Heidi E. Conway, associate director of benefits
services at Harvard University, has been named senior
director of benefits planning and administration at The
Johns Hopkins University.
Conway, who joined Johns Hopkins Feb. 15, is
responsible for shaping benefits packages offered to more
than 14,000 university employees and for administration of
"Heidi's track record in nearly 10 years at Harvard
includes a dogged determination to treat the university's
employees fairly and serve them well," said
Charlene Hayes, vice
president for human resources at Johns
Hopkins. "She has a wealth of experience that will serve
Johns Hopkins well, both in running a benefits program and
in heading important special projects."
Hayes said that Conway's priorities at Johns Hopkins
will include continued improvement of services to
employees, development of strategies to manage the rising
cost of health care and assistance with the implementation
of HopkinsOne, the business systems improvement project of
the university and the Johns Hopkins Health System.
"I am very excited and pleased to join the Johns
Hopkins team," Conway said. "It is a very important time of
change for the university, and I look forward to
contributing in my new role, especially in the areas ...
that Charlene has mentioned."
Conway joined Harvard in 1995 and was promoted to
associate director of benefits services in 2002.
Previously, she had served as assistant director, manager
of benefits services, benefits coordinator and human
resources assistant. She is a 1988 graduate of New England
College and earned a master of science in administrative
studies from Boston College in 2004.