Heather joined the CC Human Resources team as the Director of Human Resources in January 2019. She worked previously as the Director of Human Resources at the University of Dallas, and, prior to that role, she worked at Hill College in various HR positions, most recently as the Executive Director of Human Resources and Institutional Development. Heather possesses a Ph.D. in Human Resource Development from Texas A&M University, an M.S. in Management from Northeastern State University, and a B.A. from the University of Oklahoma.
Heather is active in the Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). She serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Industrial and Commercial Training.)
Director of Human Resources
- HR Administration / Leadership Oversight
- Organizational Strategic Planning
- Employee Relations
- Policy Administration
- Salary Administration
Jessica, who is originally from Greeley CO, came to Colorado College in the spring of 2015. She started her 12 year career in the United States Air Force where she was able to experience an array of positions in the administrative field across the United States and Germany. After separation, Jessica focused her time on attaining her BA in Organizational Management through Ashford University. The University of Arizona was her next stop where she spent three years in the Financial Services Office as the executive assistant. Jessica is currently pursuing her MA in Organizational Development and Leadership from the University of the Rockies.
Administrative Assistant/ Professional Development Coordinator
- Staff Recognition and Events
- Excel@CC Logistics
- HR Office Coordination
Paul joined Colorado College in 2013 as the Talent Acquisition Manager. Paul began his career in retail operations with Fortune 500 retail companies and leveraged those talents to transition to a career in Human Resources. Paul transitioned from corporate to higher education as Sr. Human Resource Generalist at a start-up Community College where he was responsible for the recruiting strategies. Paul earned a BA in Business Administration from Southeast Missouri State and is certified in Project Management, Change Management and Training Facilitation.
Sr. Talent Acquisition Manager
- Recruitment Support and Process Development
- Applicant Tracking System Management
- New Employee Onboarding
Pam’s career in HR began in 1988 with Walter Drake and Sons where she managed payroll and benefits processes, employee relations, policy development and communications, served as editor of the employee newsletter, and led the implementation of an automated time and attendance system. Pam joined Colorado College in 1998 as an Employment Specialist. In this role, Pam was instrumental in the college’s conversion to the Banner enterprise-wide database. Pam’s current role includes oversight of the HR module of Banner and supporting the salary administration, job classifications, and talent acquisition functions. Pam attended the Detroit College of Business and has participated in numerous HR professional development seminars with Mountain States Employers Council.
Sr. Employment Specialist
- Workforce Analytics
- Job Classification
- New Hire Paperwork
- Employment Verifications
- Compensation / Salary Changes
Renae came to Colorado College in 2017 as an Employment Specialist. Renae provides support to talent acquisition working with Banner, the college enterprise-wide database. Renae performs daily entry for new hires, terminations, salary, and status changes Renae recently moved back to Colorado Springs in 2015 from the Washington, DC area, where she worked in Human Resources for 16 years. She most recently worked at Cherwell Software in Colorado Springs. Renae has BA in English from the University of Colorado at Denver.
- New employee paperwork and onboarding
- New hire data entry and status changes
- Employment verifications
Coming to CC in 2013, Matt provides support to the talent acquisition, onboarding, and HRIS functions. Prior to CC, he worked for the Colorado Springs School District 11 and George Mason University in the HR department where he supported the recruitment and onboarding programs. Matt has BS from the University of Northern Colorado and an MS in IT Management from Regis University.
HR Systems/ Employment Specialist
- Recruitment & Employment Support
- Events Registration Software Support
- HR Reports
Laurie came to Colorado College in 2014 after having served as Vice President of Compensation & Benefits at Junior Achievement in Colorado Springs. Her expertise in benefits spans over 15 years. Laurie has a BS in Sociology from Lamar University and a MBA from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. In addition, Laurie holds certifications as a Senior Professional in Human Resources, a Certified Compensation Professional and a Certified Benefits Professional.
- Benefits Administration
- Workers Compensation
- Wellness Programming
- Leave Administration
Gina began her career at CC in 2006 as the Office Coordinator in Human Resources and now provides expertise in the benefits area. Prior to CC, Gina worked at Hawaii Pacific University for 13 years where she served in support roles to the Dean of the College of Natural Sciences and the Director and Dean of the Military Campus Programs. Gina has a BA in Human Services and a MA in Human Resource Management.
- Worker's Compensation
- New Employee Benefits Orientation
- Tuition Benefits
- Separation Process
Barbara J. Wilson
In 2015, Barbara was promoted to the Associate Vice President for Administrative Services role after having served as the Director of Human Resources since 2000 when she joined Colorado College. She worked previously as the Human Resources Director at the Community College of Denver, and as the Human Resources Director and Affirmative Action Officer at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Barbara earned a MS in Human Resource Management at Chapman University and a BA in Organization Administration at Alaska Pacific University. Barbara has been active in the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources where she served as chair of the local chapter, regional boards, and member of the national board.
Associate Vice President for Administrative Services
- Risk Management Administration
- Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Staff
- Administrative oversight for Children's Center and Mail Services