For release: September 9, 2011
For press information, contact Gabrielle Maxey, 901/678-2843
Iliana Ricelli has joined the University of Memphis as senior director of Human Resources.
Ricelli will provide leadership in the new Office of Workforce Management, which covers
the areas of employment, compensation, classification, and career counseling. She
will also spearhead the planning and implementation of the classification and compensation
system redesign project.
Ricelli has more than 17 years of experience in human resources in both public and
private higher education institutions. Her career includes leadership roles in employment
management, compensation administration, training and development, employee and labor
relations, and benefits administration. She has been an adjunct professor in both
the College of Business Administration and the former College of Health and Urban
Affairs at Florida International University, where she taught courses in human resource
management, compensation administration, organization development, and performance
Ricelli is an active member of HR organizations such as the Society for Human Resource
Management and the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources.
“I am very excited about this appointment and look forward to the contributions that
Iliana will make to the entire University community,” said Maria Alam, assistant vice
president for Human Resources and chief HR officer at the U of M.