Staff Directory


Liz Guess Director, Benefits and Payroll 815-753-1347
Jesse Perez Director, Employee and Labor Relations 815-753-5057
Kevin Reynolds Director, Academic Employee and Labor Relations 815-753-6133
Brian Smith Director, Employee Assistance Program and Training Center 815-753-6039
Pulchratia Smith Director, Employment Services 815-753-6023

Administrative Support

Ann Kenney Business Analyst/Web Content Manager 815-753-1788
Miriah Ranken Administrative Assistant 815-753-0458
Shay Hanlon Office Manager 815-753-1768

Benefit Services

Bridgett Davis FMLA/Workers Comp Coordinator 815-753-6318
Renee Bechtel Benefits Counselor 815-753-8230
Stephanie Kruizenga FMLA/Workers Comp Coordinator 815-753-6077
Laurie Johnson Benefits Representative 815-753-7056
Vickie Hueramo FMLA/Workers Comp Coordinator 815-753-5071

Employee and Labor Relations

Darek Williams Labor Relations Specialist 815-753-1853
Marlene Bryant Human Resources Liaison 815-753-0457

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Karen Smith Program Services Specialist 815-753-9191
Savili Ngovo Williams Counselor 815-753-1616
Susan Swegle Training and Development Specialist 815-753-5802

Employment Services


Chris Doe Employment - Assistant Manager 815-753-8377
Darius Sias Employment Coordinator 815-753-6029
Jessica Seipp Employment Coordinator 815-753-0462
Susan Kerschke Employment Coordinator 815-753-0094
Lindsey LeMar Employment Coordinator 815-753-7143

Employee Lifecycle

Sandra Jakubiak Civil Service Employee Data 815-753-6040
Lisa Dienst-Thomas Faculty and SPS Employee Data 815-753-6541
Philip Terry Faculty and SPS Employee Data 815-753-0455

Temporary Employment

Vicky Guzman Temporary Employment - Assistant Manager 815-753-5907
Mary Hoebing Temporary Employment Processing Coordinator 815-753-1394
Salina Heller Temporary Employment Processing Coordinator 815-753-0144
Melody Winter Temporary Employment Processing Coordinator 815-753-6196

Testing Services

Vicki Wronkowski Testing Services - Assistant Manager 815-753-6034
Matt McCue Testing Coordinator 815-753-6033

HR Service Centers

Linda Novak Human Resource Assistant 815-753-0456
Yvette Wright Human Resource Assistant 815-753-6028


Sandy Hess Payroll Manager 815-753-6050
Tammy Lexa Payroll - Assistant Manager 815-753-6043
Jaclyn Joiner Payroll Specialist III 815-753-6044
Noor Harrison Immigration Specialist 815-753-6373

Training Center

Lesley Gilbert Asst Director, Employee Services HR Development 815-753-9196
Karen Smith Program Services Specialist 815-753-9191

Contact Us

Human Resource Services
Human Resources/Document Services Building
1515 West Lincoln Highway
P: 815-753-6000
F: 815-753-2335

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