Meet the Team

Kent State Dining Services' management team is always here to help. We encourage you to approach the managers and chefs in our dining halls at any time with your comments, suggestions, feedback or inquiries. Additionally, please feel free to contact a Dining Services administrator listed below if there's anything with which we can assist you. We appreciate your feedback and are committed to making your dining experience outstanding.

Mark joyce

Resident District Manager
email: Joyce-Mark1 [at]

Kelly connelly

Administrative Assistant
email: Connelly-Kelly [at] ( ) | phone: 330-672-2179

Spencer Wurst

Director of Operations
email: wurst-spencer [at]

Madison Jordan

Health and Wellness Manager
email: Jordan-Madison [at]

Emily Reynolds

Health and Wellness Coordinator
email: reynolds-emily1 [at]

cheri nopper-hahn

HR Manager
email: nopper-hahn-cheri [at]


Billy Edmondson

Executive Chef
email: edmondson-william [at]

Curtis hershberger

Food Service Director, Regional Campus & CPM
email: Hershberger-Curtis [at] ( )

CHarles Berry

Sr. Associate Director of Strategic Partnerships
email: cberry [at] | phone: 330-672-3305

Brenda Richardson

Administrative Assistant
email: badkins [at] | phone: 330-672-8161

Not sure who to contact? Call the Dining Services main office Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at (330) 672-2541 for assistance.