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JulieAnn Garcia

JulieAnn Garcia

Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer


JulieAnn Garcia is vice president and chief human resources officer for UMGC, where she leads efforts to strengthen organizational effectiveness and the global employee experience.

Garcia joined UMGC in 2015 as assistant vice president of HR Operations for the overseas divisions and has 25 years of experience in higher education, for-profit, and nonprofit settings.

Before joining UMGC, she served as chief learning and business operations officer at the National Education Association, working to align business strategy and operational needs focusing on workforce planning.

She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from McMurry University and a Master of Business Administration from Abilene Christian University, as well as certifications as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) from the HR Certification Institute and the Society for Human Resource Management, respectively.