I am proud to serve as EKU Chief Human Resources Officer as a Lexington, Kentucky native with over 20 years of progressive experience as a Human Resources leader. I have held senior positions in a national governmental non-profit, healthcare and corporate management companies, and spent 9 years in HR roles at the University of Kentucky. I have been passionate about helping others since early on, majoring in Social Work and Psychology, earning a Bachelors and Master’s degrees from the University of Kentucky. I hold a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification and have been active in the Bluegrass Society for Human Resource Management and the national Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), holding board positions. I also holds certifications in leadership and holistic coaching, and has been collaborating on upcoming leadership publications.