Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has named Alexander C. Collichio, Esq., SPHR, to the post of vice president of human resources effective Dec. 14. The appointment was announced by President and CEO Joseph A. Ruffolo.
A graduate of the University of Buffalo School of Law, where he earned a Juris Doctor degree, Collichio practiced law for several years before choosing a career in human resources.
He most recently served as director of labor and employee relations for the Erie County Medical Center Corp., where he had overall responsibility for civil service, labor relations and business partner functions. He also served as chief negotiator with several labor unions and negotiated collective bargaining agreements that implemented long-term strategies and new performance improvement processes.
Prior to joining the ECMC Corp., Collichio was an assistant legal counsel for both the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority and the Buffalo City School System.
In his new role, Collichio will oversee day-to-day human resources operations and strategic planning initiatives for Memorial Medical Center and its satellite sites.