Contact Human Resources

Employees are encouraged to visit the Office of Human Resources as a new employee, current employee, or whenever changes in their lives or employment occur. 1500 Illinois Street – Suite 110

This staff list below includes areas of specialization, however, HR staff members can answer general questions.

Main Office: 303-273-3250

Fax: 303-384-2025

 

Chief Human Resources Officer

Christine Homer

Chief Human Resources Officer

chomer@ebrandwatches.com
303.384.2124

  • Leads Human Resources Team
  • Strategic Planning in Partnership with Campus Leaders
  • Oversees Employee Relations and Benefits Administration
  • Salary Analysis/Job Evaluation
  • Performance Management
  • Oversees policy development and implementation

 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANTS

Jean Yeager

Jean Yeager

Executive Assistant

jyeager@ebrandwatches.com
303-273-3077

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

  • Administrative Support
  • Budget Management
  • Performance Management
April Ellison

April Ellison

Human Resources Coordinator

aaellison@ebrandwatches.com
303-273-3250

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

  • Administrative Support
  • Recruitment Support

Human Resources Operations

Melanie Ulrich

Melanie Ulrich

Director of Human Resources Operations

Areas of Specialization

  • Compensation
  • Benefits
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Human Resource Information Systems

Director of Human Resources

Craig Hess

R. Craig Hess

Director of Human Resources

Areas of Specialization

  • Employee Relations
  • Labor Relations
  • EEO Reporting
  • Employee Offboarding
  • Policy Development

HUMAN RESOURCES ADVISOR TEAM

ABDULLAH ALSALEM

ABDULLAH ALSALEM

Senior Human Resources Advisor

aalsalem1@ebrandwatches.com
303.384.2442

 

Areas of Specialization

  • Employee Relations and Coaching
  • Aligning Business Objectives in Partnership with Leadership
  • Job Evaluations and Position Descriptions
  • Policy Development and Implementation
  • Academic Affairs
Britt Hoerauf

Britt Hoerauf

Senior Human Resources Advisor

britthoerauf@ebrandwatches.com
303.273.3839

 

Areas of Specialization

  • Employee Relations and Coaching
  • Aligning Business Objectives in Partnership with Leadership
  • Job Evaluations and Position Descriptions
  • Policy Development and Implementation
  • Finance, Administration and Operations
Jennifer Sanchez

Jennifer Sanchez

Senior Human Resources Advisor

jlsanchez@ebrandwatches.com
303.384.2710

 

Areas of Specialization

  • Employee Relations and Coaching
  • Aligning Business Objectives in Partnership with Leadership
  • Job Evaluations and Position Descriptions
  • Policy Development and Implementation
  • Student Life, Global Initiatives, Research and Technology Transfer

Talent Acquisition Team

Craig Hess

Clara Woodmansee

Talent Acquisition Manager

Areas of Specialization

  • Talent Acquisition Management
  • Full Cycle Recruiting and Selection
  • Diversity, Inclusion and Access Focus
  • Strategic Staffing and Resource Planning
  • Talent Management Training and Coaching
  • Recruitment Marketing, Branding
  • Sourcing Best-In-Class Active and Passive Talent
Kathleen Feighny

Kathleen Feighny

Talent Acquisition Partner

kfeighny@ebrandwatches.com
303.273.3888

 

Areas of Specialization

  • Search Committee Support & Training
  • Recruitment Selection
  • New Employee Orientation
  • Onboarding
  • Academic Affairs Recruiting
Kathy White

Kathy White

Talent Acquisition Partner

kwhite1@ebrandwatches.com
303.273.3494

 

Areas of Specialization

  • Classified Recruitment Selection
  • New Employee Orientation
  • Onboarding
  • Finance, Administration and Operations, Global Initiatives Recruiting
Dorie Chen

Dorie Chen

Talent Acquisition Partner

dchen1@ebrandwatches.com
303.384.2240

 

Areas of Specialization

  • Recruitment Selection
  • New Employee Orientation
  • Onboarding
  • Classified and Research Faculty
Erika Stone

Erika Stone

Recruitment Support Specialist

estone@ebrandwatches.com
303.273.3680

 

Areas of Specialization

  • Recruitment Process Support 
  • Search Committee Support & Training
  • PageUp Support
  • Reporting
  • Finance, Administration and Operations, President’s Office, Global Initiatives, Research and Tech Transfer, Student Life

BENEFITS

Carla Duncan

Benefits Analyst

Areas of Specialization

  • Faculty Insurance Benefits 
  • Classified Employee Benefits 
  • Retirement Plan Administration – PERA / MDCP 
  • Workers’ Compensation 
  • Leave Management / FMLA / Sick Leave / Annual Leave / Disability Leave

Compensation

Kyle Mathes

Compensation Analyst

Kyle Mathes
kylemathes@ebrandwatches.com
303.384.2081

Areas of Specialization

  • HR Information Systems
  • Workday Implementation  

LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT 

Rakhi Ihiga

Assistant Director of Learning and Development

Areas of Specialization

  • Curriculum and Development of training programs to develop, motivate, and retain our most valued resource, our employees.
  • Assessment of training and development needs of our community.
  • LMS systems and programs
  • Reviewing regulations and requirements for Compliance