Spotlight on UVA Employees

Spotlight Stories on Exceptional Employees

UVA Human Resources' Spotlight stories help UVA employees get to know UVA HR better by showcasing one HR employee -- who they are, how they and their team’s work impacts the UVA community, and any other wonderful takeaways that can benefit our employees. From time to time these Spotlights include other exceptional employees from across Grounds, who deserve recognition for their contributions to the UVA Community.

Featured this month in the HR NEWS

  • Carri Burgjohann, Office of Youth Protection Manager

    Meet Carri Burgjohann, Manager for the Office of Youth Protection. Carri was recently certified as Praesidium Guardian and, in addition to being a national board member for the Forging Youth Resilience organization, was also recently nominated to the national Higher Education Protection Network (HEPNet) Board of Directors. We asked her to explain her roles and the significance of her office's work to the UVA community.

    Learn more about the Office of Youth Protection

Spotlight on UVA Health Team Members

Featured below are some exceptional team members working at UVA Health, showing us what a group of dedicated individuals are capable of.

Susanna Brent, UVA Health Internal Communications

Meet Susannah Brent

Fall Back Celebration with UVA Health

Meet the Fall Back Winners

Derek Wilson, UVA Health Physical Plant

Meet Derek Wilson

Respiratory Therapist team at UVA Health

Meet the Respiratory Therapists

Lillie Dunbar, UVA Health Phlebotomist

Meet Lillie Dunbar

Spotlight on Employees Across Grounds

Featured below are stories on exceptional employees across Grounds who should be celebrated for the service they provide to UVA.

Hoos Building Bridges Awardees

Meet the 2022 Hoos Building Bridges Awardees

Ashley Scruggs, FM Programs & Informatics

Meet Ashley Scruggs

What can an LSP do for you?

Meet Chris LaMonda, LSP

Myron Ballard, Finance Project Associate

Meet Myron Ballard

Spotlight on HR Employees

Featured below are HR employees from across HR, giving you a better understanding of the work that HR does each and every day to make your work lives better and your employee experience exceptional!

HR Service & Experience

HR's Service & Experience team is comprised HR Business Partners, Talent Acquisition (Academic Division), HR Solution Center, Talent Support, People Technology, Benefits and Leave, Compensation, Well-Being (Hoos Well), and FEAP.

Maria Terry, HR Business Partner (School of Medicine)

Meet Maria Terry

Mandy Eppard, Total Rewards Ombudswoman

Meet Mandy Eppard

Mary Carter, Benefits Administration

Meet Mary Carter

Matt Fritts, Hoos Well

Meet Matt Fritts

Tracy Durham, Benefits and Leave

Meet Tracy Durham

Tanya Rahman, Workday Project Management

Meet Tanya Rahman

Anthony Calloway, Workday Analyst

Meet Anthony Calloway

Janet Turner-Giles, Director of Talent Flexibility

Meet Janet Turner-Giles

Todd Smith, Talent Support Manager

Meet Todd Smith

Dawn Ritterband, Sr. Compensation Specialist

Meet Dawn Ritterband

Jon Williams, Solution Center Inquiry Team

Meet Jon Williams

HR Talent Development

HR Talent Development is comprised of Recruiting, Support, Talent Acquisition, Rewards & Recognition, and Organizational Development

Beth Voss, Sr. Policy, Risk Management, & Compliance Specialist

Meet Beth Voss

Heather Newton, Dual Career Program

Meet Heather Newton

Wayne Woodson, Organizational Development

Meet Wayne Woodson

Leslie Pierce, Director of Employee Relations

Meet Leslie Pierce

Tonia Duncan-Rivers, Rewards & Recognition

Meet Tonia Duncan-Rivers

Michael Latsko, AVP (interim), Talent Development

Meet Michael Latsko

HR Serving UVA Health

HR Serving UVA Health consists of recruiting teams and HR business partners who only serve UVA Health.

Kelly Riley, Medical Center Recruiter

Meet Kelly Riley

Georgia Meyer, Sr. HR Business Partner

Meet Georgia Meyer

Rich Parella, Director of HR Service, School of Medicine

Meet Rich Parella

HR Strategy

HR Strategy consists of HR teams focused on continuous improvement, project management, data and analytics; business operations; communications; immigration services; and learning and multimedia.

Angela Durrett, Project Manager

Meet Angela Durrett

Scott Willis, Business Operations

Meet Scott Willis

Elizabeth Gonzalez, Data and Technology

Meet Elizabeth Gonzalez

HR Military Veterans

Veterans Day is November 11, and we honor and recognize all U.S. military veterans who have served this nation, including military veterans who currently work across Grounds at UVA. We also honor and acknowledge the sacrifices made by the families of the men and women who have served.

UVA HR Veterans Recognized

  • HR Veterans

    Amongst this group deserving your recognition are a small number of veterans and spouses of veterans working within the Human Resources department. We asked our HR veterans and military spouses to reflect on what it meant for them to serve in the military or support a military veteran, and how that experience has impacted their work at UVA. Here is what they had to say.

    Learn more about HR's military veterans