University of Wisconsin–Madison

Project Teams

Interconnected Project Teams make up the UW–Madison project structure for the Title and Total Compensation Study. The UW–Madison project teams are working in conjunction with UW System and Mercer Consulting with the strategic guidance of an Advisory Council.

UW–Madison Project Teams

  • UW–Madison Executive Sponsors
    • Rebecca Blank, Chancellor
    • Sarah C. Mangelsdorf, Provost, Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs
    • Laurent Heller, Vice Chancellor, Finance and Administration
  • UW–Madison Project Leadership
    • Wayne Guthrie, Chief Human Resources Officer, Office of Human Resources
    • Mark Walters, Sr. Director of Operations, Office of Human Resources
    • Mary Luther, Director of Compensation and Titling, Office of Human Resources
  • UW–Madison Working Team
    • Dana Denny, Human Resources Specialist, Office of Human Resources
    • Catharine DeRubeis, Human Resources Specialist Advanced, Office of Human Resources
    • Laura Fisk, Human Resources Specialist Advanced, Office of Human Resources
    • Carol Hillmer, Associate Dean for Human Resources, College of Agricultural & Life Sciences
    • Jason Jankoski, Asst. Dean for Human Resources, College of Engineering
    • Julie Karpelenia, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Human Resources, Research
    • Jenny Kvistad, Human Resources Director, Information Technology
    • Brenda Krueger, HR Director, University Housing
    • Mary Luther, Director Compensation, Office of Human Resources
    • Zubin Mufti, Human Resources Specialist, Office of Human Resources
    • Meghan Owens, Human Resources Specialist Advanced, Office of Human Resources
    • Bethany Pluymers, Associate Dean for Administration, Law School
    • Fred Schulze, Human Resources Specialist, Office of Human Resources
    • Kristen Vieth, Director HR Operations, School of Medicine and Public Health
    • Holly Weber, Director of Human Resources, Athletics
  • UW–Madison Collaboration and Outreach Team
    • Harry Webne Behrman, Interim Director, Community of Practice, Office of Human Resources, Office of Human Resources
    • Catharine DeRubeis, Human Resources Specialist Advanced, Office of Human Resources
    • Teri Engelke, Assistant Dean for Human Resources, School of Education
    • Chad Goldberg, Professor, College of Letters & Science
    • Ron Harris, Faculty Associate, College of Letters & Science
    • Boyd Hillestad, Media Technician, University Staff Representative, Department of Communication Arts
    • Antony Hebblethwaite, Communications Specialist, Office of Human Resources
    • Cheryl Adams Kadera, Assistant Dean for Human Resources, College of Letters & Science
    • Mary Luther, Director Compensation, Office of Human Resources
    • Heather McFadden, Administrative Program Specialist, Academic Staff Representative, Administration
    • Amy Miles, Forensic Toxicology Section Director, Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene
    • Carmen Romero-Gonzalez, Director of Cultural Linguistics, Office of Human Resources
    • Fred Schulze, Human Resources Specialist, Office of Human Resources
    • Liz Valentine, Human Resources Manager, University Health Services
  • UW–Madison OHR Alignment Team
    • Diane Blaskowski, Director of Employee Services, Office of Human Resources
    • Lauren Bowers, Human Resources Specialist Advanced, Talent Recruitment and Engagement, Office of Human Resources
    • Chris Calkins, Benefits Specialist, Benefit Services, Office of Human Resources
    • Sarah Carroll, Sr. Admin. Program Specialist, Communities of Practice, Office of Human Resources
    • Jamie Dregne, Human Resources Specialist, Workforce Relations, Office of Human Resources
    • Laura Fisk, Human Resources Specialist Advanced, Compensation and Titling, Office of Human Resources
    • Lynn Freeman, Director of Learning and Talent Development, Office of Human Resources
    • Mary Luther, Direction, Compensation and Titling, Office of Human Resources
    • Zubin Mufti, Human Resources Specialist, Compensation and Titling, Office of Human Resources
    • Allison Niles, Payroll Supervisor, Office of Human Resources
    • Patrick Sheehan, Director of Workforce Relations, Office of Human Resources
    • Jennifer Wissmiller, Supervisor – Benefit Services, Office of Human Resources
    • Tyler Wood, Director of Talent Recruitment and Engagement, Office of Human Resources