Debbie Lammers

Assistant Vice Chancellor, Learning and DevelopmentDebbie Lammers
debra.lammers@cuanschutz.edu | 303-724-9685

Specialty Areas: Professional development and consulting services that include, but not limited to: custom training courses for individuals and teams, individual and team coaching, 360 assessments, employee climate surveys, team building activities, strategic planning, and group meeting facilitation.

Bio: Debbie started with the University in March of 2018. Prior to joining the University, Debbie worked in the heavy industrial construction industry leading internal professional development initiatives, employee coaching, curriculum design, and course facilitation.  She attended the University of Colorado Denver Campus where she received her undergraduate degree in business followed by an MBA with an emphasis in HR and organizational learning.  In addition, she completed a master’s degree in organizational development and curriculum design through CSU-Global.

Overall, Debbie has more than 20 years of experience that includes developing high-performing teams, designing and launching talent development initiatives, and designing and delivering high-impact learning solutions.  Debbie has a strong passion for learning and taking what she learns and helping others grow and develop personally and professionally.

Top 5 Strengths: Achiever, Strategic, Learner, Responsibility, Relator 


Kaitlin Norris

Training and Development SpecialistKaitlin Norris
kaitlin.norris@cuanschutz.edu | 303-724-9698 

Specialty Areas: Inquiries and issues related to New Employee Orientation, individual and team DISC consultations, custom course requests, assistance with instructor led course registration, schedules and/or logistics, and resources available through Skillsoft or LinkedIn Learning.

Bio:  Kaitlin joined the Learning and Development team in April 2019.  Prior to this, Kaitlin worked in Talent Management/Recruitment at the Anschutz Medical Campus and at Illinois State University. Her educational background includes a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources and Spanish as well as an MBA from Illinois State University. She has worked in higher education for 8+ years.  Kaitlin considers herself a life-long learner and loves helping others grow and develop at CU.

Top 5 Strengths: Achiever, Harmony, Positivity, Discipline, Empathy


Kara Williams

Training Coordinator Kara Williams
kara.williams@cuanschutz.edu | 303-724-9684

Specialty Areas:  Inquiries and issues related to New Employee Orientation, C-Vent registration questions, assistance with instructor led course registration, schedules and/or logistics, and resources available through Skillsoft or LinkedIn Learning.

Bio: Kara started with the University in October of 2019. She brings with her experience in marketing, event planning, and sales. She has worked in industries such as publishing, education, and entertainment. Her education includes a bachelor’s degree in marketing communications and MBA with an emphasis in management and organizational behavior from California Lutheran University. She enjoys being part of the team that welcomes new employees and brings opportunities for development to the community of CU Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus.

Top 6 Strengths: Responsibility, Achiever, Belief, Adaptability, Futuristic, and Empathy


Andrea Duran

Organizational Development Specialist
Andrea Duran Headshot with Borderandrea.duran@cuanschutz.edu | 303-724-3391

Specialty Areas: Custom course requests, assistance with instructor led course registration, schedules and/or logistics, and resources available through Skillsoft or LinkedIn Learning.

Bio: Andrea began her journey at the University of Colorado at Anschutz campus as a Strategy and Innovations Project Coordinator for the Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine on the direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of projects. Prior to joining the University, she worked at the Office of Behavioral Health Strategies for the City and County of Denver as a Special Projects Coordinator on various projects supporting vulnerable citizens in Denver. Andrea spent over a decade at a Denver-based non-profit OpenWorld Learning (OWL) providing educational enrichment STEM programming to low-income mainly Hispanic youth throughout the greater Denver area, first as a program manager and ultimately program director. She attended the University of Colorado Denver Campus where she received her undergraduate degree in Psychology. She recently completed a Master of Science degree in Organizational Leadership with a Project Management emphasis from Regis University’s Anderson College of Business. 

Andrea has well over a decade of experience leading programs, managing a diverse portfolio of projects, developing program content and facilitation, staff development and tracking data to enhance business intelligence. She has a strong passion for working with diverse and often underserved communities to create equitable and inclusive environments.

Top 5 Strengths: Ideation, Strategic, Achiever, Learner, Futuristic