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Office of Human Resources
Mid Campus Center (MCC)
4590 Children's Place, Suite 1600
Campus Box 8002
Saint Louis, MO  63110

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Phone: 314-362-7196
Fax: 314-362-4923

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Directory

Administration

Legail Poole Chandler
Vice Chancellor for Human Resources
Campus Box 1184
Telephone: 314-935-7746
Fax: 314-935-5146
Email: legail_chandler@wustl.edu  
Legail is responsible for all aspects of Human Resources for the University, including development and implementation of policies and procedures, evaluation and standardization of benefits and compensation, and advancing the mission of the University. She also oversees the University child care services.

Bob Buer
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Human Resources
Campus Box 1190
Telephone: 314-935-2846
Fax: 314-935-8198
Email: rbuer@wustl.edu  
In his role as Assistant Vice Chancellor, Bob oversees the areas of Employee Engagement, Employee Relations, Compensation, and Benefits.

Apryle M. Cotton
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Human Resources
Campus Box 8002
Telephone: 314-362-6774
Fax: 314-362-2500
Email: apryle.cotton@wustl.edu  
Apryle, in her role as Assistant Vice Chancellor, is responsible for Diversity and Inclusion, Talent Management, including Recruitment and Learning and Development, and Applied Leadership/Organizational Development efforts.

Lisa Caress
Executive Assistant/Program Coordinator
Campus Box 1184
Telephone: 314-935-6087
Fax: 314-935-5146
Email: caresslisa@wustl.edu  
Lisa provides administrative support to the Vice Chancellor for Human Resources. Her office is located on the Danforth Campus and she coordinates the accounting and administrative details for HR. Lisa oversees the University’s annual United Way Campaign, and provides back-up assistance as necessary.

Lynn Meisemann
Administrative Professional
Campus Box 8002
Telephone: 314-362-4960
Fax: 314-362-2500
Email: lynn.meisemann@wustl.edu  
Lynn provides administrative support for the Assistant Vice Chancellor and HR.

Amanda C. Pope, MBA
Communications Program Manager
Campus Box 1184
Telephone: 314-935-4572
Fax: 314-935-5146
Email: apope@wustl.edu  
Amanda leads and develops key strategic Human Resources communications and initiatives that focus on creating a valuable, engaging employee experience. She is responsible for the brand, strategic direction and integrated plan for university wide employee events, engagement programming and HR communications.

Betsy Snyder
Employee Engagement Specialist
Campus Box 8002
Telephone: 314-935-2689
Fax: 314-935-5146
Email: snyderb@wustl.edu  
As the Employee Engagement Specialist, Betsy coordinates employee recognition initiatives, employee activities and initiatives related to creating a valuable employee experience.

Katherine Spakowski
Secretary III
Campus Box 8002
Telephone: 314-362-4930
Fax: 314-362-2500
Email: kspakows@wustl.edu  
Kathy schedules calendar appointments for the Vice Chancellor for Human Resources, maintains training room schedules, and manages all digital signage needs at the School of Medicine.

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Applied Leadership

Any member of this group can be contacted for: executive or leadership coaching, organizational effectiveness assessment, team building, customer service training, change assessment and planning, management training and development.

Dawn Newman
Manager – Organizational Development
Campus Box 1188
Telephone: 314-935-2732
Fax: 314-935-9838
Email: dawn.m.newman@wustl.edu   
 
Michael Cristiani, Ed.D.
Consultant – Organizational Development
Campus Box 8002
Telephone: 314-362-4931
Fax: 314-362-2500
Email: cristiani@wustl.edu  

Lynn N. Dull
Consultant – Organizational Development
Campus Box 8002
Telephone: 314-362-4132
Fax 314-362-2500
Email: dulll@wustl.edu  

Karen Ann Sanders
Consultant – Organizational Development
Campus Box 8002
Telephone: 314-362-0874
Fax: 314-362-2500
Email: k.sanders@wustl.edu  

Benefits

Linda Hack
Director of Benefits
Campus Box 1190
Telephone: 314-935-8642
Fax: 314-935-8198
Email: lindahack@wustl.edu  
Linda is responsible for the overall design, implementation, communication, and administration of the University’s benefits programs; ensures that the WU benefits program is competitive, cost-effective, designed in compliance with all applicable regulations, and meets the diverse needs of faculty, staff, and administration across the University.

Kathryn Andel
Administrative Assistant
Campus Box 1190
Telephone: 314-935-7085
Fax: 314-935-8198
Email: keandel@wustl.edu  
Contact Kathryn for questions or interest in membership and activities of The Women’s Club at Washington University in St Louis.

Sandy Allen
HRMS Specialist – Benefits
Campus Box 1190
Telephone: 314-935-9836
Fax: 314-935-8198
Email: allensa@wustl.edu  
Sandy is responsible for day-to-day management of the Benefits systems, including preparing documents, updating set-up tables, fulfilling data requests, creating audit reports, and providing assistance with HRMS upgrades and addition phases.

Donna Bequette
Retirement Manager
Campus Box 1190
Telephone: 314-935-8110
Fax: 314-935-8198
Email: dbequette@wustl.edu  
Donna manages the University’s retirement plans, including the 403(b), and deferred compensation plans. Donna can assist with questions on plan features and eligibility, She also coordinates financial education programs and learning sessions throughout the year along with our vendor partners.

Jennifer Gang
Benefits Coordinator
Campus Box 1190
Telephone: 314-935-7745
Fax: 314-935-8198
Email: jennifergang@wustl.edu  
Jennifer provides customer support and can answer questions on health/dental/vision/prescription drug plans, Health Savings Accounts, COBRA, flex spending plans and retiree billing setup and questions.

Pam Guntli
Benefits Coordinator
Campus Box 8002
Telephone: 314-362-4925
Fax: 314-362-4923
Email: guntlip@wustl.edu  
Pam provides customer service support for the School of Medicine regarding life insurance options and retirement savings (403b) plan. Online enrollment and changes to the 403(b) plan can be initiated through HRMS self-service.  Pam council’s med school  employees’ who are preparing to retire with their health, life and tuition benefits.

Peggy Heck
Senior Benefits Coordinator
Campus Box 1190
Telephone: 314-935-5931
Fax: 314-935-81998
Email: peggyheck@wustl.edu  
Peggy coordinates the life insurance plans both basic and supplemental, the long-term disability plans, and auto/home insurance discounts, including related communications and enrollments or changes for those plans.

John Henderson
Senior Benefits Manager – Health and Welfare Plans
Campus Box 8002
Telephone: 314-362-9341
Fax: 314-362-4923
Email: john.henderson@wustl.edu  
John manages the healthcare plans (including prescription drugs, dental and vision) and the flex spending plans, including the postdoctoral appointees and clinical fellow plans. John can assist with unresolved healthcare related issues or eligibility determinations.

Kimberly Olivastro
Senior Benefits Coordinator
Campus Box 1190
Telephone: 314-935-5759
Fax: 314-935-8198
Email: kolivastro@wustl.edu  
Contact Kim for questions on how to apply for and use employee, spouse, and dependent child tuition. Kim initiates the approval process and coordinates payments to other schools through Student Financial Services. Kim coordinates the Missouri Saving for Tuition (MO$T) program.

Matthew Roser
Benefits Coordinator
Campus Box 8002
Telephone: 314-362-4929
Fax: 314-362-4923
Email: matthew.roser@wustl.edu  
Matt administers the on-line benefits and related payroll transactions through HRMS employee self-service for the med school, including new hire events and life events and coordinates the Retirement Medical Savings Account (RMSA) and Long Term Care broker relationship.

Mary Stull
Senior Benefits Manager
Campus Box 1190
Telephone: 314-935-5701
Fax: 314-935-8198
Email: marystull@wustl.edu  
Mary manages and oversees the financials for the benefits department which includes required IRS/DOL filings and summary annual reports. She also provides analysis and reconciliation of all employee benefit plans.

Wellness

Emily Page
Employee Wellness Manager
Campus Box 1241
Telephone: 314-935-3654
Fax: 314-935-8198
Email: emily.page@wustl.edu   
Emily manages the design and evaluation of wellness programs for faculty and staff, recruits wellness champions, and works with University leadership to promote a culture of wellness.

Nikki A. Hafner
Wellness Coordinator
Campus Box 1241
Telephone: 314-935-3211
Fax: 314-935-8603
Email: nikki.hafner@wustl.edu  
Nikki coordinates and executes wellness programs for faculty and staff, including annual biometric screenings, health fairs, flu shot administration, and activity challenges. She also assists employees with questions about program rewards and incentives.

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Compensation and Rewards

Thomas G. Kraft
Director, Compensation
Campus Box 8002
Telephone: 314-362-7202
Fax: 314-362-2500
Email: kraftt@wustl.edu  
Tom also oversees the compensation planning and development for Danforth Schools and the School of Medicine. Tom serves as the primary point of contact for the School of Medicine on compensation policies and practice, employee/faculty reward strategies, organizational structure, employee salary, equity, market value, promotional increases, job review and grading, titling and setting appropriate minimum requirements, salary range adjustments, manages exempt/non-exempt status, and takes requests for salary market analyses and presentations regarding pay. This oversight and direction includes reviews and determination of contractor status, and non-employee/non-appointee situations to determine appropriate employment status.  In addition to Compensation, Tom oversees the appointments and HRMS records teams for the University. Customer service concerns should be taken to Tom.

Donna Boehne
Compensation Manager
Campus Box 1190
Telephone: 314-935-8727
Fax: 314-935-8198
Email: donna_boehne@wustl.edu   
Donna answers questions for the Danforth schools and CFU regarding compensation policies, employee reward strategies, faculty compensation matters, employee salary equity, market, promotional increases, job description development, review and grading, titling and setting appropriate minimum requirements, salary range adjustments, assigns exempt/non-exempt status, and takes requests for salary market analyses and presentations regarding pay. She also reviews and determines non-employee and non-appointee situations to determine appropriate employment status. 
 
Carla Becherer
Compensation Analyst
Campus Box 1190
Telephone: 314-935-6016
Fax: 314-935-8198
Email: cbecherer@wustl.edu  
Carla answers questions for the Danforth schools and CFU regarding staff compensation, including job descriptions, grades and titles, and helps set pay for employee promotions, and new hires. She reviews and approves pay changes in HRMS and can answer questions regarding policies, HRMS entries and status of title or pay adjustments. Carla also responds to questions regarding exempt/non-exempt status. 

Mary Ann Lockett
Compensation Analyst
Campus Box 8002
Telephone: 314-362-4971
Fax: 314-362-2500
Email: lockett@wustl.edu  
Mary Ann answers questions at the School of Medicine regarding staff compensation, including job descriptions, grades and titles, and helps set pay for employee promotions, and new hires. She oversees the Faculty Appointment and Promotion process (APGAR) and the status of the approval. Mary Ann also responds to questions regarding postdocs.

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Diversity and Inclusion

Daniel Blash, Ph.D., LPC, NCCA
Assistant Dean/Cultural Awareness/Staff Diversity
Campus Box 8002
Telephone: 314-362-4991
Fax: 314-362-2500
Email: blashd@wustl.edu
Requests for assistance with diversity and inclusion training, intervention, advice and guidance can be directed to Daniel.  He provides support to principal investigators who are applying for grants that require diversity and inclusion related data and advises faculty search committees on selecting Diversity and Inclusion advisors, conducting training and search processes. Requests for assistance in developing content or ideas for programs or events can be directed to him.  Daniel is available to talk with any employee who wishes to have a D & I conversation or who needs help addressing an issue. To schedule training or presentations, contact Daniel.     

Denise Marguerite DeCou
Director, Diversity and Inclusion/Continuing Development and Program Delivery
Campus Box 1184
Telephone: 314-935-3188
Fax: 314-935-5146
Email: dmdecou@wustl.edu  
Requests for assistance with diversity and inclusion training, intervention, advice and guidance can be directed to Denise.  She provides support to principal investigators who are applying for grants that require diversity and inclusion related data and advises faculty search committees on selecting Diversity and Inclusion advisors, conducting training and search processes. Requests for assistance in developing training content or ideas for programs or events can be directed to her.  Denise is available to talk with any employee who wishes to have a D & I conversation or who needs help addressing an issue.  To schedule training or presentations, contact Denise.     

Monica Black Robinson
Diversity and Inclusion Leader
Campus Box 1190
Telephone: 314-935-4792
Fax: 314-935-8186
Email: monicablack@wustl.edu  
Monica can take requests for Diversity and Inclusion training, presentations, programs or events or interventions. She is available to talk with any employee who wishes to have a D & I conversation or who needs help addressing an issue.  

Rachelle D. Smith, Ph.D., LPC
Diversity and Inclusion Leader
Campus Box 8002
Telephone: 314-362-9356
Fax: 314-362-2500
Email: rachelle.smith@wustl.edu  
Rachelle can take requests for Diversity and Inclusion training, presentations, programs or events or interventions. She is available to talk with any employee who wishes to have a D & I conversation or who needs help addressing an issue.  

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Employee Relations

For Danforth Schools and CFU

Sara Wright
Employee Relations Manager – Danforth and CFU
Campus Box 1184
Telephone: 314-935-3147
Fax: 314-935-5146
Email: sara.wright@wustl.edu
Sara takes questions from management and employees on all policies affecting employment and appointment at the University. Requests for management training or presentations on employment policies can be directed to her. In addition, she can provide advice and guidance on employee relations matters, disciplinary action, constructive coaching, performance management, time off and organizational development, restructuring or job elimination scenarios to any employee who wishes to talk about these issues or needs assistance. Customer service issues should be taken to Sara.

Ashley Gibson
Human Resources Consultant – Danforth and CFU
Campus Box 1184
Telephone: 314-935-7515
Fax: 314-935-5146
Email: Ashley.gibson@wustl.edu  
Ashley can be contacted to provide advice on employment policies, procedures and employee relations matters by either management or employees. She responds to employee concerns and consults with supervisors on corrective action, performance management, time off, unemployment claims and other policy related issues; Questions about New Employee Orientations and other HR Training Sessions related to employee relations and performance management can be directed to Ashley.

For the School of Medicine

Leanne Stewart, Ph.D.
Employee Relations Manager – WUSM
Campus Box 8002
Telephone: 314-362-8278
Fax: 314-362-4923
Email: lstewart@wustl.edu  
Leanne takes questions from School of Medicine management and employees on all policies affecting employment and appointment at the University. Requests for management training or presentations on employment policies can be directed to her. for  In addition, she can provide advice and guidance on employee relations matters, disciplinary action, constructive coaching, performance management, time off and organizational development, restructuring or job elimination scenarios to the following departments: Medical School Finance Office, Medical School Student/Employee Health, and School of Medicine Vice Chancellor and Dean. Customer service concerns for employee relations should be taken to Leanne.

Lanelle Coleman
Human Resources Consultant – WUSM
Campus Box 8002
Telephone: 314-362-4927
Fax: 314-362-4923
Email: lanelle.coleman@wustl.edu  
Lanelle takes questions from School of Medicine management and employees on all policies affecting employment and appointment. In addition, she provides advice and guidance on employee relations matters and organizational development to the following departments: Anesthesiology, Animal Studies, Associate Dean Curriculum, Biology and Biomedical Sciences, Center for Advanced Research Sciences, Center for Clinical Studies, Comparative Medicine, Continuing Medical Education, Diversity Programs, Eric P. Newman Education Center, Graduate Medical Education, Human Research Protection Office, Medical Computing Services, Medical Networking Services, Medical Student Support Services, Neurosurgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Professional Liability Program, School of Medicine Library, Physician Billing Compliance, and WU Physicians Billing Service.

James Gebken
 Human Resources Consultant – WUSM
Campus Box 8002
Telephone: 314-362-8279
Fax: 314-362-4923
Email: gebkenj@wustl.edu  
Jim takes questions from School of Medicine management and employees on all policies affecting employment and appointment. In addition, he provides advice and guidance on employee relations matters and organizational development to the following departments: Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Biostatistics, Cell Biology and Physiology, Developmental Biology, Genetics, The Genome Institute, Molecular Microbiology, Neurology, Neuroscience, Otolaryngology, Pathology and Immunology, Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences, Program in Occupational Therapy, Program in Physical Therapy, Psychiatry, Radiation Oncology, Tissue Culture Support Center, and Transgenic Mouse Facility.

Sandra Sledge
Human Resources Consultant – WUSM
Campus Box 8002
Telephone: 314-362-4937
Fax: 314-362-4923
Email: sledges@wustl.edu  
Sandra takes questions from School of Medicine management and employees on all policies affecting employment and appointment. In addition, she provides advice and guidance on employee relations matters and organizational development to the following departments: Center for Advanced Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Health Behavior Research, Institute of Informatics, Internal Medicine, Siteman Cancer Center, and Surgery.

Nannette Vaughn
Human Resources Consultant – WUSM
Campus Box 8002
Telephone: 314-362-7198
Fax: 314-362-4923
Email: vaughnn@wustl.edu  
Nanette takes questions from School of Medicine management and employees on all policies affecting employment and appointment. In addition, she provides advice and guidance on employee relations matters and organizational development to the following departments: Facilities and Operations Management, Faculty Practice Plan, Joint Office of Strategic Planning, Medical Public Affairs, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Olin Residence Hall, Pediatrics, Radiology, Radiation Safety.

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FMLA
Monica Mercer
HR Records Specialist
Campus Box 1241
Telephone: 314-935-7890
Fax: 314-935-8603
Email: mercer_m@wustl.edu  
Monica answers questions for Danforth schools and CFU regarding FMLA policies, forms and deadlines as well as status of applications. She enters FMLA into HRMS and can get answers to time off and benefits questions related to FMLA. She processes FMLA applications and monitors absences, including return to work processes and questions. 

Cara Walter
HR Coordinator - FMLA
Campus Box 8002
Telephone: 314-747-9087
Fax: 314-362-4923
Email: clwalter@wustl.edu  
Cara answers questions for the School of Medicine regarding FMLA policies, forms and deadlines as well as status of applications. She enters FMLA into HRMS and can get answers to time off and benefits questions related to FMLA. She processes FMLA applications and monitors absences, including return to work processes and questions. 

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HR Operations

For Danforth Schools and CFU

Georgiann Kegel
Manager, Faculty Records
Campus Box 1241
Telephone: 314-935-5949
Fax: 314-935-8603
Email: gkegel@wustl.edu  
Georgiann oversees faculty, staff and student records as they relate to employment at the University and ensures compliance with federal I-9 and work eligibility verification regulations. She maintains tenure and tenure-track data for all faculty and audits tenure write-ups. Georgiann also approves HRMS documents for faculty, staff and students and acts as primary contact for Time and Labor module within HRMS system.

Vernita Ann Smith
HR Records Specialist
Campus Box 1241
Telephone: 314-935-8551
Fax: 314-935-8603
Email: smithv@wustl.edu  
Vernita manages student and staff records as they relate to employment at the university and ensures compliance with federal I-9 and work eligibility verification regulation. She assists with questions and concerns regarding the Time and Labor module in HRMS, providing assistance to Danforth Campus schools and departments as necessary. Vernita also approves department entries in HRMS.

For School of Medicine Payroll and Appointments

Tammy DeBeaux
Manager, HR Operations
Campus Box 8017
Telephone: 314-362-6962
Fax: 314-362-4923
Email: debeaux@wustl.edu  
Tammy supervises the School of Medicine payroll and appointments group which handles all appointments and HRMS records for faculty, staff, appointed students, post docs and clinical fellows. She can answer questions regarding HRMS-related policies, processes, and deadlines crossing all groups listed above. She reviews and approves changes entered into HRMS for title, pay, time off, time and labor entries and other appointment details. Customer service concerns can be taken to Tammy for resolution.

Stella Elder
Supervisor, HRMS and Appointments
Campus Box 8017
Telephone: 314-362-4959
Fax: 314-362-4923
Email: eldersa@wustl.edu  
Stella supervises auditing and approving appointment documents for staff, students, postdocs and fellows at the School of Medicine. She also audits I-9s and supporting documentation and approves HRMS and other system security forms. She maintains and approves faculty payroll and appointment records. Stella is the E-Verify contact for the School of Medicine.

Britt Michelle Congemo
HR Records Specialist
Campus Box 8017
Telephone: 314-286-2395
Fax: 314-362-4923
Email: bcongemo@wustl.edu   
Britt’s responsibilities include auditing and approving appointment documents for staff; auditing I-9s and supporting documentation; and maintaining and approving payroll records, and time and labor records at the School of Medicine. She manages the NPR work list approvals and has various reporting duties. She is the Payroll and Appointments contact for the departments of Anesthesiology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Center for Clinical Studies, the Center for Advanced Research Sciences, and the Admissions Office at the School of Medicine.

Ruth M. Hagen
HR Records Specialist
Campus Box 8017
Telephone: 314-362-4979
Fax: 314-362-2500
Email: ruth.hagen@wustl.edu  
Ruth’s responsibilities include auditing and approving bonus and additional payments; auditing I-9s and supporting documentation; and maintaining and approving payroll records, and time and labor records at the School of Medicine. She also maintains the staff licensing report and is the contact for the Stipend work list. Contact Ruth for Payroll and Appointments for Molecular Microbiology, The Genome Institute, Occupational Therapy, Faculty Practice Plan, WUCA and Central Administration at the School of Medicine.

Timothy Jones
Visa Specialist
Campus Box 8017
Telephone: 314-286-2389
Fax: 314-362-4923
Email: jonest@wusm.wustl.edu  
Tim handles Visa processing, including applications, renewals, CONRAD Waivers, LPR and compliance requirements for the departments of Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Genetics, Rheumatology, Hematology, Research Administration, IM-Pharmacogenomics, IM-Bone & Mineral, Radiation Oncology, and Medical Oncology at the School of Medicine. He is also the OISS liaison for those departments for which Human Resources provides services. Tim serves as our United Way representative.

Amanda Marling
HR Records Specialist
Campus Box 8017
Telephone: 314-362-3099
Fax: 314-362-4923
Email: marlinga@wusm.wustl.edu  
Amanda’s responsibilities include auditing and approving appointment documents for staff; auditing I-9s and supporting documentation; and maintaining and approving payroll records, and  time and labor records at the School of Medicine. She is the Payroll and Appointments contact for the departments of Otolaryngology, Central Institute for the Deaf, Pathology and Immunology, and Radiation Oncology. Amanda also works with OISS in maintaining I-9 Foreign National updates in HRMS.

Kristina M. Moskop
HR Records Specialist
Campus Box 8017
Telephone: 314-362-4962
Fax: 314-362-4923
Email: moskopk@wustl.edu  
Krissy’s responsibilities include auditing and approving appointment documents for staff; auditing I-9s and supporting documentation; and maintaining and approving payroll records, name changes, and time and labor records at the School of Medicine. She is the contact for the biweekly work list and handles various HRMS Queries. Krissy is the Payroll and Appointments contact for the department of Neurology.

Theresa M. Roberts
HR Records Specialist
Campus Box 8017
Telephone: 314-362-2859
Fax: 314-362-4923
Email: robertst@wustl.edu  
Theresa’s responsibilities include auditing and approving appointment documents for staff; auditing I-9s and supporting documentation; and maintaining and approving payroll records, and time and labor records at the School of Medicine. She is the E-Verify back-up contact and the staff monthly work list contact and handles various HRMS Queries. Theresa is the Payroll and Appointments contact for the department of Medicine divisions of Medical Education, Cardiology, Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences, Hospitalist Service, General Clinical Practice, Business Office, IM VA Hospital, Gold Hospitalists, and Division of Genomics, in addition to the Medical School Library.

Jessica A. Roth
HR Records Specialist
Campus Box 8017
Telephone: 314-362-6961
Fax: 314-362-4923
Email: rothje@wustl.edu  
Jessica’s responsibilities include auditing and approving appointment documents for staff; auditing I-9s and supporting documentation; and maintaining and approving payroll records, and time and labor records at the School of Medicine. She is the contact for Payroll and Appointments for the department of Surgery and the Siteman Cancer Center.

Kathy M. Schillinger
HR Assistant
Campus Box 8017
Telephone: 314-747-4970
Fax: 314-362-4923
Email: schillingerk@wusm.wustl.edu  
Kathy’s responsibilities include onboarding new employees in the various departments for which Human Resources provides services at the School of Medicine. She coordinates verifications of employment and proper distribution of subpoenas, in addition to providing general office support for the Payroll and Appointments and team. Contact Kathy for questions regarding New Employee Orientation.

Catherine J. Sheskey
Visa Specialist
Campus Box 8002
Telephone: 314-362-4903
Fax: 314-362-4923
Email: csheskey@wustl.edu  

Sarah Nicole Shoopman
HR Records Specialist
Campus Box 8017
Telephone: 314-286-2472
Fax: 314-362-4923
Email: shoopmans@wustl.edu  
Sarah’s responsibilities include auditing and approving appointment documents for staff; auditing I-9s and supporting documentation; and maintaining and approving payroll records, and time and labor records at the School of Medicine. Sarah also handles various HRMS queries. She is the Payroll and Appointments contact for the departments of Psychiatry and Ophthalmology.

Theresa Marie Thierath 
HR Records Specialist
Campus Box 8017
Telephone: 314-362-7814
Fax: 314-362-4923
Email: thieratht@wustl.edu
Christine’s responsibilities include auditing and approving appointment documents for staff; auditing I-9s and supporting documentation; and maintaining and approving payroll records, and time and labor records at the School of Medicine. She is the Payroll and Appointments contact for the department of Pediatrics at the School of Medicine.

Nicole L. Wittlich
HR Records Specialist
Campus Box 8017
Telephone: 314-362-4967
Fax: 314-362-4923
Email: nwittlich@wustl.edu
Nicole’s responsibilities include auditing and approving appointment documents for staff; auditing I-9s and supporting documentation; and maintaining and approving payroll records, and time and labor records at the School of Medicine. She is the Visa Specialist back up and is the contact for Payroll and Appointments for the departments of Orthopedic Surgery and Operations and Facilities Management.

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Learning and Development
Carla Bailey
Senior Manager, Learning and Organizational Development
Campus Box 1188
Telephone: 314-935-8047
Fax: 314-935-9838
Email: Carla.bailey@wustl.edu  
Carla leads the strategic design and delivery of leadership and professional development programs for all management and staff of the University. She provides training and resources that support the development of management and staff skills and grow their capabilities, so they can be successful in their roles now and in the future, by reaching their highest potential. Carla provides advice and guidance to managers in areas of organizational development such as performance management, change management, assessment tools, teambuilding, employee engagement and coaching. In addition, she facilitates customized leadership and teambuilding workshops.

Steven M. Ehrlich
Senior Education Advisor
Campus Box 1187
Telephone: 314-935-9808
Fax: 314-935-9838
Email: Ehrlich@wustl.edu
Steve works primarily to strengthen the framework and resources for career planning and development for all employees at Washington University.  More broadly, he works with the learning and development team charged with designing and implementing programs aimed at all levels of professional development, including career, leadership, and organization development. The learning and development group also reviews and introduces innovative models and delivery formats for learning that take advantage of new technologies and expertise from both Washington University faculty and area industry leaders.  

Ariana Jasarevic
Career Development Specialist
Campus Box 1188
Telephone: 314-935-2729
Fax: 314-935-9838
Email: Jasarevic_a@wustl.edu  
Ariana facilitates one-on-one sessions with staff employees interested in developing and realizing their career path and potential at Washington University. She provides tools and tips on how to set and accomplish their career goals and designs and delivers development workshops and trainings.  Ariana assists staff employees in various areas of career decisions, from training to resume writing to choosing a career path. She works to empower staff employees to take responsibility of their own development and become their best selves with confidence and competence.

Nancy P. Pope, Ph.D.
Curriculum Specialist
Campus Box 8002
Telephone: 314-273-1056
Fax: 314-362-4923
Email: n.p.pope@wustl.edu  
Nancy serves as a content development resource by helping to identify goals, offering feedback, and making recommendations about courses. When subject-matter experts create online training courses for the university’s learning management system, Learn@Work, Nancy helps them enhance the pedagogical effectiveness of their individual courses and the structure of their curriculum as a whole.

Ivory E. Woodhouse
Career Development Specialist
Campus Box 8002
Telephone: 314-362-4986
Fax: 314-362-4923
Email: ivory.woodhouse@wustl.edu   
Ivory facilitates one-on-one sessions with staff employees interested in developing and realizing their career path and potential at Washington University. She provides tools and tips on how to set and accomplish their career goals. Ivory designs and delivers development workshops and trainings. She also assists staff employees in various areas of career decisions, from training to resume writing to choosing a career path. Ivory works to empower staff employees to take responsibility of their own development and become their best selves with confidence and competence.

Shirley Ikemeier
HR Coordinator
Campus Box 1188
Telephone: 314-935-5934
Fax: 314-935-9838
Email: Shirley_ikemeier@wustl.edu  
Shirley serves as the first point of contact for all inquiries and provides administrative support for all HR Learning and Development training programs activities, including scheduling, enrollment registration, projects, courses, events, and other communications. She also provides assistance with any questions regarding courses, programs or rescheduling needs. 

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Talent Management and Recruitment

Mark Prosperi
Executive Director of Talent Management
Campus Box 1178
Telephone: 314-935-2844
Fax: 314-935-9838
Email: prosperim@wustl.edu  
In addition to leading recruitment and career development functions for all schools on the Danforth Campus and the School of Medicine, Mark leverages his 20 years of experience in executive search to assist hiring managers and executive leadership conduct high-level/high-impact searches.  To continue to attract the best minds in academia, a proactive, sustained recruitment effort using the same best practices employed by industry leading national search firms is required.  Mark’s executive search services provide a highly professional and customized recruitment process conducted internally by experts who have a keen understanding of the university’s unique culture and mission. 

Lathon Ferguson
Community and Diversity Outreach Manager
Campus Box 1190
Telephone: 314-935-8203
Fax: 314-935-9838
Email: Lathon.ferguson@wustl.edu  
Lathon works closely with community agencies and other sources to increase the number of women, minorities, veterans, and those with disabilities applying for staff positions.  He is focused on enhancing the University’s relationship with community organizations and affinity groups and assisting hiring managers identify opportunities to place diverse candidates in staff roles and to plan proactive recruitment strategies by incorporating diversity into their hiring process and department culture. Lathon serves as a member of the Advisory Council for the Greater Missouri Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (GMO HERC) and works closely with the Executive Director of SLATE (St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment) and other agencies to continue to develop new and innovative ways to build a pipeline of diverse candidates for hiring managers.

Sherry Scheer
Manager, Selection and Assessment
Campus Box 1178
Telephone: 314-935-5962
Fax: 314-935-9780 
Email: sherry.scheer@wustl.edu  
Sherry oversees the Talent Selection & Assessment function to ensure effective selection and assessment of talent coming into the organization and provides expertise, coaching, guidance and leadership to hiring managers regarding all assessment-related processes and tools. 

Recruitment

Steven Baldwin, Ph.D.
Manager, Recruitment
Campus Box 8002
Telephone: 314-362-4922
Fax: 314-362-4923
Email: steve.baldwin@wustl.edu  
Steve manages recruitment functions for all schools on the Danforth Campus and departments at the School of Medicine. Ideas for improvement, questions, and customer service concerns for recruitment issues should be taken to Steve.

Norma Brown
Transfer Employee Coordinator
Campus Box 1178
Telephone: 314-935-2701
Fax: 314-935-9870
Email: nbrown@wustl.edu

Kari Eckelkamp
Recruitment Consultant
Campus Box 1178
Telephone: 314-935-2676
Fax: 314-935-9870
Email: eckelkampk@wustl.edu
Kari works collaboratively with hiring managers to determine and implement effective recruitment plans to identify qualified candidates for all IT-related positions on the Danforth Campus and at the School of Medicine. She also assists displaced and transfer candidates in their search for other positions in these job families at the University.

Tracey L. Faulkner, R.N.
Recruitment Consultant – Clinical
Campus Box 8002
Telephone: 314-362-7197
Fax: 314-362-4923
Email: tracey.faulkner@wustl.edu  
Tracey works collaboratively with hiring managers to determine and implement effective recruitment plans to identify qualified clinical candidates for nursing and nursing support staffing, including medical assistants and externs. She also assists displaced and transfer candidates in their search for other positions in these job families at the University.

Chris Fernandez
Coordinator, Talent Acquisition
Campus Box 8002
Telephone: 314-362-4994
Fax: 314-362-4923
Email: c.g.fernandez@wustl.edu  
Chris provides general assistance for hiring managers and departments, including posting positions and pre-employment screenings. He also answers general inquiries from applicants.

Ronetta Graham
Recruitment Generalist
Campus Box 8002
Telephone: 362-4993
Fax: 314-362-4923
Email: rgraham22@wustl.edu   
Ronetta works collaboratively with hiring managers to determine and implement effective recruitment plans to identify qualified candidates for clinical and administrative support positions to all departments, primarily at the School of Medicine. In addition to providing recruitment support and services, she also assists in high-need recruitment areas as well as with displaced and transfer candidates in their search for other positions in these job families at the University.

Joanie Hill
Recruitment Consultant
Campus Box 8002
Telephone: 314-362-4921
Fax: 314-362-4923
Email: JHill23@wustl.edu  
Joanie works collaboratively with hiring managers to determine and implement effective recruitment plans to identify qualified candidates for positions in clinical research, finance, accounting/purchasing, grants, professional level, and director/manager level positions primarily at the School of Medicine. She also assists displaced and transfer candidates in their search for other positions in these job families at the University.

Jennifer Huck
Recruitment Consultant
Campus Box 1178
Telephone: 314-935-5906
Fax: 314-935-9870
Email: Jennifer.huck@wustl.edu  
Jennifer works collaboratively with hiring managers to determine and implement effective recruitment plans to identify qualified candidates for positions in business and academic office administration on the Danforth Campus, Alumni & Development programs, Olin Libraries, and social work and public health also on the Danforth Campus. She also assists displaced and transfer candidates in their search for other positions in these job families at the University.

Jonathan Jordan
Associate Executive Search Consultant
Campus Box 1178
Telephone: 314-935-3799
Fax: 314-935-9780
Email: j.jordan@wustl.edu  
Jonathan serves as a strategic partner with stakeholders across the university to support the executive search function for senior level roles (Director and above) across the entire organization and utilizes proactive recruitment strategies to cultivate a broad and diverse talent pool ensuring Washington University has the best leaders in place to achieve its mission and goals. The Associate Executive Search Consultant leads the full life cycle of the executive search process – from partnering with executive management on position definition, search strategy and candidate requirements, recruitment strategies, to vetting candidates and supporting the offer/negotiation process.

Elane Reyes-Aviles, Ph.D.
Recruitment Consultant – Research
Campus Box 8002
Telephone: 314-273-1047
Fax: 314-362-4923
Email: elane.reyes-aviles@wustl.edu  
Elane works collaboratively with Principal Investigators and hiring managers to determine and implement effective recruitment plans to identify qualified candidates for staff and postdoc positions engaged in basic research activities at the School of Medicine and on the Danforth Campus.  She also assists displaced and transfer candidates in their search for other positions in these job families at the University.

Mike Sullivan
Coordinator, Talent Acquisition
Campus Box 8002
Telephone: 314-362-4920
Fax: 314-362-4923
Email: mikesullivan@wustl.edu  
Mike provides general assistance for hiring managers and departments, including posting positions and pre-employment screenings. He also answers general inquiries from applicants.

Gregory A. Widner
Recruitment Generalist
Campus Box 1178
Telephone: 314-935-2698
Fax: 314-935-9780
Email: widnerg@.wustl.edu
Greg works collaboratively with hiring managers to determine and implement effective recruitment plans to identify qualified candidates for positions in Allied Health (radiology, pharmacy, ophthalmology, psychometrician, etc.), facilities and maintenance, security, custodial, Residential Life and Athletics (Danforth Campus), and social work and community outreach (School of Medicine). In addition to providing recruitment support and services, he also assists in high-need recruitment areas as well as with displaced and transfer candidates in their search for other positions in these job families at the University.

Reporting and Compliance

Joe Frank, Ph.D.
Manager – HR Reporting and Compliance
Campus Box 1190
Telephone: 314-935-8680
Fax: 314-935-8198
Email: jgfrank@wustl.edu   
Joe directs and manages the HR reporting and compliance function for the University. He develops, plans, and oversees strategies for statistical analysis, data management, metrics and analytics in Human Resources and related areas.

Viktoryia Igarauna Schnose, Ph.D.
HR Research Analyst
Campus Box 1190
Telephone: 314-935-2734
Fax: 314-935-8198
Email: vschnose@wustl.edu  
Viktoryia performs statistical analysis, data management, metrics and analytics in Human Resources and related areas.

 

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