About HR

Human Resources

Jared Aupperle Interim Vice President 831-1260
Abby Pyle Assistant to the Vice President
Kierston Grassi Sr. Financial Analyst 831-6739

HR Business Partners

Keith Fournier  Director, HR Business Partners 831-1041
Nimet Altiyaprak HR Generalist/CAS 831-8783
Karen Antes HR Generalist/Facilities 831-2622
Amanda Boone HR Manager/CHS 831-4711
Sheila Boyle   HR Generalist/Facilities 831-1732
Kate Bove HR Manager/CEHD 831-2313
Jo Alice Casapulla HR Manager/Facilities 831-1522
Janna Chavis HR Manager/CAS 831-0481
Kathy Corbitt Divisional Director, Talent Management Development & Alumni Relations 831-7089
Madelynn Mickle HR Manager/CEOE 831-8043
Sean Oakes Associate Director, Talent Management Development & Alumni Relations (302) 252-7735
Jessica Ruggieri Employee Engagement Coordinator 831-6294
Chrissy Shinn HR Manager/COE 831-7800
Kathryn Thoroughgood HR Generalist/CANR 831-4900

Strategic Operations

Darcell Griffith Associate VP, Strategic Operations 831-2171
Joy Blandford HR Assistant 831-2171
Jennifer Bredemeier Manager, Benefits Analytics & Administration 831-2984
Julie Crews HR Assistant 831-2171
Doretha Davis HR Assistant 831-1128
Teresa Doggett Retirement Specialist 831-6349
Jason Gargani HR Records Management Specialist 831-2729
Julie Greenwood Benefits Specialist 831-1647
Kate Hoekstra Compensation Manager  
Katherine Hutchison Records Manager 831-0862
Erin Marchlik Compensation Analyst  
Gisela McKenzie Benefits Systems & Leave Administration Manager 831-6651
Eileen Moye HR Data Specialist 831-8983
Kathy Nerlinger Sr. Benefits Specialist 831-8823
Maria L. Pellicone Administrative Specialist 831-0713
Freda Reynolds Benefits Coordinator 831-6013
Tashiana Robinson
HR Operations Manager 831-0571
Amanda Slack HR Data Specialist 831-0861
Lisa Varnes Benefits Specialist 831-8039

Talent Development

Ellen Lepine Training and Development Specialist 831-0269
Linda Smith
Sr. Training and Development Specialist 831-8853

Employee & Labor Relations

Brooke Minor, Esq. Director, Employee & Labor Relations
Jennifer Brown Administrative Assistant II 831-2414
Juanita Crook
Workers Compensation/Unemployment Specialist 831-8305
Scarlett Hamm
Employee & Labor Relations Specialist 831-2769
Sunaina Soares Assistant Provost, Faculty Affairs & HR 831-2268

Talent Solutions

Lori Koval Interim Director, Talent Solutions 831-8454
Dean Davis Instructional Designer 831-8307
Krissy Hickman
Talent Onboarding Coordinator 831-6915
Tom Julian Talent Sourcer 831-4310
Karen Montana Administrative Assistant III 831-1533
Cristen Smith
Talent Engagement & Onboarding Specialist 831-6152
Maria Tarry
Talent Onboarding Coordinator 831-2718
SherVonne Wilson
Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist 831-7427
Kathy Wheatley
Digital Communications 831-2431

Payroll & HR Systems

Younes Haboussi Director, Payroll and HR Systems
Amanda Albertson
Payroll Operations Manager 831-8677
Peter Argueta Payroll Coordinator 831-8677
Diana Brinkley
Associate Director 831-6151
Cyndi Connelly Financial Analyst I 831-3833
Nancy Goldstein Manager, HR Systems 831-6153
Cheryl McFadden Manager, Payroll Systems 831-8563
Wendy Mosley
Senior Payroll Systems Analyst
Veronica Pritchett
Payroll Systems Specialist 831-6150
Catherine Taylor
Foreign National Coordinator 831-3304
Jamie Walls Sr. HRIS Analyst 831-8870
Kathie Wilson HRIS Analyst 831-0864
Xuanyi (Angela) Yang Senior Payroll Systems Analyst 831-4293

Our Mission

As a strategic partner, Human Resources promotes excellence, integrity and knowledge through delivery of our services to the University of Delaware. This enables us to attract, develop, reward and engage the institution’s most valuable asset—its people.

Core Values

Competence. Capitalize on knowledge, skills and abilities and continue to evolve to achieve customer satisfaction and operational excellence.

Customer Focus. Anticipate, understand, and respond in a timely and effective manner to our customers. Welcome feedback to help identify improvements.

Communication. Understand others by listening and communicating honestly and discreetly.

Respect. Exercise patience and sensitivity, be open-minded, forthright, and fair in our interactions with customers and each other.