northwestern employees.