HR departments and staff listing


The HR welcome center is located on the Belvidere Street side of the Lindsey House, 600 West Franklin Street, and is a one-stop shop for HR-related questions and transactions.‌

Phone: (804) 828-0177 (voice) | (800) 828-1120 (tdd) 



Physical address

Virginia Commonwealth University
Lindsey House

600 West Franklin Street
Richmond, Virginia, USA 23284-2511 


Mailing address

Box 842511
Richmond, Virginia, USA 23284-2511


VCU HR Offices and Departments

(804) 828-6549

(804) 827-1723

(804) 827-1797

(804) 828-1588

Employee Relations
(804) 828-1510

HR Information Systems (HRIS)
(804) 828-0177

Learning, Development and Organizational Culture (LDOC)
(804) 828-0179

HR Operations
(804) 827-1770

Work, Life and Well-being
(804) 828-1521 


HR Staff

Cathleen Burke 

Assistant vice president of HR

Julie Coggsdale

Executive administrative assistant




Coltrane, Jordan

Benefits technician

Cross, Alexis

Employee benefits specialist

Jason, Daniel

Benefits director

Phares, Cindi 

Employee recognition and well-being program administrator 

Sanders, Sandy

Benefits assistant

Smith, Daynon

Senior benefits analyst


Employee Relations

Davis, Sarah

HR compliance analyst

Dimaano, Kathryn

Leave administration analyst

Johnson, Monica

Employee relations consultant

Moore, Ishneila (Squig)

Employee relations and performance management director

Oliveri, Kathy 

Senior consultant, compliance and leave administration

Rodriguez, Maria

HR coordinator

Rotramel, Ryan 

Leave administration analyst


HR Information Systems 

Chitty, Konjit

HR information systems director

Connors, Rachael

HR information systems analyst

McCann, John

HR information systems analyst

 Robinson, Anne

HR information systems analyst



Learning, Development, and Organizational Culture 

Bost, Jeremy

Leadership development program manager

Fields, Karen

Learning, development and organizational culture training administrator

Gensinger, Leslee

Learning and development manager

McFarline, Penny

Organizational development specialist

Ryman, Shana

Learning, development and culture specialist


HR Operations 

Brown, Tiesha

HR operations analyst

Draucker, Earle

HR operations analyst

Jarrett, Jerard

HR operations analyst

Snead, Jordan

HR operations analyst

 Willoughby, Romona

HR operations manager


HR Service, Strategy, and Decision Support

Berkle, Sue Anne

Compensation program administrator

Blankenship, Kathleen

Director, HR service delivery

Costello, Lea


Dye, James 

Talent@VCU system administrator

Nihat Espinosa

Talent strategy coordinator

Giscombe, Tanya-Lee

Senior manager, talent strategy

Gouffon, Bobbi

Director, organization success consulting

Guthrie, Lauren

HR associate

Henry, Dana 

HR director, facilities management

Holloway, Channing

HR associate 

Houghtaling, Robert

Project manager

Klein, Becca 

HR business partner

Lyon, Jessica

Strategic communications manager

Miller, Alison 

Executive director, HR service, strategy and decision support

O'Hallahan, Celia

Talent strategy associate

Ryder, Lindsey

HR manager
(804) 828-0616

Thongnopnua, Ta

HR business analyst
(804) 827-2451

Teller, Mary

HR manager

Trimiew, Blair 

HR generalist

Walker, Beverly

Career development program manager

Wetterhahn, Allison 

Senior HR business partner

Wilkins, Courtney

First impressions coordinator, Welcome Center

White, Henrietta

HR generalist