Staff directory


Cindi Nelson

Chief Human Resources Officer

Rhonda Byers

Human Resources Director


Administers the day to day operations, and works with campus administrators, deans, department chairs, directors, faculty, and various campus committees to provide Human Resource, Talent Management and Talent Acquisition services


Wendy Estes

Human Resources Partner


FMLA Contact, Partner for: Student Affairs and University Advancement

Connie Hudgens

Human Resources Assistant Director


Partner for: Chancellor's Office, College of Arts, Sciences and Business, College of Engineering and Computing, Finance and Operations, Kummer Institute, Office of the Provost, and Research and Graduate Studies

Simone Waldon

Human Resources Partner


Interview approval, Partner for: Academic Support, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Enrollment Management, Information Technology, Library and Learning Resources, Marketing and Communications, and Human Resources

Support Staff

Andrew Crain

Lead Recruitment Consultant

Cindy Heck

Academic Employment Specialist


Hiring and recruiting faculty, post docs and visiting scholars, and updating work authorizations

Rachel Norris

Human Resources Specialist


Courtesy appointments, student I-9s, PCQs, and front desk support

Tritonia Wheeler

Human Resources Specialist

Benefits and Retirement

Marcia Lane

Total Rewards Generalist


 Campus benefits representative, compensation reviews, and NRA Taxes