TCG Places Chief Human Resource Officer at Bryant & Stratton College

BUFFALO, NY  – Bryant & Stratton College, a private nonprofit institution, has placed Alicia Kenney as their new Chief Human Resource Officer. Managing Partners, Pamela Noble and Ayla Maloney led and placed the critical HR search.

“It was a great pleasure working with Bryant & Stratton College to find the perfect fit for the CHRO position. In Alicia Kenney, we have found an exceptional candidate who embodies the qualities of a collaborator, business leader, and strategist in the realm of people and culture. We are confident that Alicia’s expertise will play a pivotal role in shaping the future and driving innovation at this esteemed institution. We are excited to witness her success at Bryant & Stratton College,” Pamela Noble shared.

This newly evolved Head of Human Resources, Alicia will partner with the President and Leadership Team as a collaborator, business leader, and strategist from the lens and expertise of people and culture. She will have an opportunity to influence the future and innovation of this long-standing institution and focus on building robust learning, development, and training offerings for non-faculty and faculty members, enhancing talent attraction, engagement, and retention strategies, increasing diversity, sensitivity, and inclusion as well as general leadership of a service-oriented HR team.

“I had an exceptional experience working with the TCG team. Ayla was always professional and kept me informed throughout the process. Additionally, Pam provided valuable insights about this opportunity. Overall, it was a pleasure working with the TCG team,” Alicia Kenney shared.

Alicia Kenney is a Human Resources executive with global knowledge and experience in achieving business results, developing and integrating talent acquisition, performance management, learning and development, organizational design, and DE&I programs. She is skilled in creating programs to enhance associate engagement and foster an environment where associates feel valued and can reach their fullest potential.

About Bryant & Stratton College

Founded in 1854, Bryant & Stratton College, a private, nonprofit institution, has built its reputation and success on a commitment to excellence and high standards. Bryant & Stratton College is an accredited institution and a member of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). Bryant & Stratton College’s accreditation status is Accreditation Reaffirmed. The Commission’s most recent action on the institution’s accreditation status on 6/22/2017 was to reaffirm accreditation. MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Bryant & Stratton College has campus locations in New York, Ohio, Virginia, and Wisconsin, as well as an Online Education division, and a Continuing Education department. For over 165 years, Bryant & Stratton College has offered students access to career-relevant education leading to bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees, and professional certificates in the fields of healthcare, business, criminal justice, design, financial services, hospitality, human resources, paralegal studies, and information technology. In addition to access to education, Bryant & Stratton College offers students access to tools to help ensure their greatest chance at success through their Career Life Prep® program. Bryant & Stratton works with students to best map individual career paths – teaching the soft skills employers value most, helping establish valuable professional connections and internships and offering career services support even after graduation. Bryant & Stratton College is committed to helping students succeed in their education and beyond.  

About The Christopher Group

Through its award-winning, customized HR solutions, The Christopher Group (TCG) delivers critical human capital solutions in the area of executive HR search, interim HR leaders, HR consulting, and bench building. Since 1998, TCG has served clients across all industries, locations, company sizes, and verticals. Staffed by former HR professionals and highly trained search practitioners who have sat in the job, TCG has been named one of the Fastest-Growing, Best Non-Profit, PE, and Higher Ed, and Diversity Executive Recruiting Firms by Hunt Scanlon as well as Forbes’ 2019, 2020, 2021, & 2022 list of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms.