Faculty Directory


Jennifer Allen
Associate Professor of Business Information Systems and Computer Science
Office: 1449
Phone: Phone: 307-382-1886

Associate of Applied Science in Office Information Systems, Western Wyoming Community College Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Mass Media, University of Wyoming Master of Science in e.Business, University of Wyoming A native of Wyoming, Jennifer was born and raised in Rock Springs. She received her AAS in Office Information Systems from Western Wyoming Community College in 1993. In 1996, she married her high-school sweetheart and moved to Laramie to continue her college education where she earned a BS in Communications and Mass Media (focusing on Graphic Design, minoring in Business Administration and Marketing) and a MS in e.Business. In 2004, Jennifer convinced her husband to move back to Rock Springs so their son could be closer to family and that is where they hang their hats to this day. In her time away from campus, Jennifer enjoys taking pictures, lurking on social media, and being a mom but her favorite is spending time with family listening to music, watching movies and sports, golfing (her favorite!), kayaking, riding ATVs, target shooting, and cheering on the Wyoming Cowboys. GO POKES!


Kayla Hawley
Kayla Rauzi-Hawley
Instructor of Business and Information Systems
Office: 1425
Phone: Phone: 307-382-1863

Kayla teaches Personal Leadership, QuickBooks, Computer Information Systems, and Information Management at Western. She has industry experience in Corporate Management, Medical Management, and Business Information Systems, prior to her career in higher education. Kayla enjoys outdoor activities including fishing and hunting, bowling, but most of all adventures with her family.

Allyson Cross
Allyson Cross
P/T Instructor of Information Systems
Office: 1448
Phone: Phone: 307-382-1705

Allyson is a native of Rock Springs and enjoys all that Wyoming has to offer in raising three young daughters. Her husband is a local business owner and some personal interests of the Cross family include, CrossFit, playing city league hockey, participating in local events, and everything outdoors. Please never hesitate to stop by Allyson’s office located in the Business Information Systems lab.