Human Resources Staff


Tess Werner

Tess Werner

HR and Payroll Coordinator
Email: twerner@coe.edu

  • Faculty and staff payroll, tax, and time sheet questions
  • Student payroll and employment questions
  • Sick leave/vacation questions
  • Interfolio and HR administration support


Andy Cooley

Andy Cooley

HR and Benefits Administrator
Email: acooley@coe.edu

  • Benefit questions and administration
  • Address changes
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Student accounts support


Kris Bridges

Kris Bridges

Director of Human Resources
Email: kbridges@coe.edu

  • Staff recruitment process and planning
  • Compensation
  • Policy, process, and compliance questions
  • Staff and leadership development/coaching
  • HR communications, planning, and culture initiatives
  • Learning and development planning