About Employee Services


Employee Services serves CU employees through these 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.
  • Payroll: Ensuring accurate and timely payroll and leading university-wide pay and time collection, as well as helping CU’s international employees to navigate U.S. tax laws and related issues

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ES Team

Associate Vice President's Office

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

Benefits Administration

Michelle Martinez, director

Jennifer Green, assistant director, Benefits Operations

Beth Bradford

Kelli Elmblade

​Laura Hall

Jackie Hess

Athena Levy

Anne Marcovecchio

Teresa Meier

Jenny Rattana

Hannah Schott

​Jenna Stanford

Marita Vieth

Jeff Woodward


Peter Bowers, manager, Retirement 

Thomas Martinez

Data management

Tristan Bender

Scott Frey

Betsy Maguire

Stephanie Sheldon

Bill Skarstad

Business Operations

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

Erica Fukuhara, manager, Operations and Strategy

Jen Bosma, manager, HCM and Security

Elijah Olachea, HCM & Recruiting Solutions Manager

Tricia Strating

Joyce Gamboa

​Sohpie Gullett

Laura Isacco 

Adriana Moreno

Brandon Sine

Natasha Soltero

Kimberly Wendelin

Carina Wang


RyAnne Scott, manager, Communications

Erika Floyd

Sara Hart

Kayle Lingo

Human Resources

Tracy Hooker, director

Ayna Asmare

Ashley Eschler

Ashley Frakes

Lexi Klymkow

Gabrielle Sawusch

Learning and Development

Janet Lowe, director

Kaitlyn Elliott

Angie Generose

​Annie Melzer

Kay Miller

Erin Russell

Laura Siedzick

David Sprouse

Mary Williams


Sharon Bishop, director, Payroll

Diane Wiederspahn, Payroll Manager

​Shelly Brown

​Nichole Crockett

​Cindy Corwin

​Carolyn Donadio

​Karen Dreiling

​Andrew Drummond

​Diana Feagins

Kayle Gonzalez

​Justin Griffin

Margaret Haith

​Tacy Harris

​Jean Howe

Melissa Kent

Catherine McCoy

Erika Nelson

Debi Ryan

International Tax

Kendra Zafiratos, manager, International Tax

Cat Angell

Alicia Dandeneau