Patty Trimingham, Manager, Talent Acquisition and Analytics
Patty has been employed with UTMB Health for 26+ years. She previously has served as a Manager of Programming/Network Services and Senior IT Project
Consultant in the department of Information Services.
Patty has a Bachelors degree from Washington State University.
Joanne Vasami, Manager, HR Administrative Manager
Patsy Esser, Sr. Human Resources Generalist
Patsy joined the UTMB Employment family in 1995. She was a member of the Employee Relations team for over ten years where she developed a passion for compliance.
Patsy now enjoys her new role in Recruitment ensuring compliance with Institutional, State and Federal employment policies.
Bree Akingbola, Nurse Recruiter
Bree Akingbola joined UTMB Recruitment Services in Nov 2012, prior to joining UTMB she worked as a senior recruiter at Texas Children’s Hospital from 2007 to 2012.
She has recruited for a wide array of professions and disciplines in Nursing, Allied, Leadership, Administration and Post Graduate Fellowship recruitment. She holds
a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Lagos Nigeria and joins our team with over 13 years of solid recruiting, Talent Acquisition, Strategic planning and Project management experience.
Elaine Barnes, Sr. Academic Recruiter
Elaine joined UTMB Recruitment Services in July 2013, where she currently serves as a Senior Recruiter in the Academic division.
Prior to joining UTMB she worked as a Corporate Recruiter at Bank of America from 2007-2013. She has recruited for a wide array of industries
including Healthcare, Accounting & Finance, Manufacturing, Engineering, and Banking. She holds a Bachelors of Business Administration from
Texas A&M University and comes to us with over 13 years of recruiting experience.
Marsha Brookover, Sr. Recruiter
Marsha has been employed at UTMB Health in HR Recruitment since 2001. She currently serves as a Sr. Recruiter recruiting for the Academic areas.
She has experience recruiting for a wide range of areas including nursing, licensed and non-licensed clinic/hospital titles, and A/P positions.
Her previous employment history includes working in the Business Office of Southwestern Bell Telephone Company for 14 years.
She holds an Associate of Arts degree from San Jacinto College. She is a member of SHRM.
Myrna Delgado, Sr. Recruiter
Myrna joined the UTMB Talent Acquisition Team in June 2013. She has a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Houston Baptist University and
brings with her 13 years of Human Resources experience. Her experience includes Talent Acquisition and Employee Relations. Myrna has healthcare and
non healthcare experience with her most recent employer being Texas Children’s Hospital. She has previously worked with HEB, Memorial Hermann, Men’s
Wearhouse and Bank of America. Recruitment experience encompasses Clinical, IT, Finance, and Leadership positions. Myrna is a member of the National
Hispanic Professional Organization and is a member of the Diversity Council at UTMB.
Lisa Devereaux, Hospital/Clinics Recruiter
Lisa began working as a Recruiter at UTMB Health in 2007, where she helps fill the needs of departments seeking non-licensed support staff in the hospital
and clinics, in addition to Radiology staff and administrative support. Before joining Recruitment, Lisa worked with the UTMB Health team for three years
as a UTMB Health HR Specialist through Workforce Solutions, and before that as an employment counselor there. Prior to entering the Human Resources field,
Lisa - who has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Baylor University - worked for 10 years in medical research, using molecular biology techniques to study cancer.
Linda Padierna, Sr. Nurse Recruiter
Linda has been employed at UTMB Health over 10 years where she currently serves as a Sr. Nurse Recruiter in Recruitment Services. She has also served as an Administrative
Specialist for the Department of Microbiology and Immunology serving as the liaison and contact for all Human Resources and International Visa related requests for the department.
Linda has also worked in the automobile sector as an Office Manager for an independent Auto Parts and Repair, Towing Service. She continues to remain active in her Consultant
role by participating in recruitment functions locally, and out of state. Her total HR career spans over 14 years. She holds a an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration
from Galveston College, and has college credit hours toward her Bachelor’s at the University of Houston Clear Lake. Linda is a member of (SHRM) Society of Human Resource
Management, and is currently taking steps to achieve her PHR certification.
Audrey Travis, Sr. Recruiter
Audrey has been employed at UTMB Health in HR Recruitment for ten years and currently serves as a
Sr. Recruiter recruiting for the Institutional Support area. She also has experience in executive, physician and student recruitment.
Audrey’s previous employment history includes working for faculty in the Departments of Chemistry and Physics at Kentucky Wesleyan College, and in the lab at Martin Marietta.
She holds an Associate of Applied Science degree in Chemical Technology from Kentucky Wesleyan College.
Mary Barr, HR Business Coordinator
Mary started work for UTMB through UTMB’s Clinical Staffing Solutions. Mary
brings over 16 years of management experience to her current position in
Human Resources. Currently Mary is working towards her AAS Industrial Design
and will continue with plans to achieve her BA in Business Administration.
Gloria Cash, HR Administrative Coordinator
Retired from Monsanto/Sterling Chemicals after serving 27 years as a Benefits Analyst and Human Resource Administrator, Gloria has been employed part time for over 6 years at UTMB as an HR Administrative Coordinator in HR Recruitment. She has a BS degree in Business Administration from LeTourneau University.
Ronnie Choriego-Mendez, Immigration Specialist
Crina Nelson, Sr. HR Business Coordinator
Crina has been employed at UTMB Health in The Human Resources Department for over 26 years. Crina has worked in several different areas of Human Resources these areas include Records, Compensation/Benefits, Employee Relations
Mona Sam, Sr. HR Business Coordinator
Mona has been employed at UTMB Health over 13 years where she currently serves as a
Sr. HR Business Coordinator in Recruitment Services. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Sociology from the University of Houston, Clear Lake.
Kristi Pohl, HR Business Coordinator
Kristi has been employed with UTMB Health since 2008. She has worked as a Business Coordinator in Recruitment and in the HR Corporate Office.
She has also served as an Administrative Coordinator for the Victory Lakes Administration Office. Prior to coming to UTMB, she worked at the
Galveston WorkSource Office for over 6 years on the UTMB HR Team. Kristi has an Associates of Applied Science in Administrative Support from College
of the Mainland and is currently working towards a Bachelor of Science in Business.
Workforce Solutions – UTMB Special Project Team
Tawana Bobino, UTMB Staffing Specialist
Tawana has 8 years of Human Resources experience, with emphasis in Recruiting. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with concentration
in Human Resources Management from Lamar University, and an MBA from Texas Woman’s University. Her most recent experience involved traveling around
the South Western United States recruiting. She serves as a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, among other professional organizations.
Judy Crosley, UTMB Staffing Specialist
Jason Faulkner, UTMB Staffing Specialist
Blake Comeaux, Data Entry Coordinator
Blake joined Workforce Solutions as a resource room specialist in 2007. He began working with UTMB
Health recruitment in the summer of 2008 by assisting potential employees with the UTMB
Health application process, administering typing and spelling tests, and serving as a data entry clerk to the screeners.