Kristin McCoy appointed OVC’s new director of human resources

Kristin McCoy appointed OVC’s new director of human resources

Dear Colleagues,

I am delighted to announce that Kristin McCoy has been appointed as OVC’s new director of human resources.

No doubt she is familiar to many, if not all of you, as she has worked at OVC since 2012, rising from a human resource administrator to associate director of HR.

Kristin, who has been serving as interim HR director for the past few months, succeeds Sharon Bridburg, now the director of strategic talent management in central HR.

There may be no one who knows OVC, its culture and values, and its people better than Kristin, as she has been responsible for helping to hire, promote, and develop dozens of staff across every one of our offices and functions.

Among her notable accomplishments are spearheading an extensive market/equity salary review and implementation for administrative staff and support staff; serving as a member of the MIT Council on Staff Diversity and Inclusion, the Council on Family and Work, and the inaugural OVC Staff Council; and increasing the use of data and survey insights, such as the MIT Quality of Life Survey (QoL), to enhance community, retention, and diversity.

She has also been a champion of our millennial employees, establishing and co-leading a Millennial Employee Resource Group and creating a Young Professionals Webinar series with the MIT WorkLife Center.

I personally have valued Kristin’s extensive knowledge of MIT’s HR processes, sensitive management of complex personnel and policy issues, and keen sense of humor (including her outstanding emcee abilities during OVC Infinite Mile events).

While she credits Sharon as a major mentor and influence on her approach to HR, she is eager to bring her own style to the role and will undoubtedly be a vital part of OVC’s next chapter.

Prior to her time at MIT and OVC, Kristin worked at the Perkins School for the Blind and Lionbridge Technologies Inc, She earned her B.S.from Bentley University and master’s in human resource management from Framingham State University.

Please join me in congratulating Kristin.


– Ian