As the executive director of training and workforce development, Jeremiah P. Riordon leads training and education program redesign with clients and stakeholders of Commonwealth Medicine. He directs the launch of new training programs and training-related consulting engagements and oversees the delivery of workforce development policy activities, training, communication, and performance improvement approaches, including ensuring compliance with state-funded contracts and federal grants. Additionally, he is responsible for formulating and implementing training strategies and operational plans for established and emerging business activities in designated product lines.
Prior to joining Commonwealth Medicine, Riordon, a psychology professor for over 25 years, held leadership positions at Worcester State University, Springfield Technical Community College, Mount Wachusett Community College, and Landmark College, overseeing faculty, administration, Title IX investigations, and workforce training. As a trainer, he has conducted hundreds of training needs assessments, created multi-year training plans, and delivered trainings for businesses while also writing and administering numerous grant awards.
Riordon’s development and delivery of online courses earned him recognition for outstanding course design by Massachusetts Colleges Online. Additionally, Riordon is a Quality Matters Certified Peer Reviewer for higher education courses to ensure highest quality and adherence to universal design standards.
Riordon holds a doctorate in higher education administration from Northeastern University and earned both his master’s of education degree and bachelor’s degree in psychology from Northern Arizona University.