Executive Vice Chancellor
University of Massachusetts Global
Nancy Salzman leads UMass Global (formerly Brandman University) Office for Applied Innovation. She and her team are responsible for development and implementation of strategic partnerships with organizations across the public and private sectors, government, and military. In this role, Salzman also leads and sits on cross functional teams responsible for several university-wide initiatives including articulation of non-accredited training, workforce development, grant writing and more. Her projects have resulted in grants awarded by Workforce Investment Boards, U.S. Department of Education, and others. Prior to stepping into this leadership role, Salzman built and led Brandman’s School of Extended Education providing training and education to approximately 12,000 students per year across the nation. Prior to joining the Brandman team in 2009, Salzman practiced law, worked as the education director for a large membership/advocacy organization, and was on the Extended Education team at University of California, Irvine. Salzman sits on boards and chairs various committees with national and local organizations including UPCEA, Orange County Workforce Investment Board, and Orange County Business Council. She has been invited to speak at several national venues including UPCEA, ACHE, DoD Worldwide and C-BEN Exchange. Salzman holds a Bachelor’s degree from Tufts University, J.D. from Loyola Law School and completed a teaching credential program at CSULB.