UNC HR Leadership
Felicia A. Washington, J.D.
Vice Chancellor for Workforce Strategy, Equity and Engagement
Felicia is the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s first Vice Chancellor for Workforce Strategy, Equity, and Engagement and Chief People Officer. She is responsible for a division that houses the University’s “people” offices: the Equal Opportunity and Compliance Office, the Office of Human Resources, and the University Office for Diversity & Inclusion. The Workforce Strategy, Equity, and Engagement Division provides services and resources on campus to students, staff, and faculty, including A to Z human resources; tailored training on how to be compliant with and enforcement of employment, EEO, and Title IX laws; effective bystander, prevention, and resources campaigns; strategies, advising, and mentoring on fostering an inclusive living, learning, and working environment; Carolina Conversations; and a host of other University events to celebrate, reward, and inform the campus community.
In her role, Felicia is a member of the Chancellor’s Cabinet and the Provost’s Leadership Cabinet. She is a former member of UNC-Chapel Hill’s Board of Trustees, where she chaired the Conflicts of Interest and Legal Affairs Committees and served on the Audit and Finance and University Affairs Committees. She is also a past member of the Board of Governors of the North Carolina Bar Association.
Prior to her tenure at UNC-Chapel Hill, Felicia was a partner in the Charlotte office of K&L Gates LLP, a global law firm. She counseled businesses on strategic action towards organizational goals while maintaining regulatory compliance. She also advocated on their behalf when decisions were challenged, and defended clients in federal, state, and appellate courts, as well as agency and arbitration venues. During her practice, Felicia advised senior legal counsel, senior management, and human resources professionals on a broad array of employment and immigration matters, including legal compliance during hiring, reorganization, and firing processes; discrimination-based employee complaints and internal investigations; non-competition disputes; cross-border workforces; international assignment of employees; and the employment and management of foreign workers.
Felicia has been recognized by legal organizations and publications, including the North Carolina Bar Association, Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers, Law and Politics, Charlotte Magazine, and Business North Carolina Magazine. She earned her Juris Doctorate at the University of Virginia School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a native of Kenansville, North Carolina, and is married with a daughter and a son.
Associate Vice Chancellor, Human Resources
Linc provides day-to-day leadership for and management of the Office of Human Resources (OHR) to ensure the full range of human resources services are delivered in a timely and client-focused manner to the University community. He began his human resources career in OHR, rising from his initial position as Placement Specialist at Tar Heel Temps to directing employment, classification, and compensation for the administrative and Student Affairs divisions.
In 2009, Linc was named Assistant Vice Chancellor for Human Resources at North Carolina A&T State University, and remained in that role until becoming Chief Human Resources Officer at North Carolina Central University in 2013.
Vicki Bradley, Ph.D.
Associate Vice Chancellor, Workforce Strategy, Equity & Engagement
Vicki is the functional HR/Payroll lead for the University’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) initiative, ConnectCarolina. She also oversees the HR Information Management group and the HR Business Office, and leads special projects and programs for the Office of the Vice Chancellor of Workforce Strategy, Equity and Engagement. Vicki joined the University in 2004 and has more than 21 years of experience in the human resources field in both the public and private sector.
She earned her B.A. in Psychology and her Pennsylvania Certification in Education at Lafayette College and earned both her M.S. and Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology at North Carolina State University.
Senior Director, Employee & Management Relations
Angenette leads the Employee & Management Relations team, which focuses on the management and regulation of relationships between management and employees, including performance and conduct consultations, disciplinary actions, grievances, performance management issues and conflict/dispute resolution. Angenette came to UNC-Chapel Hill in 1999 as a benefits specialist. In 2003, she became an HR generalist, and served in that role until being named an Employee & Management Relations consultant in 2008. Angenette was named a senior consultant in E&MR in 2012, and was promoted to E&MR Manager in 2016.
Senior Director, HR Information Management
Rich joined Carolina in 2008. Prior to this position, he served as director of HR business analysis in OHR. He has previously worked for various firms in programming and R&D roles. He has more than 20 years of experience in the technology field. Rich obtained his BS in Business Administration from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Noreen Montgomery, MS, PHR, CCP, GRP
Senior Director, Employment & Staffing
Noreen leads OHR’s Employment and Staffing team, which is responsible for SHRA and EHRA Non-Faculty recruitment and employment services and policy. Noreen has served in various HR capacities since joining the University in 1993. Before coming to UNC, she served as vice president of operations, recruitment manager and corporate recruiter for a privately held personnel service. Noreen earned her B.S. in Business Economics and her B.S. in Textiles from the State University of New York and her M.S. in Human Resource Development from Villanova University.
Noreen received her Professional in Human Resources certification through the Human Resource Certification Institute and her credentials as a Certified Compensation Professional and Global Remuneration Professional through World at Work.
Senior Director, Classification and Compensation
In his role, Adam oversees the operations of and provides vision and leadership to the Classification and Compensation team providing services to the University community. He is responsible for organizational design and classification services in conjunction with development of University compensation programs to assist leadership in attracting, motivating and retaining key talent. He joined OHR as a senior HR generalist in 2005.