Kelley Peatross

Kelley Peatross, associate vice president for human resources and deputy Title IV coordinator, is responsible for developing strategies related to employee engagement, well-being, satisfaction, organizational development, talent acquisition, professional development and total rewards. Peatross is also responsible for international employee visa processing functions at Alma College, and the overall administration and coordination of the civil rights, Title IX and sexual harassment policies, and to ensure gender equity in all programs and activities. Peatross joined Alma College’s leadership team in September 2022 after serving in various roles at the Great Lakes Bay Region of Consumers Energy, including director of community and public affairs. Prior to coming to Consumers, Peatross worked at Saginaw Public Schools, where she served as assistant superintendent for human resources, labor relations and support services, as well as interim superintendent/chief executive officer. Peatross earned a Ph.D. in education administration and leadership and an M.A. in educational leadership and human resources, both from Western Michigan University. She has a B.A. in human resources and psychology from Spring Arbor University.