OHR Staff Directory

For All General Inquiries

Email: hradsup@pitt.edu  |  Phone: 412-624-7000  |  Fax: 412-624-8063

Tom Armstrong
Recruiter, Veterans and Individuals with disABILITIES
412-648-8375 armstr89@pitt.edu
Tom is responsible for vetting and sourcing candidates through Transitioning Individuals with disABILITIES, building a roster of community partners and referral sources, and assisting in the building of a Veteran's Outreach program.
Ryan Arrington
Benefits Analyst, Retirement
412-624-8057 ryana@pitt.edu
Ryan administers the University's Retirement Savings Plan and assists employees with any questions or concerns they have regarding their Pitt retirement savings accounts.
Lindsey Bandison
Administrative Assistant
412-624-8068 ldb35@pitt.edu
Lindsey is the assistant to John Kozar, Assistant Vice Chancellor of Benefits. She provides administrative assistance to staff members in the Benefits department. Lindsey also assists with the appointment scheduling webpages for Faculty orientations and retiree sessions.
Diane Bartus
Administrative Coordinator
412-624-0214 dlb90@pitt.edu
Diane manages the University's unemployment claims processing and unemployment hearings. Diane is responsible for processing union dues for the SEIU 32BJ, as well as dues for the Local 95 and Local 95 Regionals. She also manages data for union pay rate increases and job transfers.
Debra D. Biggerstaff
Director of Human Resources,
University of Pittsburgh at Titusville
814-827-4422 biggers@pitt.edu
Debra is responsible for all aspects of the Office of Human Resources for staff, faculty, and student workers for Pitt-Titusville.
Ashley Boykin
Wellness Specialist
412-624-1541 aboykin@pitt.edu
Ashley assists with the promotion and support of University wellness campaigns and initiatives. She also assists with the long-term wellness strategy to create a culture of wellness on campus.
Sofia Brien
Manager of Human Resources,
University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
814-362-0251 spb128@pitt.edu
Sofia is responsible for the hiring process of all new staff, including payroll processing, and meets with all new employees regarding health and retirement benefits. She is a resource for the Bradford Campus community for benefit and payroll information.
Mark Burdsall
Project Manager & Director of Organization Development
412-624-8038 pauab5@pitt.edu
Mark supports the assessment of organizational needs and deployment of staff. Mark also delivers training programs and conducts workflow analysis for the University.
Darae Calloway
Compensation Coordinator
412-624-8925 dcalloway@pitt.edu
Darae is responsible for evaluating replacement requests of non-exempt positions, assisting in completion of benchmarking salary surveys, and processing supplemental pay requests.
Lori Carnvale
Director of Benefits
412-624-8050 carnvale@pitt.edu
Lori is responsible for leading wellness efforts, managing relationships, and supporting the professional development of the Benefits Department staff.
Diane Chabal
Learning & Development Specialist
412-624-8053 diane.chabal@pitt.edu
Diane is responsible for providing consulting, coaching, and training to the University community.
Christine Chapman
Employee Relations Specialist
412-624-2997 chc269@pitt.edu
Bill Charleroy
Student Employment Administrator
412-648-7132 wpc105@pitt.edu
Bill is responsible for the hiring of students for on-campus jobs through PittSource, the administration of student records in PRISM, and the application of University hiring policies as they apply to students.
Nicole Cho
Human Resources Assistant
412-624-8305 nac60@pitt.edu
HR Assistants provide customer support for HR systems, including PittSource, PRISM TRKS and Compliance Center; and offer administrative support for the Recruiting and Compensation departments.
Leo Constantino
Director of Administration
412-624-6464 lmc75@pitt.edu
Leo oversees the business operations for OHR, including financial controls, contract management, policy/procedure development, IT systems support, and facilities projects/needs.
Mariah Dickert
All-Temps Assistant
412-624-5697 mrd89@pitt.edu
Mariah is responsible for assisting the All-Temps recruiting team through all steps of the hiring process. She also manages data entry and answers inquires regarding All Temps from applicants, departments, and employees.
Nichole Dwyer
Communications Manager
412-624-8039 nddwyer@pitt.edu
Nichole oversees communications for OHR, including but not limited to internal and external communications, the OHR website and social media.
Shawn Facini
Systems Analyst
412-624-2449 shf30@pitt.edu
Cody Fetters
Benefits Representative, Customer Service
412-624-8095 crf46@pitt.edu
Cody serves as a primary customer service support for the day-to-day benefits administration for the University including answering customer inquiries, assisting with benefits eligibility and enrollment, and health and welfare benefit plan details.
Michelle Fullem
Project Manager
412-624-8062 mrs100@pitt.edu
Michelle is a strategic talent advisor who manages the acquisition and placement process for full- and part-time staff at the University. She develops acquisition strategies that attract a diverse, qualified candidate pool inspired to work at a mission-driven organization.
Umeka Ganjoo
Recruiting Assistant
412-647-5362 umg2@pitt.edu
Umeka provides customer and administrative support for HR departments, and offers assistance to recruiters for hiring and on-boarding responsibilities.
Kristin Gebhart
Administrative Assistant
412-624-4645 kmg160@pitt.edu
Janet Gerster
Recruiter
412-624-4072 jgerster@pitt.edu
HR Recruiters are involved in all aspects of recruiting, hiring, and on-boarding staff employees; and represent Pitt at career fairs and community events.
Kelly Gilliam
Special Projects Coordinator
412-624-3340 keg93@pitt.edu
Kelly is responsible for providing support to Jason Killmeyer, processing clearances and activities on campus with minors, and managing the I-9 form process.
Antonio Glaze
Recruiter, All-Temps
412-624-8048 afg32@pitt.edu
HR Recruiters are involved in all aspects of recruiting, hiring, and on-boarding staff employees; and represent Pitt at career fairs and community events.
Kelly Hardon
OD Administrative Coordinator
412-624-8044 khardon@pitt.edu
Kelly is responsible for development, delivery, and evaluation of programming for the Faculty & Staff Development Program - a series of courses offered each spring and fall to enhance employee career skills and to support the University's strategic goals.
Robert W Hartman
Assistant Vice Chancellor, Employee & Labor Relations
412-648-1969 robertwh@pitt.edu
Jenny Hawat
Interim Director of Talent Acquisition
412-648-9968 jih117@pitt.edu
Jenny is a strategic talent advisor who manages the acquisition and placement process for full- and part-time staff at the University to attract a diverse, qualified candidate pool inspired to work at a mission-driven organization.
Bree Houck
Recruiter
412-624-2903 bklaja@pitt.edu
HR Recruiters are involved in all aspects of recruiting, hiring, and on-boarding staff employees; and represent Pitt at career fairs and community events.
Michael Jasek
Human Resources Assistant
412-624-8037 msj15@pitt.edu
HR Assistants provide customer support for HR systems, including PittSource, PRISM TRKS and Compliance Center; and offer administrative support for the Recruiting and Compensation departments.
Aynsley Jimenez
Functional Lead
412-624-8047 pauad5@pitt.edu
Cheryl Johnson
Vice Chancellor of Human Resources
412-624-8030 clj@pitt.edu
Cheryl works to help people reach their full potential by leading Pitt's human resources programs and initiatives.
Keith Kapusta
Functional Lead
412-624-8049 kapusta@pitt.edu
Maureen Kendall
Director of Compensation
412-624-4752 mak393@pitt.edu
Amelia Kephart
Benefits Analyst, Leaves & Life Insurance
412-624-8059 AMC237@pitt.edu
Amelia helps employees plan for retirement from Pitt; answers questions regarding FMLA, short-term and long-term disability leaves; and solves escalated life insurance and long-term care issues.
Michael Kiley
Lead Systems Analyst
412-648-9045 michael.kiley@pitt.edu
Jason Killmeyer
HR Project & Data Manager
412-648-3358 jasonk2@pitt.edu
Jason is responsible for HR system administration and high level support; HR project management and implementation; and HR reports and data analytics.
Melissa Kluchurosky
Benefits Supervisor,
Health & Welfare and Customer Service
412-624-8067 mmk35@pitt.edu
Melissa supervises a staff of Benefits Analysts and Representatives who administer the health and welfare plans, enrollment eligibility, open enrollment periods, wellness initiatives and customer service inquires of the Benefits Department.
Christine Ko
Benefits Representative
412-624-1407 chrisko@pitt.edu
Christine serves as a primary customer service support for the day-to-day benefits administration for the University including answering customer inquiries, assisting with benefits eligibility and enrollment, and health and welfare benefit plan details.
Mary Anne Koleny, SPHR
Director of Human Resources,
University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg
724-836-9902 msk59@pitt.edu
Kristen Korbich
Functional Lead
412-624-2160 kkorbich@pitt.edu
Kristen recruits and hires candidates for temporary positions at the University, many of which become full-time staff members.
John Kozar
Assistant Vice Chancellor, University Benefits
412-624-4845 jkozar@pitt.edu
John oversees the Benefits Department and negotiates all contracts and agreements, as well as develops costs and any changes in plan designs. He provides oversight of the onsite Health & Wellness Center and serves as a liaison for the Benefits and Welfare Committee.
Kelsey Lenard
Functional Lead
412-624-8041 kal55@pitt.edu
Alison Lloyd
Senior Recruiter, All-Temps
412-624-8051 all189@pitt.edu
HR Recruiters are involved in all aspects of recruiting, hiring, and on-boarding staff employees; and represent Pitt at career fairs and community events.
Talon Martin
Compensation Coordinator
412-383-3251 tam68@pitt.edu
Talon provides answers to compensation-related questions (job descriptions, classification, salary/data requests, etc.), provides standard compensation analysis, and assists with special projects.
Mary Beth McCulloch
Director, University Child Development Center
412-383-2100 mbm12@pitt.edu
Sarah Morgan
Manager of Talent Acquisition
412-624-8036 sam268@pitt.edu
Sarah develops strategic policies and procedures for talent acquisition, functions as the subject matter expert for recruitment/recruitment operations, and assists with full-cycle recruitments for staff positions.
Jocelyn Myers
Administrative Assistant
412-383-2100 jom140@pitt.edu
Michael Nordenberg
Recruiter
412-624-2047 michael.nordenberg@pitt.edu
HR Recruiters are involved in all aspects of recruiting, hiring, and on-boarding staff employees; and represent Pitt at career fairs and community events.
Amy Palko
Recruiter
412-624-7450 amp287@pitt.edu
HR Recruiters are involved in all aspects of recruiting, hiring, and on-boarding staff employees; and represent Pitt at career fairs and community events.
Kim Phillips
Benefits Representative, Enrollment & Staff Education Benefits
412-624-8040 kdp19@pitt.edu
Kim administers educational benefits for staff; manages enrollment for health & welfare elections; handles benefit premium adjustments and missed deductions billings; and reviews COBRA data.
Tenecia Ross
Labor Relations Specialist
412-624-8058 tmross@pitt.edu
Tenecia interprets and applies provisions of collective bargaining agreements regarding leaves, discipline, job postings, wage and benefits changes, and other matters. She also counsels managers and represented employees regarding contract issues, benefits, and policies and procedures.
Pamela J. Sabol
Director of Human Resources,
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
814-269-7195 pjsabol@pitt.edu
Pamela meets with all new employees regarding payroll and benefit processing. She also greets all visitors and handles their individual needs (payroll issues, benefit concerns, leaves of absence, Worker's Compensation, Employee Relations, etc.).
Marlene Schenck
Business Manager
412-383-2100 mds26@pitt.edu
Maureen Shearson
Interim Manager, HR Customer Service
412-624-1968 mns39@pitt.edu
Maureen oversees the HR Service Center functions by managing the daily workflow of the front desk and distributing tasks as needed to meet Payroll deadlines. She is also responsible for supervising the service center staff and handling customer service inquiries in a timely manner.
Brock Sizer
Functional Lead
412-648-0158 bsizer@pitt.edu
Brock is responsible for HR system administration and high level support, HR project management and implementation, and HR reports and data analytics.
Jennifer Sneddon
Administrative Assistant
412-383-2100 jlw65@pitt.edu
Meghan Tintera
Benefits Analyst, Health & Welfare
412-624-8054 mferris@pitt.edu
Meghan is responsible for drafting various departmental communications, reviewing Affidavits of Domestic Partnerships, and reviewing various benefits-related invoices.
Nigel Trainer
Human Resources Assistant
412-624-7236 nigelt@pitt.edu
HR Assistants provide customer support for HR systems, including PittSource, PRISM TRKS and Compliance Center; and offer administrative support for the Recruiting and Compensation departments.
Jane Volk
Director of Employee and Labor Relations
412-624-8138 jvolk@pitt.edu
Jane assists employees and managers with performance concerns and other workplace matters, and assists in interpreting and implementing University personnel policies and procedures, including flexible work arrangements.
Rodney Walker
Senior Compensation Analyst
412-648-8321 rmw81@pitt.edu
Jim Weldon
Human Resources Assistant
412-624-8043 paujw5@pitt.edu
HR Assistants provide customer support for HR systems, including PittSource, PRISM TRKS and Compliance Center; and offer administrative support for the Recruiting and Compensation departments.
Jamie Wincovitch
Education Coordinator
412-383-2100 jmw170@pitt.edu
Kate Young
Benefits Analyst, Health & Welfare
412-624-8054 pauko5@pitt.edu
Kate is responsible for drafting various departmental communications, reviewing Affidavits of Domestic Partnerships, and reviewing various benefits related invoices.
Juliana Zipay
Communications Specialist
412-624-2795 jmz63@pitt.edu
Juliana supports the communications efforts in OHR by assisting in development of web and print content while ensuring consistent branding.