Meet the Team

Rising to New Heights, Together

At Florida Poly, our faculty and staff make a difference in the world every day.  They inspire our students and each other to rise to new heights and create a community where discoveries are made, and innovation is pursued.  We are a unified team that respects each other’s unique differences by embracing diversity, promoting inclusion, and encouraging freedom of thought and speech to generate new ideas.  We promote solutions that embody the four core values essential for advancing STEM:  Adaptability, Collaboration, Innovation and Leadership.

The Department of Human Resources supports this bold, proud Phoenix community through talent acquisition and professional development, competitive compensation and a robust benefits package,  and through improved employee relations and performance management.  We are here for all our Florida Poly employees.  We’re doing our best so that you can do your best as we continue build this great university together.

HR Team

Iliana Ricelli, Associate Vice President of Human Resources

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Leads human resource efforts and collaborates with executive leadership for strategic vision and planning and overall human resources management.

DeAnn Doll, Associate Director, Human Resources

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Manages all University benefits and retirement, including health and supplemental insurances, worker’s compensation, leaves of absence, ADA, and general payroll questions.   Also serves as the primary Workday HCM Administrator.

Gloria Nelson, Compensation and Training Manager

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Manages university compensation and classification structure, including position analysis and evaluation, pay grading and position descriptions. Also responsible for employee training needs coordination, HR data reporting, and HR operations administration.

Regina Brown, Employee Relations Specialist

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Manages individual or team performance improvement, employee engagement and recognition programs, employee relations, conflict resolution, and disciplinary guidance.

Federico Despiau, HR Coordinator, Recruiting and HRIS

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Serves applicants and hiring managers guiding them through the hiring process and record-keeping. Works specifically with faculty hiring, and staff positions in the divisions of academic affairs, advancement, general counsel, and the Office of the President.  Assists in Workday process improvement and testing.

Lorraine Pierre-Louis, Human Resources Coordinator

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Serves applicants and hiring managers guiding them through the hiring process and record-keeping. Works specifically with student worker hiring, and all staff positions in the Finance and Administration Division and the FIPR Institute.

Marsha Leap, Human Resources Special Projects

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Assists in developing training programs, leadership development, search committee leadership, and other special projects as assigned.

Ashley Douberly, Administrative Assistant II

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Serves as first point of contact for customers, general administrative support for the department, and assists with hiring and onboarding efforts.