Human Resources Business Partners (HRBP)

The HR Business Partners (HRBP) are here to support university departments in their day-to-day HR operations. We serve as an HR single point of contact for all HR strategic needs by offering:

  • HR business strategy consultation on organizational development, retention, and job analysis.
  • Interpretation of HR policies and finds solutions to fit departments needs and goals.
  • Guidance to departments on HR business challenges/issues.
  • Facilitation of communication with HR subject matter experts.

If you need support of this kind or for other HR matters, please contact your HR partner for your division or department. Your partner will either resolve the issue directly, work with an HR subject matter expert on your behalf or connect you to the expert who can best resolve your concern.


Belknap and HSC Campus

Our HRBP team is available M/T/W/TH/F 8:00 am - 4:30 pm.

Nandi Thomas, MA

HR Business Partner

(502) 852-1970


Luke Button 

HR Business Partner

(502) 852-1948


Shannon Steier

HR Business Partner

(502) 852-6788


Shelley R. Dunn, MBA, PHR, SHRM-CP

Associate Director of HR

(502) 852-0037