Mary Wilson

Director of Human Resources

HR strategy and governance, department management, policy and procedures, employee relations and HR consulting
Mary’s favorite Sewanee activity is walking through Abbo’s Alley. It is beautiful and peaceful.

Jessica Welch, SHRM-CP

Operations & Compensation Specialist

Compensation and classification plan administration, supervisor training, organizational development, employee relations
Jessica’s favorite Sewanee activity is eating her lunch outside and enjoying a few moments of peace or a great conversation with a friend.

Maris Owens

HRIS Specialist

Data integrity and retrieval for reporting, additional pay and stipend processing, time sheet issues and questions, Family & Medical Leave (FMLA)
Maris’ favorite Sewanee activity is enjoying the view while sitting on the back patio of the Sewanee Inn.

Jacqueline Blair

HR Administrator

Coordinate hiring process including pre-screenings, on-boarding and off-boarding, Applicant Tracking System (PeopleAdmin), verifications of employment, student employment, summer hiring, general administrative support for the HR office
Jacqueline’s favorite Sewanee activity is sitting at Green’s View during lunch to enjoy the peaceful atmosphere and view.

Chris Champion, SHRM-SCP

Benefits Administrator

Benefits oversight and administration including plan design, compliance, COBRA, new hire training, unemployment administration, retiree counseling and enrollment
Chris’ favorite Sewanee activity is grabbing a vegan ‘chicken-less’ salad from Stirling’s for lunch and driving out to Morgan’s Steep to enjoy both the food and the view.