Adriana C Cabré
Vice Chancellor of Human Resources at National University Systems
Adriana Cabré is a dynamic executive with over 20 years of Human Resources experience across diverse industries, including bio-pharmaceuticals, medical device, healthcare and high-tech industries. Adriana joined the National University System in October 2016 as the first Vice Chancellor of Human Resources in the history of the institution. As her first time working in Higher Education, Adriana is responsible for building best class people practices to propel National University and its Affiliates as an employer of choice. As the leader of the Human Resources function, she has expertise in the areas of organizational effectiveness, talent acquisition, employee relations, HR operations, HR compliance and total rewards among other areas.
During her professional career, Adriana acquired progressive managerial and executive experience in various roles at Amylin Pharmaceuticals, CooperVision, and Motorola, Inc. She developed a solid base of HR knowledge in the US, Latin America and international markets in areas such as leadership development, strategic sourcing, project management, joint ventures, acquisitions and divestitures.
Adriana is a recognized trusted strategic partner. She has a reputation of being driven operationally with practical solutions for attracting, developing, and retaining an engaged high performing workforce. She drives people strategies to align with current and future business needs balanced with her strong values. Uncompromising integrity is a staple throughout her career, speaking on behalf of those underrepresented
Adriana serves as a board member of the California Diversity Council, Father Joe’s Village, and Fellowship of Servant Leaders. She is involved in various Human Resources organizations related to Human Resources Leadership, Talent Development and the advancement of Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace. As an Adjunct Professor at UCSD Extension, she shares her hands-on knowledge on Human Resources practices with the next generation of HR professionals.
She received a B.A. with a concentration in International Business from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and a MBA from Nova Southeastern University, Wayne Huizenga Business School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Adriana lives in Solana Beach and enjoys staying active and volunteering in various non-profit organizations.