Contact Us

Call or email the human resources staff to discuss specific questions or consult on a broad range of HR issues. Following is each staff member's contact information and primary areas of responsibility:

Ann Dexter

Executive Director of Human Resources
781.891.2640 or adexter@bentley.edu

  • Serves as the Chief Human Resource Officer for the university
  • Develops HR strategies that support and further Bentley's strategic plan
  • Provides change management leadership in support of improving organizational efficiency and effectiveness
  • Works with university leadership to assess and develop HR policies and procedures
  • Directs operations of HR department and budget

Stacy McLean Bradbury

Director of HR Consulting and Compliance
781.891.3453 or sbradbury@bentley.edu

  • Advises staff and faculty members on immigration issues
  • Ensures compliance with federal immigration laws and regulations, including H-1B and I-9 compliance
  • Serves as primary contact for US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Department of State and other government agencies
  • Provides support in the recruitment and selection services to the Bentley community

Beth Davies

Director of HR Operations
781.891.2294 or edavies@bentley.edu

  • Works as a business partner for two divisions, consulting on organizational design, coaching, and employee relations issues
  • Oversees the employment function including recruitment, hiring, and onboarding
  • Acts as the Labor Relations representative for Human Resources
  • Engages in business process improvement through workflow analysis and the implementation of technology
  • Oversees Human Resources Information Services (HRIS) functions

Laurie Fontaine

Director of Benefits
781.891.2955 or lfontaine@bentley.edu

  • Responsible for the analysis, design, administration, communication and legal compliance of the benefits function, including health, dental, life, disability, retirement, tuition remission, employee assistance program and all other employee benefit programs
  • Develop policies and practices related to benefits and resolves escalated benefit issues
  • Serves as member of the Retirement Plan Investment Committee and Campus Connections
  • Develops and manages wellness initiatives including Tour de Bentley

Sandra Smith

Senior Benefits Specialist
781.891.2817 or ssmith@bentley.edu

  • Administers benefits that include health, dental, life, retirement, disability, and tuition remission programs
  • Processes enrollments and changes to University-sponsored benefit plans
  • Processes benefits through insurance carriers and Banner payroll system
  • Provides statistical information for benefit reports and surveys
  • Assists in event planning and benefit issues for faculty and staff
  • Provides COBRA administration support

Diane McNamara

Senior HR Business Partner/Learning and Development
781.891.3409 or dmcnamara@bentley.edu

  • Provides HR generalist consulting support to designated internal clients
  • Partners with managers in organizational development and design
  • Implements HR programs in areas such as compensation and performance management
  • Develops and implements staff learning and development programs

Angela Middleton

Senior HR Recruiter
781.891.2204 or amiddleton@bentley.edu

  • Manages all aspects of the recruitment process, including sourcing talent, screening candidates, interviewing, and advising hiring managers
  • Provides support to the Director of HRIS and Employment Services
  • Offers customer service regarding communication of employment opportunities, job postings and inquiries for Bentley
  • Serves as liaison to PeopleAdmin online application system and coordinates departmental and individual training

Joanne Cantone

Manager of HR Information Systems
781.891.2878 or jcantone@bentley.edu

Manages Human Resources systems-related activities, including:

  • Employee database implementation, maintenance, upgrades, security and training (Banner HR)
  • Faculty and staff payment processing, expensing and deductions
  • Position control
  • Set up and maintenance of COGNOS report-writing tool
  • Data extracts for faculty and staff surveys and affirmative action

Stacey Walazek

HRIS Analyst
781.891.2888 or swalazek@bentley.edu

  • Processes employee payments, contracts and changes for payroll
  • Maintains university-wide Organizational Charts
  • Provides support for HRIS function
  • Generates reports, labels and letters for all HR areas

Rashmi Karki

Senior HR Administrator
781.891.2667 or rkarki@bentley.edu

  • Provides support for HRIS and other HR functions
  • Processes employee payments, contracts and changes for payroll
  • Supplies statistical information for reports and surveys campus-wide
  • Generates reports, labels and letters for all HR areas
  • Processes workers' compensation claims and unemployment claims
  • Provides support for the FMLA and leave programs
  • Processes verbal and written employment verifications
  • Maintains HR web pages
  • Assists with special projects in all HR areas