As Associate Director for Academic Budget Management I provide oversight for business functions, human resources processes and financial operations for the regional campuses. I serve the regional campus deans and the Vice President of the Regional Campuses.
Budget management and training; process PRAs and budget revisions; construct Zero Based Budget and Spreadsheet Budgeting forms; review contracts; coordinate revenue sharing agreements; provide support to regional campus budget officers and leadership.
I have over thirteen years of finance and business management experience in the public sector and have been at Kent State University since 2012. Prior to my positions within the University Budget Office, I served as senior business manager to the vice president for the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. I developed, implemented and oversaw the division's budget structure and chaired the DEI Fiscal Stewards Team.
Favorite place in Kent, Ohio:
The Warren Student Recreation and Wellness Center! It is the best place on campus to get a good workout and rejuvenate.
Best advice for students:
Volunteer opportunities and internships can be just as important to your professional development as your classes. These experiences allow you to broaden your perspective on the world and see all situations through many lenses.
Master of Public Administration, Kent State University, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Nonprofit Management, Kent State University, B.S. Accounting, Westminster College (PA)
2020 30 For the Future Recipient, Greater Akron Chamber
2019-2020 President for the Central Ohio Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration
2019 Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame, Niles McKinley High School
2016 Vice President's Shining Star, Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Kent State University
2014 Outstanding Community Member, Office of Experiential Education and Civic Engagement at Kent State University