The AMP Team

Heather Riney
Heather Riney
Executive Director

Through AMP, Heather leads the overhaul of administrative systems for human resources, finance, and budget/planning services by creating a transformational and modern administrative environment that supports OSU’s institutional mission. 

Heather brings over a decade of project management experience at OSU and nearly 20 years of experience in the human resources field to the AMP team. She is a skilled and inspiring leader who brings together high-performing teams that drive strategic, operational, and technical excellence for the university.  

Heather is also an Oregon State alumna with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management and a double minor in communications and sociology, as well as professional certifications in human resources and project management. 

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Trey Sisson, Associate Director
Trey Sisson
Associate Director 

Trey plays a key role in the leadership of OSU’s organizational and digital transformation through AMP by managing AMP’s daily operations and planning. 

Trey brings nearly three decades of experience in planning and operational leadership from his career in the U.S. Navy, leading aviation operations on nine deployments to the Middle East and Indo-Pacific regions. He also worked in talent management at the Navy Personnel Command and analyzed plans, programs and budgets at The Pentagon. His final assignment was at OSU’s Naval ROTC unit, where he instructed students as the Professor of Naval Science.  

Trey holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs from the University of Colorado and an MA in National Security and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College.

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Suzanne Grey, OCM Program Lead
Suzanne Grey
Organizational Change Management Lead

Suzanne is charged with developing an enterprise wide OCM program and providing leadership and coordination of AMP change management initiatives focusing on how people experience change.  

Suzanne began her career at OSU in 2008 as an Employee/Labor Relations HR Officer and served as the Arts and Science Business Center HR Manager from 2011 – 2013. Most recently as the College of Liberal Arts Director of Operations and Administration, Suzanne has gained a deep understanding of academic administration and university initiatives. 

Suzanne earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and a certificate in Human Resources Management from Portland State University. 

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Trudy Larsen, AMP Human Resources Program Lead
Trudy Larsen
Human Resources Program Lead

Trudy has the privilege of leading the program of projects related to Human Resources business transformation. As part of the AMP program team, she will be dedicated and assigned to the Vice Provost for Human Resources and Chief Human Resource Officer and partner with University HR to ensure user centered design and desired customer journeys. 

Trudy brings 20 years of experience in the field of Human Resources in the nonprofit and public service sectors.  Her pursuit of delivering excellent HR has taken her from Washington, D.C., to East Africa, to Southeast Asia, and the Pacific Northwest.  In addition to leading HR teams, Trudy has held roles in project management, change management and continuous improvement, utilizing key Lean Six Sigma tools. 

Trudy earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business/Economics from Wheaton College and a Global Master of Business Administration from Thunderbird School of Global Management. 

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Teagan Mclachlain, Marketing and Comms Specialist
Teagan Mclachlain
Marketing and Communications Specialist

Teagan is charged with telling AMP’s story by communicating the vision, goals, plans and impact of AMP to the university community to ensure alignment with the OSU Strategic Plan and University Information and Technology Strategic Plan. She supports the digital presence of AMP across multiple platforms and is an active partner of the OSU digital community in building engaging, modern, inclusive and accessible marketing and communications experiences.  

Teagan has spent her career passionately supporting the work of nonprofits and higher education and has over 15 years of marketing, communications, and multimedia design experience. She has also previously worked for OSU through the College of Business at the OSU Foundation and the School of Writing, Literature and Film in the College of Liberal Arts. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English with a minor in creative writing from the University of Oregon.  

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Rachel Polisher
Administrative Assistant

Rachel provides support to Heather Riney and the AMP team with scheduling and meeting management, recruitment, event planning, travel & expenses, and general office management.

Rachel brings over 15 years of experience as an executive assistant in both non-profit and for-profit organizations. She has been as OSU since 2018, previously supporting the University Exploratory Studies Program and the Office of Student Orientation. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a minor in writing from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA.


Leslie Wolgamott, Budget and Finance Program Lead
Leslie Wolgamott
Budget and Finance Program Lead

Leslie works closely with the Division of Finance and Administration and the broader OSU community of budget and finance partners. As part of the AMP Program team, she will collaborate, support, and lead teams to create a user-centered design and desired customer journey for finance and budget processes and systems at OSU. 

Leslie has over twenty years of experience in higher education budget and financial operations, focusing on developing and implementing centralized business practices, while targeting customer success. Her experience includes leading teams in processes optimization and operational structuring, which positions her well to lead the implementation of new processes and systems. 

Leslie earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, double majoring in Management and Leadership, and Human Resource Management from Portland State University.

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