Human Resources Department

Contact HR

The Human Resources Department is located on the first floor of Rodman Hall.

Ryan ArmsworthyRyan Armsworthy, SHRM-SCP
Associate Director of Human Resources

Ryan actively manages and monitors all of the University’s employee benefit programs. He is an experienced Human Resource professional with expertise in the areas of compliance, conflict resolution, employee relations, family medical leave, performance management, personnel policy and total rewards. Ryan earned his Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from Salisbury University. Ryan also also earned his HR Senior Certified Professional (SCP) through the Society for Human Resources Management in 2017. He previously served in the Department of Human Resources at Boston College.  Ryan joined the Human Resources team in 2004.

Leslie BeckLeslie Beck
Human Resources Coordinator

Leslie is responsible for on-boarding new employees and assisting employees with questions about benefits and personnel policy. Leslie also coordinates the employee benefits educational programs, maintains the HR website and assists with employment matters including the Family Medical Leave. Leslie earned her MBA from Cleveland State University in 2002. She joined the Human Resources team in 2014.

Human Resources Associate
Currently Vacant

Lori SpragueLori Sprague, SHRM-SCP
Assistant Director of Human Resources

Lori developes, implements and monitors employee engagement initiatives.  She also manages several strategic organizational-wide projects.  Lori is trained and skilled in project management and is responsible for overseeing the organization’s Human Resource Information System (HRIS).  Lori’s areas of expertise include compensation, employee engagement, recognition systems, talent management, training and wellness initiatives. Lori earned her MBA from John Carroll University in 2001 and she joined the Human Resources team in 2002.  She received her Human Resource Project Management Certification in 2015. She also also earned her HR Senior Certified Professional (SCP) through the Society for Human Resources Management in 2016

Alex Teodosio

Alex Teodosio, SHRM-SCH, SPHR
Assistant VP & Chief Human Resources Officer

Alex is responsible for leading the Human Resources Department by providing strategic leadership and vision for employee engagement initiatives that support and promote a diverse, inclusive and talented workforce.  Alex and the HR team provide consultation and leadership in the core Human Resource areas of employee relations and engagement, performance management, personnel policy, recognition, talent management, total rewards and training & development. Alex earned his MBA from Kent State University in 2000 with a focus in Human Resource Management and he received his MPA from Bowling Green State University in 1992.  He also holds his Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) Certification and HR Senior Certified Professional (SCP) through the Society for Human Resources Management.  Alex joined the Human Resources team in 2015.

Our Commitment to Service: Every team member in Human Resources has been assigned as a “primary point of contact” for each administrative division at John Carroll University.  Please see the chart below for your primary contact:

Primary ContactDivision
Ryan Armsworthy
phone: 216.397.1576
Leslie Beck
phone: 216.397.1726
University Advancement
Mission & Identity
Lori Sprague
phone: 216.397.4962
Student Affairs
Alex Teodosio
Phone: 216.397.1905
Operations and The President’s Office