Human Resources Leadership

Denny Darrow
Denny Darrow

Vice President for Human Resources

  • Strategic vision, administration and oversight of all aspects of human resources management, including benefits, talent acquisition, compensation, employee relations and organizational effectiveness
Hannah Jackson
Hannah Jackson

Administrative Assistant to Vice President for Human Resources

Adedayo Adeniyl
Adedayo Adeniyi

Director, Leadership and Organizational Development

  • Leadership and management development
  • Leadership and management executive coaching & 360 assessment
  • Succession planning and campus-wide top talent development programming
  • Career development
  • Annual staff evaluations and performance management
  • Staff advisory committees (APSAC/CSSAC)
  • Staff recognition programs
  • HR certification: PHR, SPHR, SHRM
  • Organizational development
Amy Boyle
Amy Boyle

Associate Director, Student Life and Physical Facilities Human Resources

  • Strategic human resource management for the Division of Student Life and Physical Facilities
  • Employee relations, talent acquisition, compensation and classification for the Division of Student Life and Physical Facilities
Darrel Castricone
Darrel Castricone

Director, Compensation

  • Compensation programs, policies and procedures
  • Compliance with federal and state compensation laws
  • Classification and compensation structures
  • Information, data and advice on pay levels, policies and practices
  • Guidance, perspective and support to enable managers to make appropriate pay decisions
Brenda Coulson
Brenda Coulson

Director, Talent Acquisition

  • Executive recruitment
  • Staff recruitment
  • New employee onboarding
  • New employee orientation
  • Workforce planning
  • Staff and volunteer background check policy
Cheryl Gray
Cheryl Gray

HR Systems and Information Manager

  • Human Resources data steward
  • Benefits systems administration including enrollment, eligibility, deductions, and ongoing support
  • Operational and procedural enhancements across Human Resources
  • HR data support for clients and customers of Human Resources and systems
  • Oversee HR regulatory reporting
  • Provide leadership to computing efforts within the Human Resources area
Jared Hayman
Jared Hayman

Director of Financial Affairs

  • Financial and management reports
  • Liaison between VPHR staff and central business offices
  • Interpretation, communication and execution of fiscal policies and procedures
  • Budget planning and preparation
Pam Nesbitt
Pam Nesbitt

Director, Academic Human Resources

  • Liaison between academic units and Human Resources
  • Employee relations/conflict resolution
  • Administration of dispute resolution for administrative/professional and clerical/service staff members policy
  • Dual career relocation for faculty
  • Organizational assessments
  • Unemployment compensation
  • Exit interviews
  • New employee orientation
  • Deputy Title IX Coordinator
  • Business Systems Prioritization Governance Committee
  • Global Resource Committee
  • AdDVANCE Steering Committee
Eva Nodine
Eva Nodine

Director, Benefits

  • Develop, implement, and evaluate all employee benefit programs
  • Provide strategic planning, direction, execution for the University's benefits
  • Center for Healthy Living (wellness programs, employee assistance program)
  • Childcare Care program administration, financial management, vendor relationship
  • Family Friendly  programing
  • Ensure compliance with federal and state laws
  • Accountable for customer service, leaves administration, benefit systems and operations, and HR data
  • Consultant to University leadership to provide innovative solutions to benefit matters
Teresa Wesner
Teresa Schnarr

Associate Director, Benefits Customer Service

  • Leaves program design analysis, vendor relationship and policy
  • Centralized leaves processing for FMLA and paid parental leave
  • Worker’s compensation program design, analysis, vendor relationship and policy
  • HR customer service
  • Retirement counseling
  • Benefits communication, education and outreach
Kevin Vedder
Kevin Vedder

Senior Director, Organizational Effectiveness

  • Assist in developing and executing strategic initiatives
  • Change management
  • Employee Training and Development (ETD)
  • Enhance organizational performance
  • Human Resources communications
  • Utilize workforce analytics to drive change and enhance employee engagement

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