Denise Lofton


Office of Human Resources
Role: Staff
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Office of Human Resources
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • MA, Human Resources Management, Webster University 
  • BA, Sociology, University of Massachusetts – Boston


  •  PHR
  •  SHRM-CP

Professional experience

  • Interim Assistant HR Director-Benefits, Missouri State University, 2020–Present      
  • Benefits Specialist, Missouri State University, 2014–Present
  • Human Resources Director, Salvation Army, 2010–2014
  • Human Resources Manager, Tuthill Vacuum and Blower Systems, 2005–2009

Professional affiliations

  • Black Bear Association
  • Springfield Area Human Resources Association, Past President
  • MOSHRM, Past Diversity Chair