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Your HR Staff

Senior HR Partner

Abby Molina

Abby advises employees on a broad range of employee relations and performance issues to facilitate positive working relationships throughout the University.

Senior Leave Specialist

Indu Ahluwalia

As a Senior Leave Specialist, Indu provides support for faculty and staff regarding time off benefits and mandated leaves of absences.

Payroll Associate

Aryana Alvarez

In her role of Payroll Associate, Aryana supports all aspects of the payroll operations.

HR Associate

Priscilla Ambriz

Priscilla provides HR support relating to staffing and compensation to specific University divisions.

Employment Counsel

Michael Bedolla

Michael's role as Employment Counsel is to provide guidance regarding legal compliance with local, state, and federal law to managers, HR, and senior leaders.

Payroll Manager

Michelle Brucal

Michelle is responsible for preparation, accurate processing, and timely delivery of University's payroll, including the processing of employees' payroll information updates such as deductions, direct deposit, tax withholding status, and one-time/supplemental payments.

HR Budget Specialist

Mahrou Derakhshani

As the HR Budget Specialist, Mahrou provides accounting and HR transactional support for the Department of Human Resources.

Senior Benefits Specialist

Michele DuBois

As a Senior Benefits Specialist, Michele provides support for daily requests and transactions for faculty, staff, and vendor/providers regarding benefits provided by the University.

HRIS Specialist

Gabby Guerrero

As the HRIS Specialist, Gabby is part of the HR Information Systems team and primarily provides support to the HR functional teams.

Senior HR Data Specialist

Tes Ilio

As the Senior HR Data Specialist, Tes is responsible for data administration of sensitive Human Resources data.

Senior HR Partner and Compensation Specialist

Sheila Javier

Sheila is responsible for compensation policies and programs, talent acquisition, staffing services, and performance.

Manager Employee Development

Shirley Mata

As the Manager of Employee Development, Shirley provides guidance, expertise, and programming in the areas of organizational development, leadership development, performance, health and wellness, and employee development.

Health and Wellness Program Administrator

Debby Merryman

Debby is responsible for the administration of the University's health and wellness programs.

Senior HR Partner

Delilah Montoya

As a Senior HR Partner, Delilah provides coaching and guidance to supervisors and managers in the areas of recruitment and staffing, classification and compensation, and performance management.

Customer Support Representative

Yolanda Murry

Yolanda is a Customer Support Representative for the Department of Human Resources.

HR Operations Supervisor

Mariela Rodriguez

Mariela Rodriguez is responsible for the management of Student Employment, Faculty Processing and HR Services Desk functional areas.

Director of HR, Operations

Agustin Ruiz

Agustin Ruiz is the Director of HR Operations. In this role, he is responsible for the management and administration of Benefits, HR fiscal operations, HR Information Systems (HRIS), Payroll, and Student Employment.

Benefits Specialist

Georgina Santiago

Georgina Santiago is a Benefits Specialist. In this role, she provides support for daily requests and transactions for faculty, staff, and vendor/providers regarding benefits provided by the University.


HRIS Manager

Maria Silva

As the HRIS Manager, Maria is responsible for the functional support and maintenance of the HRIS system, administrator of SCU Recruitment system, HR Web support and the setup and distribution of HR related reporting.

Senior Recruiter

David Sambrano

David is responsible for managing recruitment strategies and partnering with key constituents to create recruitment plans with an emphasis on Santa Clara University's commitment to recruit, retain, develop and engage a diverse and talented workforce.