Contact HR

HR Service Center

The HR Service Center is your first point of contact for all types of employee questions, including benefits, compensation, and supervisor/manager transactions.

To see all staff in each department, view the staff directory.

Office Locations

Main Office

315.443.4042 (press 1 for HR and press 2 for Payroll)
Skytop Office Building, Suite 101
640 Skytop Rd.
Syracuse, NY 13244-5300

For driving directions, click “view larger map.” Free visitor parking is available.

Satellite Office/Student Employment Services

210 Steele Hall

Office Hours

Academic year office hours for Syracuse University are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. These hours begin on Monday of the first week of classes in August, and remain in effect until the Friday before Commencement in May.

Summer office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. These hours begin the Monday after commencement and remain in effect until the Friday before the first week of classes of the fall semester.

Staff Directory

Please Note: All phone numbers begin with 315.443.xxxx.

Staff Member/Title
5459Andrew Gordon, Sr. VP/Chief Human Resources
5462Karen Morrissey, Associate Vice President of Human
6311Stephanie Irwin, Director of
HR Business Partners
1914Amanda Barbuto, Senior HR Business Partner
Serving Information Technology Services (ITS), Newhouse School of Public Communications, Office of the General Counsel, Whitman School of Management
7612Pam Gavenda, Senior HR Business Partner
Serving Enrollment and the Student Experience; Athletics; Hendricks Chapel
2744Anneliese Renaud, Senior HR Business Partner
Serving Advancement and External Affairs; Business, Finance and Administrative Services; Institute for Veterans and Military Families; University College
9287Jake Tanksley, Senior HR Business Partner and Director of Staff Development
Serving Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs; College of Arts and Sciences; School of Education; College of Visual and Performing Arts
2099Claire VanDenBerghe, Senior HR Business Partner
Serving David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics; College of Engineering and Computer Science; School of Architecture; School of Information Studies
6719Brittany Zaehringer, Senior HR Business Partner
Serving College of Law; Office of the Provost, Chancellor's Office, Office of the Board of Trustees, Public Affairs, Marketing and Communications, Libraries
5459Andrew Gordon provides HR support to the Office of Human
8044Sarah Azria, Director of Benefits
2413Kristen Otter, Senior Benefits
2349Pamela Socker, Director of Compensation
2488Laura Alesci, Senior Compensation
4824Amanda Cooper, Compensation
5371Monica Hobika, Compensation
HR Information Technology
6789JoAnne Wallingford, Director of HR Information Technology (HRIT)
1021Todd Acker, Functional Business
1956Kathi Donahue, Functional Business
1204Kyle Rivers, Functional Business
Labor Relations
9095Denise Dyce, Director of Labor
2384Cathy Bottari, Labor Relations Senior
8799Gina Robb, Labor Relations Senior
Organizational Development & Training
3651Paula MacDonald, Associate Director, Organizational Development &
Talent Management
3666Rita Tomlinson, Director of Talent
2378Lindsay Blair, Talent Acquisition
4823Sharon Cole, Talent Acquisition
4224Taylor D'Alfonso, Talent Acquisition
2843Gaby Garcia, Talent Acquisition
3973Leah Isgar, Dual Career Manager and
3215Megan Law, Talent Acquisition
3218Max Mathieson, Talent Acquisition
2552Nicole Zumaya Merida, Talent Acquisition
HR Service Center
5839Jim Mennig, Director of Shared
4042Erica Andela, Manager of HR Quality
4042Sahara Beaulieu, Shared Services
4042Genna Bersani, Shared Services
4042LaToya Brown, Shared Services
4042Lindsay Heil, Shared Services
2268Camille Donabella, Senior Advisor, Shared
4042Denzel Hogan, Shared Services
4042Michelle Johnson, HR Shared Services Manager
9687Wendy Lockwood, Accounting
4042Anthony Maggi, Shared Services
4042Lucille Murphy, Shared Services
4042Kendra Pedersen, Shared Services
4042Peter Skomsky, Shared Services
4042Kim Vanderhoef, Shared Services
4042M'Tia Williams, Shared Services
4042Erica Wynn-Kearse, Senior Advisor, Shared
4193Gail Grozalis, Executive Director of Faculty and Staff
5472Kim DeStefano, Wellness Program

For general questions or if you aren’t sure who to call, please contact the HR Service Center at 315.443.4042 for assistance.