About Employee Services

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Employee Services serves CU employees through seven primary functions:

  • Benefits: Providing university employees and faculty with excellent health benefits, a variety of retirement plans, life and disability insurance
  • Employee Learning and Development:Providing university-wide development and administration of quality learning programs to maximize job performance and satisfaction for faculty, staff and student workers
  • Financial Wellness: Bridging the gap between your benefits and the financial decisions you need to make the right choices
  • Human Resources: Delivering HR services to the employees in System Administration, working in conjunction with campus HR directors to identify policy changes and manage training compliance
    HR plays a role in recruiting outstanding employees to the University of Colorado’s four campuses and system office.
  • International Tax: Helping CU’s international employees to navigate U.S. tax laws and related issues
  • Payroll: Ensuring accurate and timely payroll and leading university-wide pay and time collection

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ES Team

Associate Vice President's Office

Carolyn Proctor, Interim Associate Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer

Benefits & Payroll Administration

Michelle Martinez, director

Jennifer Green, assistant director, Benefits Operations

Sharon Bishop, director, Payroll

Angelica Garcia Throckmorton, manager, Payroll

Trista Borrego, manager, Payroll Administration

Beth Bradford

Teresa Meier

Kelli Emblade

Hannah Schott

Laura Hall

Athena Levy

Anne Marcovecchio

Jenny Rattana

Jenna Stanford

Jeff Woodard

Andrew Drummond

Tacy Harris

Anne Melzer

Justin Griffin

Cindy Corwin

Erika Nelson

Michael Hodnett

Kayla Gonzalez

Nichole Crockett

Shelly Brown

Jean Howe

Nancy Sicalides-Tucker

Carolyn Donadio

Debi Ryan

Melissa Kent

Karen Dreiling 


Peter Bowers, manager, Retirement 

Thomas Martinez

Business Operations

Carolyn Proctor, director of Operations and Strategy

Erica Fukuhara, manager, Operations and Strategy

Jen Bosma, manager, HCM and Security

Tricia Strating

Joyce Gamboa

Judy Anderson

Brandon Sine

Laura Isacco 

Zainab Ahmad

Kimberly Wendelin

Carina Wang

Natasha Soltero


RyAnne Scott, manager, Communications

Erika Floyd

Sara Hart

Kayle Lingo

Financial Wellness

Mark Stanker, director, Elevate Program

Josh Brumley

Human Resources

Tracy Hooker, director

Ayna Asmare

Ashley Eschler

Ashley Frakes

Gabrielle Sawusch

Lexi Klymkow

International Tax

Kendra Zafiratos, manager, International Tax

Alicia Dandeneau

Cat Angell

Learning and Development

Janet Lowe, director

Kaitlyn Elliott

Angie Generose

Kay Miller

Erin Russell

Laura Siedzick

David Sprouse

Mary Williams

Technologies and Production

Stephanie Sheldon

Tristan Bender

Betsy Maguire

Scott Frey

Bill Skarstad