Sr. Director – Benefits and Employee Services
Teletha Leonard is the Sr. HR Director of Benefits and Employee Services at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) where she administers and coordinates the employee benefits and leads the employee services team to meet the needs of all employees. Teletha also coordinates the annual employee service awards, benefits fair, open enrollment process, and retiree programs. She graduated from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a bachelor’s degree in Business and from Webster University with a MA in Human Resources Management Administration. Teletha holds a PHR certification with HR Certification Institute and a SHRM-CP certification with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). She has also served as an Adjunct Instructor at UAMS and the University of Phoenix where she has taught classes in Human Resources Policies and Procedures. Teletha has worked with brands such as SAP, Service Now, Kronos, Compliance 360, SumTotal, and iCIMS. Teletha helps UAMS to stay compliant with regards to implementing and administrating the employee total rewards plans.