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HR Business Partner

Strategic Human Resources Partnering

The Office of People Excellence is proud to present our newest capability – Strategic HR Partnering! The function of this capability is to align with business objectives by working with employees and leaders in designated business units. The HR Business Partner serves as a consultant to management on human resource-related issues.

The HR Business Partner’s role is to work closely with internal stakeholders to develop a people agenda that aligns to, and supports, the overall strategic objectives of the organization. Their functions and capabilities include, but are not limited to: relationship building, workforce planning and development, succession planning, contributing to strategy discussions and decision-making, helping execute strategy and providing ideas and challenge to management teams, thus acting as a catalyst for change.

We designated HR Business Partners for your area. Connect with them for your strategic HR needs.


HR Business Partner

Contact Information

  • VP Institutional Strategic Planning, Compliance Risk Management, Office Operations & Chief of Staff
  • University College
  • VPAA – Academic Success
  • VP Academic Affairs Office
  • All Faculty Issues

Marie Kuehler

  • VP Business Affairs
  • VP Intercollegiate Athletics
Nick Whelchel
  • College of Architecture, Construction and Planning
  • College of Business
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Science
  • Library
  • VP Information Management & Technology

Tracy Gomez

  • College of Liberal & Fine Arts
  • Graduate School
  • VPAA – Student Affairs
  • VPAA – Student Success
  • VP Development & Alumni Relations
  • VP Inclusive Excellence
  • VP University Relations

Manny Garcia-Rubio

  • College of Education & Human Development
  • College of Health, Community & Policy
  • Honors College
  • VPAA – Academic Innovation
  • VPAA – Global Initiatives
  • VPAA – Strategic Enrollment
  • VP Research, Economic Development & Knowledge Enterprises

Nadia Lopez

January 2023