Trine Promotes 2 in Human Resources
Wednesday, January 13, 2021

ANGOLA, IN - To help meet the diverse needs of its growing number of employees, Trine University has promoted two staff members in its Office of Human Resources.

Jamie Norton, who has served as director of human resources since 2012, has been promoted to assistant vice president for human resources and Title IX coordinator. Stephanie George, who joined the university in 2020, has been promoted to assistant director of human resources and deputy Title IX coordinator.

As assistant vice president for human resources, Norton will provide high-level strategic direction as well as day-to-day operational leadership in human resources. Her responsibilities will include recruitment, retention, employee relations, training and development, and policy administration. She also will direct, oversee and monitor operations including benefits, records management, compensation and classification.

An accounting professional for 13 years before joining Trine, Norton holds Bachelor of Science degrees in accounting and human resources from Trine, as well as a Master of Science in organizational leadership with a specialty in human resources and an MBA with a specialty in finance. She also holds PHR certification from the HR Institute and SHRM-CP certification from the Society for Human Resources Management.

As assistant director of human resources, George will support the department in areas including staffing and recruitment, compensation, benefits, performance reviews, training and development. She will be responsible for onboarding of new employees and of student employees in support of the federal work-study program and internships for the university.

She also will compile payroll data and be responsible for the administration of the university's health plans.

Prior to joining Trine, George was senior human resource business partner at Clemens Food Group in Coldwater, Michigan. She had previously worked at Tenneco from 2006-2017 in progressively more responsible positions related to human resources.

George holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in human resources management from Western Michigan University and a Master of Business Administration with a major in human resources management from Northcentral University in Prescott Valley, Arizona.