Human Resources Leadership

Luis Lewin, Assoc. Vice Chancellor, Human Resources

LUIS E. LEWIN
Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources
Luis Lewin is responsible for operations and strategic direction for human resources services at the System and all entities: UNT System administration, UNT, UNT Health Science Center, UNT Dallas and UNT Dallas College of Law. He directs Human Resources Information Services, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, Total Rewards and campus Human Resources services.
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UNTHSC Everett Administration Building | 3500 Camp Bowie | Fort Worth, TX 76107 | (817) 735-7656 | luis.lewin@untsystem.edu

Chinten Parikh, Asst. Vice Chancellor, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

CHINTEN PARIKH, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, NDCCDP
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Chinton Parikh is responsible for strategic and operational activities related to statutory and regulatory requirements for diversity and inclusion and cultural competencies, including equal opportunity and training, organizational diversity and inclusion, Affirmative Action, veterans’ preference compliance reporting and workforce demographics.
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UNTHSC Everett Administration Building | 3500 Camp Bowie | Fort Worth, TX 76107 | (817) 735-7645 chinten.parikh@untsystem.edu

Christopher DeClerk, Director, Total Rewards

CHRISTOPHER DECLERK, DM, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CCP, GRP​
Director, Total Rewards (Compensation, Benefits, Human Resources Information Services, Records)
Christopher DeClerk is responsible for Benefits, Compensation, Information Services and Records, all areas and programs that enhance employment at a major university system. He formerly held management positions for international manufacturing firms Hypertherm and Hilti North America, which was named the 15th Best Global Place to Work by Great Place to Work. 
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UNTHSC Everett Administration Building | 3500 Camp Bowie | Fort Worth, TX 76107 | (817) 735-7684 | christopher.declerk@untsystem.edu

Terry Ekeland, Director, Talent Management

TERRY EKELAND, PhD, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Director, Talent Management
Terry Ekeland is responsible for moving the UNT System forward in all areas of human resources talent management, including: performance management processes-practices-technology, learning management processes-practices-technology, professional and leadership development and career and succession planning. Ekeland previously held management positions at Halliburton, Texas A&M University System and Blinn College. He retired from the U.S. Navy as a lieutenant commander.
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UNTHSC Everett Administration Building | 3500 Camp Bowie | Fort Worth, TX 76107 | (817) 735-5091 | terry.ekeland@untsystem.edu

Gary Finney, Director, Human Resources, UNT Dallas/System Administration

GARY FINNEY, SHRM-SCP
Director, System Administration and UNT Dallas Campus Human Resources
Gary Finney's role is to deliver value-added service to management and leadership, advise campus leadership regarding administration of policies, resolution of issues, workforce development and other programs related to classification and compensation, employee relations, performance management and staff development.
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UNT Dallas | 7300 University Hills Blvd. | Dallas, TX 75241 | (972) 338-1410 | gary.finney@untsystem.edu

Jane Gray, Director, Talent Acquisition

JANE GRAY
Director, Talent Acquisition
Jane Gray is director of Talent Acquisition. She is responsible for recruiting, hiring and management of career opportunities at all UNT System locations. She joined the UNT System in July 2016. She previously was director of Talent Acquisition for Signet Jewelers, the parent company of Zales, Kay Jewelers and Jared stores. She also has been a senior director for Vizient Inc, and held positions at Blockbuster Inc. and Southwestern Bell Mobile Systems.
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UNTHSC Everett Administration Building | 3500 Camp Bowie | Fort Worth, TX 76107 | (817) 735-7661 | jane.gray@untsystem.edu

Dana Perdue, Human Resources, UNTHSC

DANA PERDUE, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Director, UNT Health Science Center Campus Human Resources
Dana Perdue provides consultation to leadership on matters related to strategic HR direction and leads professionals who provide operational support to all customers at the Fort Worth campus. Before joining UNTHSC, she was a human resources director for the O’Berry Center, a comprehensive long-term care facility for individuals with health and developmental disabilities. Perdue also served as an intelligence and special security officer in the U.S. Air Force. 
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UNTHSC Everett Administration Building | 3500 Camp Bowie | Fort Worth, TX 76107 | (817) 735-2095 | dana.perdue@untsystem.edu

Katy McDaniel, Acting Interim Director, UNT Campus Human Resources

KATY MCDANIEL, PHR, SHRM-CP
Interim Director, UNT Campus Human Resources
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UNT | Sycamore Hall, Room 119 | Denton, TX 76203 | (940) 565-2281 | katy.mcdaniel@untsystem.edu