VCU HR Staff

VCU HR staff support human resources management and service delivery across the university. Each of our teams provides programs and services that create a great place to work for staff and faculty by providing excellent customer service, supporting a culture of care and appreciation, executing core human resources functions and enhancing our organizational capabilities. Read more about our priorities in our strategic plan.

VCU HR Organizational Chart

VCU HR Leadership

Alison Miller
Interim Assistant Vice President of Human Resources

Employee Success & Benefits

Ishneila (Squig) Moore
Senior Director, Employee Success

Daynon Smith
Director, Benefits 

Kelvin Allen
Retirement Plan Manager 

Krystin Carter
Senior Benefits Analyst 

Jordan Coltrane
Benefits Coordinator 

Sarah Davis
HR Compliance Analyst

Kathryn Dimaano
Benefits Associate 

Horace Guyton
Employee Relations Consultant  

Denali Hadlock
Leave and Compliance Analyst 

Monica Johnson
Employee Relations Consultant 

Cela Ogle
Leave Administration Analyst

Kathy Oliveri
Assistant Director, Leave and Compliance

Isabel Pontes
Benefits Associate

Abby Stambaugh
Leave Administration Analyst

Executive Search

Tanya-Lee Giscombe
Director, Talent Strategy

Emily Canada
Talent Strategy Recruiter

HR Service

Kathleen Blankenship
Director, HR Service Delivery 

Lauren Guthrie
HR Generalist 

Channing Holloway
HR Associate  

Becca Klein
Assistant Director, HR Service 

Lindsey Ryder
HR Manager

Mary Teller
HR Manager

Blair Trimiew
HR Business Partner

Allison Wetterhahn
Assistant Director, HR Service

HR Information Systems

Konjit Chitty
Director, HR Information Systems 

Kathy Argel
HRIS Analyst

Taylor Brooks
HRIS Operations Supervisor 

Tiesha Brown
HRIS Analyst

Rebekah Finley
HR Business Analyst

John McCann
HRIS Support

Nhi Nguyen
HRIS Support 

Asia Seaborne
HR Systems Security Officer

Jordan Snead
Senior HRIS Analyst

Romona Willoughby
HRIS Manager

Strategic HR Support

Shemeka Negron
HR Strategic Project Manager  

Rebecca Aldridge
HR Strategic Communications Manager

Cindi Phares
Program Manager for Employee Recognition and Well-being 

Organizational Effectiveness

Bobbi Gouffon
Director, Organizational Effectiveness

Jeremy Bost
Senior Consultant, Organizational Effectiveness

James Dye 
Talent@VCU System Administrator

Jadyn Eaton
Program Coordinator, Organizational Effectiveness

Robert Houghtaling
Project Manager

Penny McFarline
Organizational Development Specialist 

Celia O'Hallahan
Consultant, Organizational Effectiveness 

Shana Ryman
Learning, Development and Culture Specialist

Rodney Steppe
Learning and Development Instructional Design Specialist 

Ta Thongnopnua
HR Business Analyst

Beverly Walker
Program Manager, Career Development

Workforce & Compensation Strategy

Sue Anne Berkle
Director, Workforce & Compensation Strategy 

Brandon Ferrante
Workforce and Compensation Analyst 

Allison Jarrett
HR Consulting Analyst 

Carol Ann Lawson
Senior HR Strategist & Consultant