Meet Human Resources

Steven Greisdorf, Director of Human Resources 

First year at Gordon Conwell: 2020

Places he’s called home: Born in Chicago; grew up in Daytona Beach, Florida; went to college in North Carolina; lived in Washington, DC for 30 years; moved to the North Shore of Boston in 2017.

As Director of HR, I focus on broad HR policy matters, strategic planning, capacity building, and corporate culture. When I am not at work, I enjoy CrossFit, baseball card collecting, and playing board games with my wife.

Email: [email protected] | Phone: 978-646-4052

Mary Herlich, Assistant Director of Human Resources

First year at Gordon Conwell: 2000

Places she’s called home: East Greenbush, NY, Watertown, MA, Salem MA and has lived in South Hamilton, MA since 1990.

Before joining the Human Resources team in 2004, Mary served as a Teacher’s Aide in Gordon-Conwell’s Nursery School. From there Mary served as Payroll Manager before becoming Assistant Director. Mary loves painting, playing scrabble, horses, working out, longs walks, the coast of Maine and home improvement projects.  Mary spends her free time with her husband Jeff, their dog Sadie and their four grown children.

Email: [email protected] | Phone: 978-646-4051

Elizabeth Ross, HR Systems Administrator

First year at Gordon Conwell: 2020

Places she’s called home: Born and raised on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula; went to college in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and spent 5 years on the North Shore of Boston before moving to northern Virginia in 2021.

Elizabeth first entered Gordon Conwell as a student (MAR ’19) and joined the Human Resources team in 2020. Her work focuses on supporting recruitment and employee training efforts, as well organizing HR’s monthly email newsletters. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family outdoors, quilting, and reading.

Email: [email protected] | Phone: 978-646-4053

Cathy Zhan, HR Administrative Assistant

First year at Gordon Conwell: 2021

Places she’s called home: Minneapolis, MN; Syracuse, NY; Boston, MA; Beverly, MA

Cathy keeps the HR office running smoothly by handling essential administrative tasks, from compliance to community-building activities. She enjoys exploring new places with friends, going on long walks, eating good food and is always up for a spontaneous adventure.

Email: [email protected] | Phone: 978-646-4055

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