Assistant Head of School for Human Resources
Mr. Todd Swartz currently serves as Assistant Head of School for Human Resources and Operations for Providence Day School and has been with PDS since 2005.
As a member of the school’s senior leadership team, Swartz provides leadership and direction for strategic planning, vision and change management initiatives, project management, community vitality, and policy and program development. He creates all Providence Day personnel policies and directs all human resources functions.
Todd has his Juris Doctorate degree (cum laude) from Boston University School of Law where he was named both a Paul J. Liacos and Edward F. Hennessey Scholar and a bachelor’s (cum laude) in political science from Union College. He is also a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and a Society for Human Resources Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP). He is a Certified Diversity and Inclusion Professional (CDP). Todd has more than 25 years of human resources, diversity and inclusion, and employment law and labor relations experience, including roles as Special Counsel for the City of Boston’s Office of Labor Relations, Human Resources Director for the Massachusetts College of Art, and for the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.
In 2017, he was named the southeast region’s Human Resources Strategic Leader of the Year by the Employers’ Association. He also serves as an adjunct professor, teaching human resources certification for Central Piedmont Community College’s Corporate and Continuing Education Program.
He is a member of several organizations including the Society for Human Resources Management, the Charlotte Area Society for Human Resources Management, and the Central Piedmont Community College Human Resources Advisory Committee.