Caroline V. Koziatek, ’92 MBA was named vice president of human resources, Title IX and diversity in September of 2007. She is responsible for assessing human resources needs, providing development, improving policies, and managing talent.
Prior to joining the University, she worked for Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield for 19 years. In her last role there, she was accountable for the delivery of human resources services for the commercial and consumer strategic business unit, which covered 14 states and 12,000 employees. Her previous position covered six states and three business units. Her responsibilities included delivery of all developed programs (performance management, organizational development, and compensation programs), as well as field support for employee relations, corrective action, investigations, and diversity. She worked directly with the senior business teams in business planning and human resources strategy.
She has extensive experience in management, project management and implementation, and human resources management. Key accomplishments include assisting in mergers and acquisitions and taking a sole location to a multi-state region; having an instrumental role in the implementation of a performance management system; and developing various human resources teams into a world-class human resources organization.
In 2014, she was named the “Distinguished Administrative Woman in Higher Education” by the Connecticut ACE Women’s Network. She was inducted into the East Haven Alumni Hall of Fame as a distinguished graduate. She is a member of Society for Human Resources, a volunteer for the East Haven Food Bank, executive board member of the women’s initiative of the United Way and the co-director of the Our Lady of Pompeii Church finance council. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration (concentration in human resources) from Bryant University and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of New Haven.