HR Directory

General Contact Information

HR Front Desk: 470-578-6030
Marietta Office Line: 470-578-3503 
HR Fax:  470-578-9174
HR Email: hr@kennesaw.edu

Physical Address (Kennesaw Campus)
Kennesaw State University 
Human Resources
3391 Town Point Drive NW (Suite 2000)
Kennesaw, GA 30144

Physical Address (Marietta Campus)
Administration Building, President's Suite-B111
1100 South Marietta Parkway Marietta, Georgia 30060

Mailing Address
Kennesaw State University
Human Resources
3391 Town Point Drive NW, MD #9120
Kennesaw, GA 30144

Assistant Vice President of Human Resources, CHRO

  • Karen McDonnell's Headshot

    Karen McDonnell

    Assistant Vice President of Human Resources, CHRO
    Email: kmcdonn1@kennesaw.edu 
    Phone: 470-578-6030
    Location: TP 2037

    Classification and Compensation

    • Chuck Nwagwu's headshot

      Chuck Nwagwu

      Director of Compensation
      Email: cnwagwu@kennesaw.edu 
      Phone: 470-578-2337
      Location: TP 2035

       

      Name
      Position
      • Sharon Sherlock

        Sharon Sherlock Classification & Compensation Manager

        sharon sherlockPosition:
        Classification & Compensation Manager

        Phone: (470) 578-3478
        Email: ssherloc@kennesaw.edu
        Location: TP 2013


         
      • Yolanda Miles

        Yolanda Miles Compensation Analyst

        Position:
        Compensation Analyst

        Phone: (470) 578-2167
        Email: ymiles1@kennesaw.edu
        Location: TP 2034


         

      HR Management Services

      • pam's headshot

        Pam Smith

        Manager, HR Management Services
        Email: psmith@kennesaw.edu
        Phone: 470-578-2629
        Location: TP 2029
        Name
        Position
        • Tamara Gaddis

          Tamara Gaddis Data Integrity Analyst

          Position:
          Data Integrity Analyst

          Phone: (470) 578-2312
          Email: tgaddis3@kennesaw.edu
          Location: TP 2028


           
        • Marianne Huggins

          Marianne Huggins Office Clerical Lead III

          Position:
          Office Clerical Lead III

          Phone: (470) 578-3178
          Email: mhuggins@kennesaw.edu
          Location: TP 2005


           
        • Jennifer Lippincott

          Jennifer Lippincott HR Specialist I

          Position:
          HR Specialist I

          Phone: (470) 578-4982
          Email: jlippinc@kennesaw.edu
          Location: TP 2026


           
        • Micki Tucker

          Micki Tucker HR Specialist I

          Position:
          HR Specialist I

          Phone: (470) 578-2636
          Email: mtucke35@kennesaw.edu
          Location: TP 2013


           

        Talent Acquisition

        • Jasmin Forts' headshot

          Jasmin Forts

          Talent Acquisition Manager
          Email: jforts1@kennesaw.edu
          Phone: (470) 578-3054
          Location: TP 2031

           

          Name
          Position
          • Briseida Cruz

            Briseida Cruz Talent Acquisition Specialist

            Briseida CruzPosition:
            Talent Acquisition Specialist

            Phone: (470) 578-4784
            Email: bcruz3@kennesaw.edu
            Location: TP 2046


             
          • Jessie Graiser

            Jessie Graiser Talent Acquisition Specialist

            jessie grasier headshotPosition:
            Talent Acquisition Specialist

            Phone: (470) 578-4353
            Email: jgraise1@kennesaw.edu
            Location: TP 2044


             
          • Lillia Kellam

            Lillia Kellam Talent Acquisition Specialist

            Lillia KellamPosition:
            Talent Acquisition Specialist

            Phone: (470) 578-6635
            Email: lsande16@kennesaw.edu
            Location: TP 2050


             
          • Crystal Starr

            Crystal Starr Talent Acquisition Coordinator

            crystal starrPosition:
            Talent Acquisition Coordinator

            Phone: (470) 578-6771
            Email: cstarr5@kennesaw.edu
            Location: TP 2001


             
          • Vanessa Rowe

            Vanessa Rowe Talent Acquisition Coordinator

            vanessa rowePosition:
            Talent Acquisition Coordinator

            Phone: (470) 578-3608
            Email: vrowe@kennesaw.edu
            Location: TP 2001


             
          • Tiffany Weems

            Tiffany Weems Talent Acquisition Coordinator

            TIffany WeemPosition:
            Talent Acquisition Coordinator

            Phone: (470) 578-5230
            Email: tweems3@kennesaw.edu
            Location: TP 2000


             

          Talent Management

          • Amy Phillips' headshot

            Amy Phillips

            Director of  Talent Management
            Email: aphillip@kennesaw.edu
            Phone: (470) 578-3195
            Location: TP 2013

            Benefits

            Name
            Position
            • Cynthia Burton

              Cynthia Burton Benefits Manager

              Cynthia BurtonPosition:
              Benefits Manager

              Phone: (470) 578-2352
              Email: cburto32@kennesaw.edu
              Location: TP 2027


               
            • Dawn Newton-Smith

              Dawn Newton-Smith Benefits Specialist

              Position:
              Benefits Specialist

              Phone: (470) 578-4532
              Email: dnewtons@kennesaw.edu
              Location: TP 2004


               
            • Garolyn Parris

              Garolyn Parris Benefits Specialist

              Garolyn ParrisPosition:
              Benefits Specialist

              Phone: (470) 578-3364
              Email: gparris9@kennesaw.edu
              Location: TP 2008


               


            Employee Fitness Center

            Name
            Position
            • Dessislava Beagle

              Dessislava Beagle EFC Manager & Well-being Coordinator

              DessiPosition:
              EFC Manager & Well-being Coordinator

              Phone: (470) 578-3244
              Email: dtzankov@kennesaw.edu
              Location: KC 494A


               
            • Cynthia Parnell

              Cynthia Parnell EFC Assistant Manager

              Cindy ParnellPosition:
              EFC Assistant Manager

              Phone: (470) 578-5535
              Email: cparnel3@kennesaw.edu
              Location: KC 494A


               


            HR Business Partner (HRBP) Manager

            Name
            Position
            • Orie Thornton

              Orie Thornton HRBP Manager

              Orie ThorntonPosition:
              HRBP Manager

              Phone: (470) 578-4509
              Email: othornto@kennesaw.edu
              Location: TP 2023


               

            HR Business Partner (HRBP) Teams

            Edith Collins & Sam Garbe

            Name
            Position
            • Edith Collins

              Edith Collins Human Resources Business Partner

              Position:
              Human Resources Business Partner

              Phone: (470) 578-3947
              Email: ecolli55@kennesaw.edu
              Location: TP 2021


               
            • Sam Garbe

              Sam Garbe Human Resources Generalist

              Sam GarbePosition:
              Human Resources Generalist

              Phone: (470) 578-3948
              Email: sgarbe@kennesaw.edu
              Location: TP 2016


               

            Raquel Monterosso & Gabrielle Smith

            Name
            Position
            • Raquel Monterroso

              Raquel Monterroso Human Resources Business Partner

              Raquel MonterrosoPosition:
              Human Resources Business Partner

              Phone: (470) 578-4837
              Email: rmonterr@kennesaw.edu
              Location: TP 2011


              Schedule a meeting with me.
            • Gabrielle Smith

              Gabrielle Smith Human Resources Generalist

              Position:
              Human Resources Generalist

              Phone: (470) 578-3094
              Email: gsmith86@kennesaw.edu
              Location: TP 2019


               

            Donna Simmons & Teresa Dudenhoeffer

            Name
            Position
            • Donna Simmons

              Donna Simmons Human Resources Business Partner

              Donna SimmonsPosition:
              Human Resources Business Partner

              Phone: (470) 578-6032
              Email: dsimmo74@kennesaw.edu
              Location: TP 2009


               
            • Teresa Dudenhoeffer

              Teresa Dudenhoeffer Human Resources Generalist

              TeresaPosition:
              Human Resources Generalist

              Phone: (470) 578-7484
              Email: tdudenho@kennesaw.edu
              Location: TP 2018


              Schedule a meeting with me.

            Melanie Uken & Lisa Haskett

            Name
            Position
            • Lisa Haskett

              Lisa Haskett Human Resources Generalist

              Lisa HaskettPosition:
              Human Resources Generalist

              Phone: (470) 578-4763
              Email: lhaskett@kennesaw.edu
              Location: TP 2017


               

            Kenya Anderson, Ashley Mason & Stephanie Dean

            Name
            Position
            • Kenya Anderson

              Kenya Anderson Human Resources Business Partner

              Kenya AndersonPosition:
              Human Resources Business Partner

              Phone: (470) 578-3972
              Email: kande219@kennesaw.edu
              Location: TP 2025


               
            • Ashley Mason

              Ashley Mason Human Resources Generalist

              Ashley MasonPosition:
              Human Resources Generalist

              Phone: (470) 578-4836
              Email: amason25@kennesaw.edu
              Location: TP 2018


               
            • Stephanie Dean

              Stephanie Dean Human Resources Generalist

              Stephanie DeanPosition:
              Human Resources Generalist

              Phone: (470) 578-4738
              Email: sdean51@kennesaw.edu
              Location: TP 2006


               

            Immigration, Contracts & Dual Appointments (DAAs)

            Name
            Position
            • Chaunene Jett

              Chaunene Jett Special Employment Coordinator

              Position:
              Special Employment Coordinator

              Phone: (470) 578-6371
              Email: cjett3@kennesaw.edu
              Location: TP 2010


               

            Project & Office Management

            Name
            Position
            • Vanessa Robinson

              Vanessa Robinson Office Manager

              Vanessa RobinsonPosition:
              Office Manager

              Phone: (470) 578-2632
              Email: vrobin27@kennesaw.edu
              Location: TP 2048


               
            • Tashai Brantley

              Tashai Brantley Receptionist

              Tashai BrantleyPosition:
              Receptionist

              Phone: (470) 578-6030
              Email: tbrant16@kennesaw.edu
              Location: TP 2000


               
            • Erica Hester

              Erica Hester Student Assistant

              Position:
              Student Assistant

              Phone: (470) 578-6030
              Email: ehester6@kennesaw.edu
              Location: TP 2000


               
            • Sarah Porat

              Sarah Porat Student Assistant

              Position:
              Student Assistant

              Phone: (470) 578-6030
              Email: sporat@kennesaw.edu
              Location: TP 2000


               

             

            ©