University of Southern California

Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS)


HRIS provides functional and technical support to HR systems, including Workday.

Peter Fennema
Director |
Peter oversees the team that provides technical support to Workday, USC's comprehensive HR system. They are responsible for development, optimization, troubleshooting and reporting for the system. Peter joined USC in 2013 after 12 years in IT for 20th Century Fox, as well as extensive freelance web design and development work. He has both a bachelor's and a master's degree in music from USC, and works as a professional musician.

Jackson Mollin
Technical Project Specialist |
Jackson joined USC in 2014 after working as a software consultant at Deloitte in the Bay Area. He is originally from Santa Monica and has a master's degree in business. Jackson enjoys hanging at the beach, traveling, and cheering on his Boston sports teams.

Gregory Smith
Technical Project Specialist |
Greg joined USC in 2015 after working as an HRIS Project Manager for Wescom Credit Union in Pasadena. Previously he worked in the staffing and consulting in Chicago. Greg holds a bachelor’s degree in management from Purdue University and enjoys daily exercise, playing golf, watching sports and spending time with his family.

Mike Smith
Technical Project Specialist |
Mike joined USC in 2014 after working for The Academy of Art University and LinkedIn in the Bay Area, helping them develop and utilize Workday. He holds a bachelor's degree in human resources from the University of Louisville. Mike is happy to be back in Southern California, enjoying sunny weather and the wide variety of cultures here.