Gary Cormier

Gary Cormier

Senior Director of HR Consulting for FAS
Gary Cormier

Gary is the Director of HR Consulting for FAS. In this role, Gary is responsible for managing a staff of HR Consultants, who deliver Human Resources policies and programs to all of FAS staff, including organizational planning and development, employment and talent management, training and career development, employee relations, compensation, diversity initiatives and a variety of other employee services. Gary also designs and delivers a series of management and staff development programs throughout the FAS. Gary brings a career of 30 years’ experience in both Human Resources and leadership management, the last 15 of which have been at an executive management level. Gary has had a variety of experiences in leading various departments and functions through periods of growth and change in a variety of different sectors. Gary has had overall management responsibility for departments of over a hundred employees all the way down to small team in start-up functions and as an interim, acting leader on management consulting assignments.

Gary’s direct work experience has been in high growth companies (such as Lotus Development), large enterprise organizations (such as IBM), HR solution providers (such as BrassRing) and in the realm of academia (such as at Harvard University in a leadership role on assignment and then as a Director of HR Consulting for the main university of Faculty of Arts and Sciences, managing a team of nine HR Consultants). Gary has also been a co-founder of a startup company called MyPerfectGig, a cutting edge recruitment sourcing technology solution, having raised two rounds of venture funding in the amount of $11M.

Gary has a double BA Degree from Assumption College, Worcester, MA in both Biology & English as well as a Masters in Theological Studies/Pastoral Counseling from Weston School of Theology, Cambridge, MA. He sits on boards of a number of for profit and non-profit organizations.

Gary’s particular expertise is focused in the areas of diagnosing, consulting and delivering HR services and solutions to organizations in need of HR leadership, management development and strategic planning coaching. He has a relevant background in leadership and employee development training delivery, in developing strategic plans for various organizations and functions, including providing leadership relative to mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, as well as broad experience in various change management interventions.

Contact Information

FAS Human Resources
1414 Mass. Ave., 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-5571