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 

Benefits Administration

Michelle Martinez, director

Beth Bradford

Kelli Elmblade

Jackie Hess, Manager, Enrollment Management

Satpal Khalsa, Manager, Benefits

Athena Levy

Anne Marcovecchio

Teresa Meier

Jenny Rattana

Marita Vieth

Katie Holloman

Deborah Lowe

Saralee Squires

Megan Drysdale 

Summer Hogan


Peter Bowers, Manager, Retirement 

Thomas Martinez

Data management

Tristan Bender

Scott Frey

Betsy Maguire

Stephanie Sheldon

Bill Skarstad

Business Operations

Carolyn Proctor, Assistant Vice President of Employee Services

Erica Fukuhara, Manager, Business Operations and Strategy

Jen Bosma, Manager, HCM and Security

Elijah Olachea, HCM & Recruiting Solutions Manager

Tricia Strating

Joyce Gamboa

Laura Isacco 

Adriana Moreno

Brandon Sine

Natasha Soltero

Adriana Arambula

Kimberly Wendelin

Aimee Minard

Aixin Zhang

Carina Wang

Jacqueline Bannister

Henock Tesfay

Anthony Davis

Kyle Gibson

Isabelle Sanchez


RyAnne Scott, Assistant Director, Communications

Erika Floyd

Sara Hart

Kayle Lingo

Sarah Teymouri

Human Resources

Tracy Hooker, Director

Ayna Asmare

Ashley Eschler, Manager

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

Cindy Corwin

Carolyn Donadio

Karen Dreiling

Andrew Drummond

Diana Feagins

Margaret Haith

Tacy Harris

Jean Howe

Melissa Kent

Catherine McCoy

Erika Nelson

Jim Carrington

Bryan Hartle

Rebecka Tharp

Rachelle Beauplan

Dan Nunez

Christina Honne

Justin Loiselle

International Tax

Kendra Zafiratos, Manager, International Tax

Alicia Dandeneau

Millicent Adu-H’Torah