Employee Services is dedicated to making the University of Colorado a better place to work.

The department delivers services designed to meet the university’s needs by delivering quality benefits coverage and retirement plans, accurate and timely payroll and taxation, leadership development and learning opportunities, human resources guidance and best practices. We strive to make CU’s workforce strong, healthy and financially secure.

Employee Services accomplishes this by developing productive relationships and collaborating with the campus community and external partners to advance the university’s mission.

The department leverages its expertise to provide the university community with a satisfying, comprehensive experience – promoting understanding and use of our services through educational outreach, excellent customer service and user-friendly technology.

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Staff members

Associate Vice President's Office

Felicity O’Herron, Chief Human Resources Officer and Associate Vice President 

Michelle Martinez, Director, Strategic Benefits Initiatives 

Benefits Administration

Sharon Bishop, Assistant Vice President, Benefits and Payroll

Jackie Hess, Manager, Enrollment Management

Satpal Khalsa, Manager, Benefits

Beth Bradford

Kelli Elmblade

Athena Levy

Anne Marcovecchio

Teresa Meier

Jenny Rattana

Marita Vieth

Katie Holloman

Deborah Lowe

Saralee Squires

Megan Drysdale 

Summer Hogan

Nate Dietrich

Wilson Vargas

Andrew Martinez

Deric Green


Peter Bowers, Manager, Retirement 

Thomas Martinez

Business Operations

Carolyn Proctor, Assistant Vice President of Employee Services

Erica Fukuhara, Manager, Business Operations and Strategy

Elijah Olachea, Manager, HCM & Recruiting Solutions

Tricia Strating

Jen Bosma

Joyce Gamboa 

Adriana Moreno

Brandon Sine

Kimberly Wendelin

Aimee Minard

Jacqueline Bannister

Anthony Davis

Isabelle Sanchez

Rebecka Tharp

Ryan Snyder

Data management

Stephanie Sheldon, Team Manager, Data Analysis

Tristan Bender

Scott Frey

Kyle Gibson

Betsy Maguire


RyAnne Scott, Assistant Director, Communications

Erika Floyd

Sara Hart

Kayle Lingo

Sarah Settle

Human Resources

Tracy Hooker, Director

Ashley Eschler, Manager

James Alexander

Savannah Bermudez

Ashley Frakes

Lexi Klymkow

Learning and Development

Janet Lowe, Director

Angie Generose

Annie Melzer

Kay Miller

Laura Siedzick

David Sprouse

Shannon Sunderland

Mary Williams

Roberta Calderaro


Sharon Bishop, Assistant Vice President, Benefits and Payroll

Diane Wiederspahn, Manager, Payroll

Shelly Brown

Carolyn Donadio

Karen Dreiling

Andrew Drummond

Diana Feagins

Margaret Haith

Tacy Harris

Jean Howe

Melissa Kent

Catherine McCoy

Erika Nelson

Jim Carrington

Bryan Hartle

Rachelle Beauplan

Christina Honne

Justin Loiselle

Ryan Foley

Daniela Canizalez

International Tax

Kendra Zafiratos, Manager, International Tax

Alicia Dandeneau

Millicent Adu-H’Torah