Category Archives: Meet New Employees

Essandoh Abaidoo, Informatics Analyst II, Lab Informatics

Essandoh Abaidoo (pronounced eh-SAN-doh ah-BAY-doh) is the newest informatics analyst to join UIT. He used to work as a LabWare consultant at Certified Labs and spent eleven years at Forest Laboratories, where he was a network administrator and a senior systems analyst. A native of Willingboro, NJ, he earned a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry\molecular biology from […]

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Lisa Hamlett, Applications Support Analyst II, Core Systems

Lisa Hamlett was recently promoted into the Core Systems Team under Library Technology and Digital Strategies after spending seven years as the supervisor for data and quality management on the Stacks Team in Woodruff Library. In that role, she coordinated physical item transfers between the General Libraries on-site and off-site collections, managed quality control processes for the Stacks Team, and did analytics for multiple departments within […]

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Sean Mann, Product Manager, Product Management

Sean Mann is a new product manager after moving over from the School of Medicine, where he spent almost five years as an educational analyst working with residency programs. He was a senior program services manager for three years at Special Olympics GA. He was also a high school economics teacher. Born in Snellville, GA, […]

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Tavares Matthews, Communications Specialist I, Field Services

Tavares Matthews joins Field Services after two years in first aid sales at Cintas. He also spent 13 years as a server and bartender at Red Lobster. A native of Charleston, SC, Tavares moved to GA when he was 17 years old and attended Newton County High School in Covington, GA. He is currently working […]

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Bryce Smith, Communications Specialist I, Field Services

Bryce Smith is one of four new technicians in Field Services. He came to Emory after spending four years in the Navy, where he was an aviation ordinanceman. He has also worked as a professional musician and attended the Atlanta Institute of Music, where he was a guitarist. Born in Ocean View, CA, Bryce moved […]

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Curtis Jones, Communications Specialist I, Field Services

Curtis Jones recently joined Field Services after spending the previous six months working for NetPlanner Systems as a low voltage tech in the construction of Emory’s new healthcare towers. He also spent three and a half years working an Emory contract as a low voltage contractor for American Telecommunications. Additionally, Curtis spent three years in […]

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Frankie King, Communications Specialist I, Field Services

Frankie King recently joined Field Services as a communications specialist. Prior to coming to Emory, Frankie did low voltage work on CCTV and navigation for Readycam Surveillance. He spent over a year doing contract work in the same field with Communication Cabling Specialists (CCS) on Emory’s campus. Born in Baxley, GA (population 4,400), Frankie came […]

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