Human Resource Services (HRS) is pleased to announce that Wayne Patterson was the successful candidate in our recent competition for the Executive Director, Human Resources position.
In his new role, Wayne will serve as the senior operational leader overseeing the day-to-day operations of Human Resource Services and act as a key advisor to senior leaders across campus. Wayne will work closely with Jay Spark and the other members of the HR leadership team to develop HR strategy and create a professional, integrated, customer-focused culture within HRS and across campus. While Wayne officially started his new role last week, the transition into his new responsibilities will evolve gradually. Wayne has selected Lisa Christensen to fill the role of Acting Director, HR Operations to help facilitate the transition.
Wayne has more than 24 years of progressive leadership, human resources, project leadership and systems management experience. He has been active in the role of Director of HR Operations, Human Resource Services since joining the University in January 2010 and has been instrumental in leading the strategic transformation and day-to-day delivery of core HRS services.
Please join us in congratulating Wayne on his new leadership role in HRS.