Corporate Administration

Wendy D. Dameron – Chief Human Resources Officer
(412) 722-0127,

Wendy Dameron is the Chief Human Resources Officer for KTA where she has been employed for over 22 years. In this position, she is responsible for recruiting, hiring, performance management, benefits management, policy management, federal/state policies compliance, and employee relations. Wendy is a founder and active participant of KTA’s HealthierYou wellness and the Employee Recognition committees. She is also a member of the Fundraising Committee and is instrumental in the organization and implementation of year-round fundraising activities in support of both Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and other charities. She is also instrumental in planning/managing numerous wellness activities offered to employees and their spouses in support of KTA’s health care reimbursement programs. Wendy is certified as a PHR – Professional in Human Resources through, the HR Certification Institute (HRCI), and a SHRM CP, Certified Professional through the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM). | Contact Me

Emily Jones – Human Resources Specialist
(412) 746-4265,

Emily Pasquarelli works as a Human Resources Specialist for KTA, where she has been employed since 2014.  In this role, she is responsible for candidate management and coordinates with hiring managers for current and future talent needs. Emily sources and recruits top performers to help build KTA’s bench strength and raise the talent bar of this employee-owned organization. She is an active member of KTA’s Fundraising, Employee Recognition, and HealthierYou Wellness committees. Emily holds a Master of Professional Studies in Human Resources and Employment Relations from Pennsylvania State University and a B.A. from Robert Morris University in Moon Township, Pennsylvania. | Contact Me

Melissa J. McCormick – Contract Administrator/Executive Assistant
(412) 722-0596,

Melissa J. McCormick is the Contract Administrator/Executive Assistant for KTA where she has been employed for over 23 years. Melissa works with both internal and external clients in the areas of Risk Management and Vendor Qualification. In this capacity, she is responsible for reviewing/negotiating risk language within all bid documents and contracts with clients as well as writing subcontracts, managing insurance certificate requests, and completing client qualification forms/online prequalification vendor systems. With over 25 years of writing, editing, and design experience, she has assisted in the writing of proposals as well as the writing/design of company marketing and website materials.

In her role as Executive Assistant, Melissa supports the CEO and the rest of the Management Team in coordination of strategic planning/monthly managers’ meetings, development of presentations, and creation of supporting documents to all group managers. She also serves as Secretary to the Board of Directors and has served as technical editor on special projects and corporate compliance programs. She is an active member of KTA’s Employee Recognition and KTA Cares Fundraising committees. Ms. McCormick has a B.S. in Journalism from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. | Contact Me