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Human Resources Contact Information

The Davenport University Human Resources team is here to support current and prospective staff and faculty with your needs. Whether you are a current staff member, prospective staff member or student, we invite you to contact us with any questions.

We are here to help:

Dave Veneklase
Executive Vice President for Organizational Development
Dave.Veneklase@davenport.edu
Kathy Natelborg
Executive Director of Human Resources
Kathy.Natelborg@davenport.edu
Deann Giles
Director of Employment Services
Deann.Giles@davenport.edu 
Becky Gschwind
HR Analyst
Becky.Gschwind@davenport.edu 
Kathy Natelborg
Sr. Human Resources Business Partner
Kathy.Natelborg@davenport.edu
Kristen Culp
Benefits Manager
kristen.culp@davenport.edu
Deb Bales
HR Coordinator
Debra.Bales@davenport.edu 
Stefanie Fortier
HR Consultant
Stefanie.Fortier@davenport.edu 
   

Who to contact list by topic:

Benefits
Kristen Culp(x1072); Becky Gschwind(x1120)
  • Benefits & New Hire Open Enrollment
  • Benefits Orientation
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Prescription Drug Plans
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Plan Accounts
  • PTO (Paid Time Off) and VTO (Volunteer Time Off)
  • Retirement Programs (TIAA-CREF)
  • Benefits Claims
  • Beneficiary and Status Changes
  • Wellness Program & Committee
  • Leave of Absence-FMLA
  • Termination/COBRA
  • Tuition Remission/Assistance
  • Workers Compensation
Employee Relations/HR Partnership
Kathy Natelborg(x1726)

  • Manager Consulting and Coaching
  • Partnership with Area Managers/Leaders on HR Issues and Projects
  • Discipline and Other Employee Issues
  • Performance Management and Goal Setting
  • New Manager Orientation
  • Recruiting Partnership (Leadership Level Positions)
  • Staffing Models/Staffing Level Analysis
  • Team/Department/Organizational Design
  • HR Policy Development, Guidance, Interpretation, Coaching
  • Change Management Initiatives
HR Data
Kristen Culp(x1072); Becky Gschwind(x1120)
  • Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) Reports 
  • Management/Manager Level Reports
  • Salary and Benefits Surveys
  • Databases/HR Data Analytics
  • Total Compensation Statements
  • Staffing Models/Staffing Level Analysis
  • Wage & Hour Tracking Compliance
  • Organizational Chart
Employment Services
Deann Giles(x1728)/Stefanie Fortier(x1729)/Deb Bales(x1727)
  • Recruitment and Selection Process Support
  • Empower U Applicant Tracking Design and Support
  • Job Descriptions
  • Placement of Job Postings & Advertising
  • Assistance with Personnel Actions (Status Changes, Terminations, etc...)
  • Interim Positions/One time payments
  • Job Offer & Onboarding Communications
  • Pre-Employment Background Checks
  • New Employee Orientation & Onboarding
  • Personnel Files & Employment Records
  • Organizational Chart
  • Unemployment 
  • Verification of Employment
 Compensation
Kathy Natelborg(x1726);Kristen Culp(x1072);Becky Gschwind(x1120)
  • Compensation Analysis
  • Pay Grades/Pay Equity
  • Salary Surveys
  • Pay Increases/Promotions/Annual Increases
  • Supplemental Compensation
  • Total Compensation Statements
Student Employment and Adjunct Employment
Deann Giles(x1728)/Stefanie Fortier(x1729)