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
hrservice@syr.edu

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

Satellite Office/Student Employment Services

210 Steele Hall
315.443.2268
hrses@syr.edu

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.

Phone
Staff Member/Title
Email
Administration
5459Andrew Gordon, Sr. VP/Chief Human Resources Officeragordon@syr.edu
5462Karen Morrissey, Associate Vice President of Human Resourceskpmorr01@syr.edu
6311Stephanie Freeney, Director of Administrationsmirwin@syr.edu
HR Business Partners
1914Amanda Barbuto, Senior HR Business Partner
Serving Newhouse School of Public Communications, Office of the General Counsel, Whitman School of Management, Enrollment and the Student Experience
ajbarbut@syr.edu
4333Dafni Kiritsis, Senior HR Business Partner
Serving Information Technology Services (ITS), Hendricks Chapel; Business, Finance and Administrative Services
dkiritsi@syr.edu
2744Anneliese Renaud, Senior HR Business Partner
Serving Advancement and External Affairs; Athletics; Institute for Veterans and Military Families; University College; Community Engagement; Government Relations
agrenaud@syr.edu
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
jtanksle@syr.edu
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
clvanden@syr.edu
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
bgzaehri@syr.edu
5459Andrew Gordon provides HR support to the Office of Human Resourcesagordon@syr.edu
Benefits
8044Sarah Azria, Director of Benefits Strategysazria@syr.edu
2097Jennifer McLaughlin, Senior Benefits Specialistjamclaug@syr.edu
2413Kristen Otter, Senior Benefits Specialistkkotter@syr.edu
Compensation
hrcomp@syr.edu
2349Pamela Socker, Director of Compensation Strategypasocker@syr.edu
2488Laura Alesci, Senior Compensation Analystlfalesci@syr.edu
4824Amanda Cooper, Compensation Specialistacooper@syr.edu
5371Monica Hobika, Compensation Specialistmlhobika@syr.edu
HR Information Technology
hrit@syr.edu
1021Todd Acker, Functional Business Analysttwacker@syr.edu
1956Kathi Donahue, Functional Business Analystkwdonahu@syr.edu
1204Kyle Rivers, Functional Business Analystkyrivers@syr.edu
Labor Relations
hrservic@syr.edu
9095Denise Dyce, Director of Labor Relationsdcdyce@syr.edu
2384Cathy Bottari, Labor Relations Senior Specialistcabottar@syr.edu
8799Gina Robb, Labor Relations Senior Specialistgmrobb@syr.edu
Organizational Development & Training
learn@syr.edu
7612Pam Gavenda, Associate Director, Organizational Development & Trainingpegavend@syr.edu
3651Paula MacDonald, Associate Director, Organizational Development & Trainingplmacdon@syr.edu
Talent Management
jobopps@syr.edu
2378Lindsay Blair, Talent Acquisition Managerlpblair@syr.edu
4823Sharon Cole, Talent Acquisition Managersdcole@syr.edu
4224Taylor D'Alfonso, Talent Acquisition Associatetgdalfon@syr.edu
2843Gaby Garcia, Talent Acquisition Managerggarci11@syr.edu
3973Leah Isgar, Dual Career Manager and TAMlisgar@syr.edu
3215Megan Law, Talent Acquisition Managermlaw02@syr.edu
3218Max Mathieson, Talent Acquisition Managermmathies@syr.edu
2552Nicole Zumaya Merida, Talent Acquisition Associatenmzumaya@syr.edu
HR Service Center
hrservice@syr.edu
5839Jim Mennig, Director of Shared Servicesjemennig@syr.edu
4042Erica Andela, Manager of HR Quality Assuranceevandela@syr.edu
4042Sahara Beaulieu, Shared Services Representativesmbeauli@syr.edu
4042Genna Bersani, Senior Advisor, Shared Services gmbersan@syr.edu
4042LaToya Brown, Shared Services Representativeldbrown@syr.edu
4042Lindsay Heil, Senior Advisor, Shared Services lcarroll@syr.edu
4042Michelle Johnson, HR Shared Services Manager mcjohnso@syr.edu
9687Wendy Lockwood, Accounting Analystwjlockwo@syr.edu
4042Anthony Maggi, Shared Services Representativeajmaggi@syr.edu
4042Lucille Murphy, Shared Services Representativelumurphy@syr.edu
4042Peter Skomsky, Shared Services Representativepaskomsk@syr.edu
4042Kim Vanderhoef, Shared Services Representative IIIkvanderh@syr.edu
4042M'Tia Williams, Shared Services Representativemnwillia@syr.edu
4042Erica Wynn-Kearse, Senior Advisor, Shared Servicesewynnkea@syr.edu
Wellness
wellness@syr.edu
4193Gail Grozalis, Executive Director of Faculty and Staff Wellnessggrozali@syr.edu
5472Kim DeStefano, Wellness Program Coordinatorkaloucy@syr.edu

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