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Human Resources Teams

Human Resources is a combination of teams that help faculty and staff do their best work by managing benefits, onboarding and recruiting and other aspects of working at Purdue.

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Focus: Health and insurance benefits, retirement, workers compensation, health savings accounts, leaves/time off/disability and the Healthy Boiler Program.


Name Title Email Phone
Canarecci, Angi Assistant, LOA 765-496-9050
Doyle, Linda Leave of Absence Coordinator 765-496-6269
Elliott, Sarah Senior Benefits Coordinator, Disability & Worker’s Compensation 765-496-5049
Erdman, Sheryl Leave of Absence Coordinator 765-494-1421
Fitz, Shelby Benefits Service Coordinator 765-494-4218
Greear, Rhonda Benefits Service Coordinator 765-494-6683
Gulbranson, Janine Retirement Program Administrator 765-494-7410
Guy, Cindy Senior Benefits Administrator, Disability & Worker’s Compensation 765-494-7388
Heriges, Ashley Benefits Service Coordinator
Hirons, Mackenzie Lead Benefits Coordinator 765-496-4045
Ince, Susan Benefits Specialist 765-496-1964
Lahram,Brooklynn Benefits Administrator, System
LaMar, Kate Benefits Specialist 765-494-1694
Lane, Kristina Leaves/Manager 765-494-6101
Leon, Lindsay Service Center Manager 765-494-9862
Miller, Kensey Associate Benefits Administrator, Health and Wellness 765-496-0122
Patton, Paula Benefits Administrator, Leaves 765-494-4768
Royer, Brandy Assistant Director, Benefits Administration 765-494-6121
Schnarr, Teresa Associate Director, Benefits Service Center 765-494-9514
Shaffer, Candace Associate Vice President, Benefits & Payroll 765-496-8621
Synesael, Tammy Associate Director, Benefit Data 765-494-0838
Wallace, Pinnie Benefits Coordinator 765-494-1686
Whited, Tammy Benefits Administrator, Health & Wellness 765-494-8522
Zentner, Kyle Lead Benefits Coordinator 765-496-4045

Focus:  Staff compensation guidelines, job family structure and pay bands, position management, promotions and merit process.


Name Title Email Phone
Chaalan, Linda Compensation Analyst 765-494-5073
Clark, James Director, Compensation 765-496-3602
Nagel, Zoe Compensation Analyst 765-496-5346
Rosner, Kathyrn Senior Compensation Analyst 765-496-3086
Schultz-Cory, Julie Senior Compensation Analyst  765-494-7394
Whitlock, Lisa senior Compensation Analyst 765-496-2545
Executive Team

Focus:  The leaders of each team, along with the Vice President of HR, collaborate for strategic vision and planning and overall human resources management


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Name Title Email Phone
Adeniyi, Adedayo Director, Leadership & Organizational Development 765-494-1683
Baer, Linda Director, Organizational Effectiveness 765-496-7863
Boyle, Amy Vice President, Human Resources 765-494-7408
Clark, James Director, Compensation 794-496-3602
Clawson, Amy Senior Business Analyst
Coulson, Brenda Director, Talent Acquisition 765-494-0603
Jansen, Michelle Director, Human Resources 765-494-6772
Lahrman, John Principal Analyst, Six Sigma/Lean
Marulanda Giraldo, Natalia Senior Admin Asst and HR Coordinator 765-494-7395
Scheffee, Adam Director, Human Resources 765-494-0034
Shaffer, Candace Associate Vice President, Benefits & Payroll 765-496-8621
Steele, Sasse HR Strategy and Planning Lead 765-496-7752
Faculty Dual Career and Relocation Services

Focus: Offers concierge services to help faculty settle in the area and assist their partners with employment searches


Name Title Email Phone
Dhital, Sambriddhi Recruitment & Retention Service Consultant 765-496-4242
Jordan, Jessica Dual Career & Relocation Specialist  765-494-1433
HR Business Partners

Focus: Provide strategic and holistic HR advice and guidance to university leadership. Counsel on matters including but not limited to workforce strategy, organizational structure considerations, performance management, and employee relations. Act as a liaison between university unit and larger Vice President of Human Resources organization.


Name Title Email Phone
Beaver, Janice Lead HR Business Partner 765-496-3879
Bivin, Tera Sr. HR Business Partner 765-494-0016
Brown, Bryan Sr. HR Business Partner 765-494-4574
DaPuzzo, Drew HR Business Parnter 765-496-9162
Henderson, Desiree HR Business Partner 765-494-6278
Jansen, Michelle Director, Human Resources 765-494-6772
Keane, Brianna HR Business Partner 765-496-9028
Lynn, Jill Sr. HR Business Partner 765-494-7398
Martin, Kent Sr. HR Business Partner 765-494-5368
Metzinger, Jan Associate Athletics Director – HR 765-494-5223
Prochno, Katherine Lead HR Business Partner 765-494-3678
Ratcliff, Lauren Sr. HR Business Partner 765-494-0106
Sailors, Justine Sr. HR Business Partner 765-494-0113
Scheffee, Adam Director, Human Resources 765-494-0034
Schroeder, Lisa Sr. HR Business Partner 765-494-5960
Smit, Laurie Lead HR Business Partner 765-496-7260
Wade, Matt Sr. HR Business Partner 765-496-6292
HR Data and Analysis

Focus: Manages HR data and completes HR Data requests, dashboards and maintains reporting inventory.


  • Use the Data Request form  to initiate your data request.
  • Use the New Data Element Request Form – Data Governance to gather essential information on proposed SucessFactors and SAP changes. This form is designed to ensure an efficient and comprehensive data collection for each request, facilitating a more structured approach to data management processes.

Name Title Email Phone
Fox, Hillary Senior Data Analyst
Gray, Cheryl Business Analyst, Lead 765-496-0380
Farr, Lisa Senior Data Analyst
Helfrich, Jennifer Assistant Director, Data and Analysis 765-496-0466
Otto, Anthony Senior Data Analyst 765-494-7387
Leadership and Organizational Development

Focus: Leadership development, professional development, goals and performance, service awards, Spring Fling, assists APSAC and CSSAC


Name Title Email Phone
Adeniyi, Adedayo Director, Leadership & Organizational Development 765-494-1683
Adu, Enoch Organizational Development Specialist, Senior 765-494-5063
Hanson, Carrie Organizational Development Specialist, Senior 765-494-7397
Martin, Theresa Organizational Development Specialist, Senior 765-494-5898
Organizational Effectiveness

Focus: Communication, change management initiatives, process improvement,  online training development and process documentation, SuccessFactors Learning (LMS) administration.


Name Title Email Phone
Baer, Linda Director, Organizational Effectiveness 765-496-7863
Blankenship, Kerry Senior Communication & Marketing Specialist 765-496-3577
Bryant, Cindy Senior Manager, HR Communications and Change Management 765-496-7432
Cline, Cathleen Business Analyst, Lead 765-496-1855
Kindel, Maelee Instructional Designer 765-496-0141
McPhail, Rodney Graphic Designer 765-496-6630
Moscrip, Dorothy (Cindy) Senior Organizational Development Specialist 765-494-0165
Warren Lobody, Michelle Senior HR Communication Specialist 765-494-7413
Payroll and Tax

Focus: Pay processes including timekeeping, employee or payroll-related actions, personnel actions including terminations, employment taxes, W-2, I-9


Name Title Email Phone
Alvarado, Denise Senior Business Analyst
Becker, Megan Payroll Administrator 765-494-2044
Coleman, Jane Payroll and Non-Resident Tax Manager 765-496-2344
Davis, Karin Payroll Administrator
Dilley, Stacie Sr. Timekeeping Technician 765-494-1698
Eberhardt, Kelly Assistant Director, Payroll 765-494-1695
Grider, Abigail I-9 Business Analyst and Training Administrator 765-496-9065
Muller, Kristine Payroll Appointment Specialist
Mullins, Donna I-9 Specialist 765-494-6765
Osiecki, Pat PG I-9 and Payroll Tax Support Specialist 765-496-5040
Poore, Brittany Manager, Payroll Appointment Specialist  765-494-5309
Seef, Tricia Payroll Appointment Specialist 765-494-2182
Smith, Ashlee Business Analyst, Lead 765-496-7083
Wang, Bailey Payroll Appointment Specialist, Lead 765-496-9264
Welnoski, Stephanie Timekeeping Administrator 765-494-6118
Wilken, Jennifer Manager, Payroll & Time Operations 765-494-6829
Wilson, Christina Payroll Appointment Specialist, Lead 765-494-1224
Talent Acquisition

Focus: Serves applicants and hiring supervisors by guiding them through the hiring process; recruiter for all staff positions


Name Title Email Phone
Arnold, Haley Talent Acquisition Specialist 765-496-7265

Bennett, Brandon

Talent Acquisition Specialist
Boone, Monica Talent Acquisition Coordinator 765-494-0097
Collins, Hillary Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist
Coulson, Brenda Director, Talent Acquisition 765-494-0603
Cruz, Wilfrido (Willie) Senior Diversity Recruiter 765-494-0922
Dhital, Sambriddhi Recruitment & Retention Service Consultant 765-496-4242
Dixon-Jacobs, Nichole Talent Acquisition Specialist 765-494-5642
Ferguson, Stephanie Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist  765-494-9418
Flemming, Michele Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist 765-496-7259
Grant, Kami Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist 765-496-5264
Hill, Gabrielle (Gabbi) Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist 765-494-4172
Johnson, Aubry Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist 765-494-0208
Mitchell, Darrell Talent Acquisition Specialist 765-494-7418
Morris, Marcia HR Specialist 765-494-1421
Previs, Ashlin Talent Acquisition Specialist 765-494-6953
Sackett, Larri Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist 765-494-5084
Stevens, Richard (Ricky) Talent Acquisition Specialist 765-496-7262
Weathers, Dezmon Recruiting Coordinator 765-494-4608