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Monique Merriweather-Yarborough

Human Resources Consultant

Office of Business Services

Nelson 2112


Merriweather-Yarborough is a dedicated human resource (HR) professional with over 18 years of professional experience in higher education, finance, healthcare and non-profit. Her most recent position was at NC State as a consultant in HR Benefits.

Merriweather-Yarborough’s expert areas of HR include: benefits, classification and compensation, recruitment and hiring, employee relations, performance management, career planning, leadership, talent acquisition and policy interpretation. She has received two HR certifications as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and as a Certified Professional by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-CP).

As a human resource consultant, Merriweather-Yarborough will be responsible for providing leadership, consultation and guidance to all Poole College administrators, faculty and staff regarding HR administration. Along with Yolanda Sanders, human resources specialist, she will serve as the primary central resource for human resources guidance, policies and procedures, and best practices for the college.


Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel HillMaster's Degree, Human Resources, Western Carolina University