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Gaston Reinoso Named Associate Vice Chancellor/Vice President for Human Resources

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Houston, April 24, 2019 - Gaston Reinoso has been appointed associate vice chancellor/vice president for Human Resources and will be joining the University of Houston in July. Reinoso, assistant vice president for Human Resource Management at Louisiana State University, was selected following a national candidate search.

"Gaston brings extensive experience leading organizational change, workforce planning and development and System integration within the higher educational environment, and we are looking forward to his leadership as the chief human resources officer for the UH System and a key member of our leadership team," said Senior Vice Chancellor and Senior Vice President, Division of Administration and Finance Jim McShan.

"I am very excited to be a part of such a dynamic and visionary higher educational environment and very much looking forward to working with faculty, staff and students to continue the momentum toward a 'best-in-class' workforce organization," Reinoso said.

He will be succeeding Sandra Armstrong, interim associate vice chancellor/vice president Human Resources, who was appointed Oct. 1 and who will remain as executive director, HR Operations.

Reinoso earned a bachelor's degree in international business and business administration from Lindenwood University and an MBA from Southern Illinois University.

He is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, the Louisiana State Civil Service System HR Advisory Committee, and the College and Universities Human Resources Professional Organization.

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