Lorrie Ortiz
Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Carmela Williams
Carmela Williams
Executive Assistant to VP&C Human Resources
Jordan Hall, Room 116
HR Strategic Operations and Continuous Improvement
Tammy Pressler
Tammy Pressler
Manager, Organizational Effectiveness
JH037
Michelle Lewis
Michelle Lewis
Human Resources Consultant
Jordan Hall 037

Michelle is a seasoned HR professional. Passionate about leader development, Michelle is a skilled facilitator with an emphasis on equipping leaders with the tools necessary to grow and succeed. In addition to being a certified success coach and human behavior consultant, Michelle is certified to administer MTBI and DISC Assessments. Michelle has developed and facilitated leadership programs in several industries, including but not limited to, health insurance, healthcare, supply chain logistics, and higher education. 

Committed to community service, Michelle served as the 2nd Vice-President of the Board of Directors for Pathway Resource Center serving the far eastside of Indianapolis, IN.  Michelle served alongside Executive Director and now current Indianapolis City-County Council member, Councillor LaKeisha Jackson. Over the past 20 years, Michelle has volunteered with Feed America of New Hampshire, Springfield, MA Soup Kitchens, East Texas Food Bank, Salvation Army, Gleaners Food Bank, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Wheeler Mission, Day Springs, and Julian Center. As a licensed minister, Michelle has led women’s ministries, and participated in nursing homes and feeding the homeless outreaches.

Michelle has been writing for as long as she can remember. Her first "published" work, "A Fall Day Is" appeared in the Francis E. Willard School Paper. Most recently, Michelle is contributing author to the book, "And Here I Stand," published in 2019. Michelle is currently writing her second book. 

Michelle holds a master’s degree in ministry leadership from Indiana Wesleyan University and a bachelor’s degree in communications from Indiana University. 

Laura Otten
Human Resources Consultant
Talent Acquisition and Employer Brand
Kyle Smith
Manager, Talent Acquisition
JH 037
Carla Vance
Human Resources Specialist
Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith
Talent Acquisition Specialist
Lorraine Vavul
Lorraine Vavul
Student Employment Coordinator
JH-037

In Summer 2021, the HR Department reorganized Butler student employment under one role, housed within the HR Department. Lorraine stepped into this new integrated position responsible for overseeing the hiring process of student workers within University Departments as well as within the Federal Work Study Community Service Partner program. In her role, she assists supervisors of student workers and guides students to resources for finding employment opportunities on campus. Lorraine also coordinates the Fall Get Hired! On-Campus Job Fair and the Spring Student Employee of the Year Awards.

Between 2010 and 2020, Lorraine served in a variety of roles within the Lacy School of Business from adjunct teaching to career mentoring to a full-time Career Development staff member. Lorraine earned her undergrad degree in Communications at DePauw University and an MBA at Butler. She has worked or served as a board member for a variety of Indianapolis organizations including Simon Property Group, Faegre Drinker law firm, United Way/Community Service Council, Downtown Indy’s Marketing Board, YWCA, and the Historic Urban Neighborhoods of Indianapolis.

A Well and Inclusive Culture
Lois Templin
Director, Total Rewards
Jennifer Barkley
Benefits Administrator
Kendra Diehl
Kendra Diehl
Benefits and Compensation Administrator
JH-052
Angela Smith
Angela Smith
HR Systems Administrator
Organizational Development & Effectiveness
Monica Boskovich
Director, Organizational Development and Effectiveness
Kruti Patel
Kruti Patel
Project Manager, Organization Development and Effectiveness