Meet Our HR Staff


Judy Pennyman

Judy Pennyman
Senior HR Partner



Judy Pennyman is our senior HR partner managing the human resources office. She focuses on compensation as it relates to employee benefits and on compliance matters within the organization, ensuring that all employees and employment practices meet federal, state, and organizational guidelines. Judy holds a BS in business with a concentration in HR, an MBA, and a Masters in Leadership and HR. She has two daughters and is a member of Olivet Baptist Church.




Kyra Castleberry

Kyla Castleberry
Payroll Coordinator



Kyla Castleberry came to Covenant with over ten years of experience in payroll and HR. She is responsible for payroll, payroll budgeting, counseling on compliance issues related to insurance, hiring, taxation and wage and hour laws, retirement and investment plan design, employee relations and benefits management, data reporting and analysis, and work-study payroll issues. Kyla and her husband, John, are members of Trenton First Baptist Church.