Jan 24, 2014

Kimberly N. Kenney-Rockwal joins Elms College as director of MBA Program



Staff report

CHICOPEE – Elms College has announced the appointment of Kimberly N. Kenney-Rockwal as director of its MBA Program.

Kenney-Rockwal comes to Elms College having served as director of human resources at Health New England of Springfield since 2006. In addition to health care, her business background includes executive human resources positions in electronics manufacturing, marketing and retail.

Kenney-Rockwal has well-established ties to Elms College. A Chicopee resident for more than 20 years, she served as a member of the MBA adjunct faculty at Elms College, teaching the business dynamics of health care, managing human capital in health care and strategic human resources. She also has served on the Elms College Executive Advisory Council.

“We are extremely pleased have Kimberly in this position,” said Walter Breau, vice president of academic affairs at Elms College. “She brings a very strong skill set with which to grow our MBA program and is a tremendous representative of the college.”

Kenney-Rockwal received her master’s degree in business administration from Western New England College and is past president of the Human Resource Management Association of Western New England, among other professional affiliations.