Benefits Staff

Ayana Thompson, Benefits Manager
Phone: 410-455-2479

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
Phone: 410-455-3648

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.