Marina Malatesta, MBA, CPM, SHRM-CP, Director of Human Resources

Marina is originally from the Republic of Armenia and has been part of the Cheyenne community for the past 12 years. She has earned her Society of Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) certification and is an active member of the local SHRM chapter. Marina is a life-long learner, and she is currently continuing her education through the University of Wyoming. Marina teaches Human Resource Management as an adjunct instructor and stays up-to-date with the ever-changing HR laws and regulations.

When not at work, Marina enjoys the great outdoors with her family. Camping, hiking, running, and traveling are some of her favorite activities.


  • Employee Recruitment and Retention
  • Employee Relations
  • Employee Training and Development


  • Vanadzor State University, Republic of Armenia. Bachelor's Degree in English Language Education.
  • Southern New Hampshire University. Master's Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resource Management.

Professional Affiliations & Certifications

  • Society of Human Resources Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP)
  • Local SHRM chapter member, the Frontier Human Resources Association (FHRA)
  • Certified Public Manager (CPM), Laramie County Community College
  • Certified Mediator, Wyoming Agriculture, and Natural Resource Mediation program

Community Involvement

  • Leadership Cheyenne Class of 2020-2021 Graduate
  • Wyoming-Montana Safety Council (WYMTSC), Board Member

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