Finance and Budget Staff

Finance
Jonathan Pruitt
Senior Vice President for Finance and Budget (CFO) | 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. 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.
 
Angelisa Riggsbee
Executive Assistant to the Senior Vice President for Finance and Budget (CFO) | 919-962-4607
Angelisa maintains the Senior Vice President for Finance and Budget'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.
 
Nathan Knuffman
Vice President for Financial Planning and Analysis | 919-843-4513
This position is responsible for 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.
 
William Johnson
Associate Vice President for Finance and Capital Planning | 919-962-4611
Will is responsible for the facility, construction, and capital planning programs within the University System. His primary responsibilities include: capital planning, budget development and execution, design and construction of capital facilities, real estate and property matters, sustainability and HUB initiatives, and energy management.
 
Vacant
Higher Education Financial Analyst | 919-843-6737
This position is responsible for conducting economic and fiscal analyses and projecting university enrollment.
 
Director of University Financial Reporting | 919-843-8191
Debbie is responsible for Federal Financial reporting, Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) guidance, developing the University Financial Report, and other system-wide financial reporting requirements.
 
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.
Assistant Director of Space Utilization and Analysis | 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. In addition, she is responsible for Primavera scheduling system applications and management.
 
Director, Space Utilization and 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.
 
Facilities Maintenance Technician | 919-843-2754
Matt is responsible for issues related to maintenance at the Center for Leadership Development (CSLD) office building & grounds and provides conferencing support at the CSLD building. He is also responsible for maintenance and special requests/repairs for the UNC System President’s Residence.  
 
Vacant
Higher Education Financial Analyst | 919-962-4604
Primary responsibilities include evaluating potential fiscal impacts to policies, information request analysis, and external reporting.
 
Director of Financial Planning and 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.
 
Higher Education Financial Analyst | 919-962-3776
David's primary responsibilities include evaluating potential fiscal impacts to policies, information request analysis, and external reporting.
 
UNC System HUB and Capital Budget Coordinator | 919-962-4608
Jeanine supports the capital budget revision process for both the UNC System and UNC-GA.  She also serves as the UNC System liaison for Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB) program. Other responsibilities include assisting with capital improvement projects management, construction and design administration, energy management, environmental matters, physical plant operations, 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 responsible for 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.
 
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.
 
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
Vacant
Controller | 919-962-3992
Vacant serves as the University Controller. The primary responsibilities involve management and responsibility for business operations, purchasing, travel, and financial statement reporting.
 
Beth Crutchfield
Budget Analyst | 919-843-6735
Beth manages both the General Fund budget, as well as trust fund budgets for UNC-GA. Her 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.
 
Scott Ganas
Systems Accountant | 919-843-5178
Scott's 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
Accounting Technician | 919-843-2720
Michelle is a member of the general accounting team.  Her primary responsibilities include accounts payable and departmental accounting support.
 
Matt Miller
Accountant | 919-962-2790
Matt is a member of the accounting office. His 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. Her 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.
 
Lauren Partin
Director of Budget and Business Enterprises | 919-962-3697
Lauren is 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).
 
Beatrice Powell
Accounting Technician | 919-962-4242
Beatrice is a member of the general accounting team. Her primary responsibilities include administering daily cash receipts, cash management system reconciliations, and escheats fund management.
 
DP Singla
Accounting Manager | 919-843-5184
DP 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.
 
Shirl Smith
Purchase Specialist | 919-962-3355
Shirl serves as UNC-GA’s Purchasing Agent/Fixed Asset Technician. Her primary responsibilities include administering purchasing operations, fixed asset accounting, printing services, American Express Corporate Card program, and telecommunication equipment repairs and integration services.
 
Robby Terry
Director of University Purchasing and 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.
 
Robert Vickery | 919-843-5183
Director, Financial Reporting and ERP System Integration
Robert serves as the Director of Financial Reporting and System Integration. His 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.