Kelly Coleman, Director of Employment, Classification & Compensation & Benefits
Kelly is responsible for providing leadership and consultation regarding human resources issues in the areas of recruitment, classification, compensation, and benefits. She also assists the CHRO with strategic planning and decision-making for the units and various HR General Administration activities related to UMBC compliance and audit requirements.
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.