Meet the Staff

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  • Telephone number  (904) 256-7025
  • Fax number  (904) 256-7608

Meet the Staff

Portrait of Allana FortéAllana Forté (She / her)

Senior Vice President, Legal Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Chief People and Culture Officer

Education

  • B.S. University of Florida (concentration in  Education)
  • J.D. Stetson University College of Law (concentration Trial Advocacy)

About Allana

Allana serves as the Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Counsel and Chief People and Culture Officer at Jacksonville University. In addition to leading compliance and legal matters for the University,  Allana is also responsible for leading recruitment and retention initiatives for faculty and staff. She oversees activities performed by the Office of People and Culture, including benefits, recruiting, compensation, employee relations, training and employee recognition programs. Allana serves as the chair of the Employee Recognition Committee and the Faculty/Staff Wellness Committee.

As a trained advocate, Allana considers her transition to higher education seamless as she went from advocating for clients to advocating for students.

Allana’s passions include equity work and community mentorship. In her spare time, she teaches higher education law and policy to graduate students. She also enjoys poetry, podcasts, and game night.

  • Telephone number  (904) 256-7549
  • Email address  aforte@ju.edu

Erica Bell

Human Resources Generalist

Erica brings over 5 years of HR experience to the team. Prior to joining JU, she managed the Human Resources function in small to mid-size companies in industries including healthcare, staffing, and retail. Her areas of expertise include compliance and best practices, HR onboarding, and policy and procedure development. She has a Bachelor of Science in Business Management.

  • Telephone number  (904) 256-7708
  • Email address  ebell4@ju.edu

E'Lisa Green

Human Resources Generalist

E’Lisa has served in the human resources field for 27 years. Prior to coming to JU she worked in human resources at CSX, Modis and Head Start. E’Lisa has a Master in Business Administration (MBA). In 2016 E’Lisa received the JAXSPYS Award by the Athletic Department for outstanding service to the staff.

Jordan Loar

Human Resources Generalist

Jordan has two years of experience in the human resources field. She has earned a bachelor’s in political science.  Prior to working for JU, she worked at a local pharmacy and two law firms. She is currently working on her master’s in Instructional Leadership, Training, and Development at Jacksonville University.

  • Telephone number  (904) 256-7279
  • Email address  jloar@ju.edu

Renee Smith

Human Resources Generalist/Administrative Assistant to the Director

Renee has 10 years of experience in the human resources field and a Master in Counseling degree from Liberty University. Prior to joining JU Renee served in a local law firm and was a human resources manager at Coastal Care Medical Center. She also worked as a Payroll Assistant at Community Hospice and was a Human Resources Representative at the University of North Florida. Renee serves on the Faculty/Staff Wellness Committee and assist with the planning of all HR sponsored events such as the Annual Health Fair and Employee Recognition Day.

Who is my HR representative?

In the interest of serving JU even better, the Office of Human Resources assigns an HR Generalist to each college/organization at JU. The specific areas below are listed so you will know who your professional HR Generalist is. Please note, we are still a team -- if you have a question when your Generalist advisor is out, we are all here to serve you.

  • Academic Advising: Jordan Loar
  • Academic Affairs: Jordan Loar
  • Admissions: E'Lisa Green
  • Alumni: Erica Bell
  • Analytics & Planning: Erica Bell
  • Arts and Sciences: E'Lisa Green
  • Athletics: Jordan Loar
  • Aviation: Erica Bell
  • Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences: E'Lisa Green
  • Bursar: Jordan Loar
  • Campus Security: Erica Bell
  • Career Management: Erica Bell
  • College of Arts and Sciences: E'Lisa Green
  • College of Healthcare Sciences: E'Lisa Green
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders: E'Lisa Green
  • Controller: Erica Bell
  • Counseling Center: Erica Bell
  • Davis College of Business: Erica Bell
  • Education: E'Lisa Green
  • Engineering: Jordan Loar
  • EPIC: E'Lisa Green
  • FICURMA: Jordan Loar
  • Financial Affairs: Erica Bell
  • Human Resources: Erica Bell
  • Humanities: E'Lisa Green
  • Information Technology: E'Lisa Green
  • Keigwin School of Nursing: E'Lisa Green
  • Kinesiology: E'Lisa Green
  • Library: Jordan Loar
  • Linda Berry Stein College of Fine Arts: Erica Bell
  • LRNet/Student Support Program: Jordan Loar
  • Marine Science Research Institute: Jordan Loar
  • Marketing & Communications: Erica Bell
  • Mental Health Counseling: E'Lisa Green
  • Music: Erica Bell
  • Office of the President: E'Lisa Green
  • Office of Research and Sponsored Programs: Jordan Loar
  • Orthodontics: E'Lisa Green
  • Public Policy Institute: E'Lisa Green
  • Purchasing: Jordan Loar
  • Registrar: Jordan Loar
  • Residential Life: Erica Bell
  • Science and Math: Jordan Loar
  • Sociology: E'Lisa Green
  • St. Johns River Keeper: Jordan Loar
  • Strategic Events and Campus Experience: Erica Bell
  • Student Activities: Erica Bell
  • Student Financial Assistance: Jordan Loar
  • Student Life: Erica Bell
  • Theatre Arts: Erica Bell
  • University Advancement: Erica Bell
  • Visual Arts: Erica Bell
  • Wilma's Little People School: E'Lisa Green

Erica Bell

  • Alumni
  • Analytics & Planning
  • Aviation
  • Campus Security
  • Career Management
  • Controller
  • Counseling Center
  • Davis College of Business
  • Financial Affairs
  • Human Resources
  • Linda Berry Stein College of Fine Arts
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Music
  • Residential Life
  • Strategic Events and Campus Experience 
  • Student Activities
  • Student Life
  • Theatre Arts
  • University Advancement
  • Visual Arts

E'Lisa Green

  • Admissions
  • Arts and Sciences
  • Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Healthcare Sciences
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • Education
  • EPIC
  • Humanities
  • Information Technology
  • Keigwin School of Nursing
  • Kinesiology
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Office of the President
  • Orthodontics
  • Public Policy Institute
  • Sociology
  • Wilma's Little People School

Jordan Loar

  • Academic Advising
  • Academic Affairs
  • Athletics
  • Bursar
  • Engineering
  • FICURMA
  • Library
  • LRNet/Student Support Program
  • Marine Science Research Institut
  • Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
  • Purchasing
  • Registrar
  • Science and Math
  • St. Johns River Keeper
  • Student Financial Assistance