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Meet Our HR Staff


Kyra Castleberry

Kyla Castleberry
Payroll & Benefits Specialist



Kyla Castleberry came to Covenant in March of 2016 with over ten years of experience in payroll and HR. She has her Certified Payroll Professional credentials from the American Payroll Association. Kyla is responsible for all aspects of the payroll and benefit functions and also has responsibility for various aspects of the HR function, including employment, compensation analysis, and HR reporting. Kyla and her husband, John, are members of Trenton First Baptist Church. 



Donovan Johnson

Donovan Johnson
HR Associate



Donovan Johnson joined Covenant in July 2018. He brings six years of experience in various student development roles in higher education and three years experience in recruiting and employee relations. He graduated from Tennessee Temple University with a degree in English Communications. Donovan’s responsibilities include all facets of the HR function, including recruiting/staffing, employee engagement, compensation, and performance management. Donovan and his wife, Denise are members at New City Fellowship Glenwood Campus.