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 Education: 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.
  • Technologies: Providing technical expertise for Human Resources Management Software, Jobs at CU and other systems.

Contact Us

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ES Team

Assistant Vice President's Office

Lisa Landis, Assistant Vice President

Judy Anderson

Denise Weir

Benefits Administration

Michelle Martinez, Director

Elizabeth (Beth) Bradford

Adrian Castro

Tamara Crandall

Jennifer Green, Manager

Athena Levy

Laura Manson

Anne Marcovecchio

Teresa Meier

Jenny Rattana

Nicholaos Siauw

Marita Vieth

Jeff Woodard


Peter Bowers

Thomas Martinez

Business Operations

Ross Mote, Assistant Director

Jim Dages

​Kelli Kelly

RyAnne Scott

Valerie Skillern

Kim Wendelin

Financial Education

Katherine Sauer, Director

Josh Brumley

Jen Staley

Human Resources

Tracy Hooker, Assistant Director

Ayna Asmare

Vicki Davis

Margaret Haith

Annette Sargent

Jessi Spielberg

International Tax

Cathleen Angell

Alicia Dandeneau

Kendra Zafiratos

Learning and Development

Janet Lowe, Director

Kay Miller

Erin Russell

Laura Siedzick

David Sprouse

Mary Williams

Payroll Administration

Rebecca Hammond, Manager

Glenda Borron

Karen Dreiling

Tacy Harris

Melissa Kent

Deborah Ryan

Technologies and Production

Lisa Affleck, Director

Shelley Brown

Carolyn Donadio

Scott Frey

Angelica Garcia-Throckmorton

Joshua Grudle

Elliot Hinman

Jean Howe

Kary Mabie

Nancy Sicalides-Tucker

Bill Skarstad

Dilcia Vicens