Ayana Thompson, Benefits Manager
Ayana is responsible for assisting with the direction and oversight of the HR Benefits unit and other HR General Administration areas including but not limited to: overseeing all activities associated with SPS Workday, ACA, Tuition Remission, audit compliance, retirement, disability, new hire orientation, exit interviews, EAP, and telework.
Sara Shannon, HR Benefits Specialist
Sara is responsible for consulting with faculty and staff on pre-retirement planning, advising on benefit enrollment/changes, supplemental retirement, retirement, and evaluating tuition remission eligibility. Sara works with new hires on retirement selection, orientation, and enrolling in benefits through the SPS Workday system.