Samford University

Contact Us

800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35229
Samford Hall, Room 302
Phone: (205) 726-2809; Fax: (205) 726-4027
Fred Rogan – Director

Phone: 205-726-2837

Manages HR department, consults/advises on employee relations situations; provides guidance and design for salary administration, benefits administration and HR policies.

Lisa Vines – Employment Coordinator

Phone: 205-726-2390

Provides support in the employment process. Posts all staff positions; screens and refers resumes; performs background checks; coordinates new employee orientation and manages our temp service.

Kelli Ledbetter – Benefits Coordinator

Phone: 205-726-2469

Works with employees in all areas of benefits: retirement; medical and dental insurance; life insurance; and 403(b) plans. 

Stephanie Patterson– Human Resources Assistant

Phone: 205-726-2809

Manages applicant traffic; sets up new hires on paper and in Banner; completes employment verifications; acts as custodian of employee files.

Julie Stewart – Director of Payroll

Phone: 205-726-2332

Manages the overall payroll process; resolves issues regarding pay and leave processing; serves as technical liaison for HR and Payroll; processes all tax levies, garnishments and legal orders; provides regulatory expertise as related to payroll.

Janet Goodwin - Assistant Director of Payroll/Visa & Immigration Advisor

Phone: 205-726-2263

Maintains Position Control; aligns individual position salary with department budgets; and assists in managing student, staff and faculty payroll processing.

Polly McKay – Payroll Specialist, Faculty & Staff Payroll

Phone: 205-726-2347

Primarily responsible for processing staff and faculty payroll.  Processes any tax changes; processes all attendance reports; enters all faculty Letters of Agreement into Banner; and distributes pay advices. 

Lisa Bolus - Payroll Specialist, Student Payroll

Phone: 205-726-4638

Primarily responsible for processing student payroll; enters all new student employee data; posts student job openings on the web site; monitors work study usage; and prepares student checks and pay advices.