Budget and Finance Staff

Finance

Charles Perusse
Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer | 919-962-4598
Charlie is the Chief Operating Officer for the University of North Carolina, addressing the internal and campus-focused administrative operations of the University System. He reports to the President of the University and works collaboratively with the UNC Board of Governors, key executives within NC State Government, UNC-General Administration staff, and Chief Financial Officers from the unique seventeen campuses of the University of North Carolina to accomplish strategic financial and operational priorities. The position serves as a senior manager of the Budget and Finance, UNC FIT, UNC-GA Services Office, Human Resources, Information Technology, and University Advancement offices.

Sylvia Cooper
Executive Assistant to the Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer | 919-962-4605
Sylvia maintains the Chief Operating Officer's calendar; coordinates the scheduling of meetings, events, and travel; and provides other administrative support as required. Responsibilities include coordinating agenda and related items for the Committee on Budget and Finance of the Board of Governors; preparing minutes of meetings and communication to campuses related to actions of the Board.

Jonathan Pruitt
Vice President for Finance & Chief Financial Officer | 919-962-4600
Jonathan serves as chief financial officer and is responsible for the financial affairs of the UNC System and the finance and business affairs of UNC General Administration. In this role, he has primary responsibility for the development and execution of the UNC System’s unified budget, tuition and fees, capital construction, real estate, debt management, investments, efficiency and effectiveness initiatives, economic and financial analysis, and the business services of UNC General Administration. 
 
Angelisa Riggsbee
Assistant to the Vice President for Finance & Chief Financial Officer | 919-962-4607
Angelisa provides administrative support for the Vice President for Finance (i.e., calendar; coordinates the scheduling of meetings, events, and travel). She also assists with management of web-based applications (expansion budget/vacant positions/tuition and fees).

William Johnson
Associate Vice President for Finance & Capital Planning | 919-962-4611
Will is responsible for the facility, construction, and capital planning programs within the University System.  Primary responsibilities include: capital planning, budget development and execution, design and construction of capital facilities, sustainability and HUB initiatives, and energy management.
 

Andrea Poole
Associate Vice President for Finance & University Budgets | 919-962-3136
Andrea is a member of the current operations team. Primary responsibilities include: development and execution of the University's operating budget (continuation and expansion budgets), conducting mandated University and/or legislative program reviews and studies, support to UNC constituent institutions, Board of Governors, Fiscal Research Division and Office of State Budget and Management.

Michael Vollmer
Associate Vice President for Finance & Business Officer | 919-843-5185
Primary responsibilities include managing the UNC-GA general operating and capital improvement certified, authorized, continuation, and expansion budget, position control management, tuition and fees, and business processes analysis/process and efficiency re-engineering studies.

Brendan Brown
Financial Analyst | 919-843-6737
Brendan's primary responsibilities include conducting economic and fiscal analyses and projecting university enrollment.

Deputy Program Manager - Bond Program | 919-883-5808
Primary responsibilities are Primavera scheduling system applications and management, including cash flow reporting and ad hoc data requests.
 
Debbie Fox
Front Desk Program Assistant | 919-843-5000
Debbie serves as the conference services agent, event planning coordinator, and account assistant for the CSLD Complex.  
 
Jeffrey Hill
Director, Space Utilization & Analysis | 919-962-4569
Jeff is responsible for the annual data collection of building, room inventory, and utilization files for the 17 UNC constituent institutions.  He also oversees the collection of same data for the 58 community colleges and any participating private institutions in North Carolina.  The compiled data is published in the annual Facilities Inventory and Utilization Study.
 
Business and Technology Applications Specialist | 919-843-3596
 
Financial Analyst | 919-962-4604
Ezgi's primary responsibilities include evaluating potential fiscal impacts to policies, information request analysis, and external reporting.
 
Libby Massey
Administrative Support Specialist | 919-843-3227
Libby's primary responsibilities include copy room/equipment management, supplies management, and UNC-GA facility issues and logistics.
 
Lindsay McCollum 
Assistant Director of Budget, Planning, & Analysis | 919-962-4601
Lindsay is responsible for coordinating the analysis of policy, financials, and data on various University matters, information requests, and analysis of the fiscal impact of potential policy changes.

Lindsay Noth
Space Utilization Research Specialist | 919-962-4564
Lindsay supports the Director of Space Utilization and Analysis with the annual data collection of building, room inventory, and utilization files for the 17 constituent institutions, the 58 community colleges and participating private institutions in North Carolina.  Lindsay monitors quality of data for the annual publication, special reports, and develops improvements to survey processes.
 
Lauren Partin (effective October 2015)
Director of Budget & Business Enterprises | 919-962-3697
Lauren will be responsible for GA's four operating budget codes and non-general fund budgets.  She also provides guidance to GA's business enterprise type activities (Shared Service Centers, Conferencing Facility and Overhead operations).
 
UNC System Capital & Operating Budget Assistant  | 919-962-4608
Jeanine supports the capital and operating budget revision process for both the UNC System and UNC-GA.  Other responsibilities include assisting with capital improvement projects management, construction and design administration, energy management, environmental matters, physical plant operations, HUB and utility reporting, web-based advertisements, and preparation of items for the BOG Committee on Budget and Finance.
 
Karen Russell
University Program Specialist | 919-962-4606
Karen is a member of the current operations team. Her primary responsibilities include tuition and fees, expansion budget preparation, debt management, legislative/information requests, and Distinguished Professors Endowment Trust Fund reports.
 
Gordon Rutherford
University Architect Emeritus | 919-962-0462
Gordon's primary responsibilities include CM at Risk construction method and design and construction management of UNC-GA projects.
 
Administrative Assistant | 919-962-4609
Eve provides administrative support to the Associate Vice Presidents for Finance. She is responsible for scheduling meetings, events, and travel.  Other responsibilities include purchase requisitions through PeopleSoft and assisting with special projects as needed.
 
Tyrone Simon 
Facilities Maintenance Technician | 919-962-4561
Tyrone's primary responsibilities include building and grounds, UNC-GA facility issues and logistics, mail delivery, and cleaning crew scheduling.
 
Cindy Sykes-Walker
Facilities Manager | 919-843-4308
Cindy serves as the facilities manager, overseeing all maintenance contracts with commercial and state vendors for the CSLD Complex.  She also serves as the health and safety coordinator and conference services manager.
 
Robby Terry
Director of University Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing | 919-962-4656
Robby serves as a subject matter expert for state procurement regulations and processes, strategic sourcing, contracting, and spend analysis.  He also facilitates collaborative efforts between the UNC System Office, constituent institutions, affiliates, state agencies, and the state's Division of Purchase and Contract on all purchase and contracting activities for the University.
 
Miriam Tripp
Special Projects Officer
Miriam's primary responsibilities include energy management, CAPSTAT system applications and management, web-based advertisements for design and construction, reporting on HUB participation, ad hoc data requests, and design and construction website updates.
 

Business Affairs

Jennifer Leung
Controller | 919-962-3992
Jennifer serves as the University Controller.  Her primary responsibilities involve management and responsibility for business operations, purchasing, travel, and financial statement reporting.

Scott Ganas
Systems Accountant | 919-843-5178
Primary responsibilities include main contact for departmental workflows, accesses for InfoPorte and PeopleSoft, any technical issues related to the financial systems, and UNC-GA staff training.

Angela Glaspie
Accounting Technician | 919-962-4241
Angela is a member of the general accounting team in Business Affairs. Her primary responsibilities include administering travel authorization and reimbursement functions, management of VISP integration within ConnectCarolina PeopleSoft, cash allotment reconciliation and monitoring.

Melaina Hall
Purchasing Manager | 919-843-5163
Melaina serves as UNC-GA's Purchasing Manager for internal business.  Primary responsibilities include managing the enterprise's purchasing operations, fixed asset accounting, fixed asset inventory, health and safety programs, motor fleet vehicles operations, P-Card program, American Express corporate card program, and required OSHA accident and injury reporting.

Michelle Lett | 919-843-2720
Accounting Technician
Michelle is a member of the general accounting team.  Primary responsibilities include accounts payable and departmental accounting support.

Vacant
Accounting Manager | 919-843-5184
This position oversees the accounting office. Primary responsibilities include supervising the day-to-day general accounting, billing, cash receipts, and disbursement functions for UNC-GA. Other responsibilities include administering UNC-GA's cash allotment reconciliations for general and capital improvement funds, monthly reconciliation of FRS to OSC Cash Management Control, and tax compliance for IRS forms 1099, W-2, and 1098e.

Matt Miller
Accountant | 919-962-2790
Matt is a member of the accounting office. Primary responsibilities include month-end close, disbursement and payroll transactions, business process review, and contact for PeopleSoft end user issues.

Debra Mosley
Accountant | 919-962-3698
Debra is a member of the accounting office.  Primary responsibilities include monitoring vouchers, preparing reconciliations of bank accounts, PeopleSoft and OSC Cash Management Control and serving as the UNC-GA vendor coordinator, which includes tax compliance for IRS forms 1099, W-2, and 1098-e.  Other responsibilities involve serving as back-up support for the day-to-day general accounting, cash receipts, and disbursement functions for UNC-GA.

Beatrice Powell
Accounting Technician | 919-962-4242
Beatrice is a member of the general accounting team. Primary responsibilities include administering daily cash receipts, cash management system reconciliations, and escheats fund management.

Cheikh Tall
Budget Analyst | 919-843-6735
Cheikh manages both the General Fund budget, as well as trust fund budgets for UNC-GA.  Primary responsibilities include departmental budget reporting, transfers of general funds within UNC-GA (Budget Codes 16010, 16011, 16012, 16015) and transfers between UNC-GA and UNC's constituent institutions.

Vacant
Purchase Specialist | 919-843-5164
This position serves as UNC-GA’s Purchasing Agent/Fixed Asset Technician. Primary responsibilities include administering purchasing operations, fixed asset accounting, printing services, American Express Corporate Card program, and telecommunication equipment repairs and integration services.

Robert Vickery | 919-843-5183
Director, Financial Reporting & ERP System Integration
Robert serves as the Director of Financial Reporting and System Integration. Primary responsibilities include UNC-GA Comprehensive Annual Financial Reporting (CAFR), IPEDS Reporting, Institutional Trust Fund Reporting, ConnectCarolina PeopleSoft/NCAS reporting/reconciliation and financial system integration services along with Fiscal Research/OSBM/general media reporting.