Mr. FitzGerald coordinates and oversees the administrative operations of General Administration . In addition, he helps the President and his leadership team establish University priorities, identify important issues confronting UNC, and develop policy recommendations and actions. Prior to assuming the responsibilities of the Chief of Staff position, he served as the Chief of Staff for the UNC Health Care Sysem and the UNC School of Medicine.Brent Herron
Mr. Herron works with and provides guidance to UNC constituent institutions in the areas of campus safety/security, emergency management and continuity planning. He serves as a direct liaison between the UNC campuses and local, state, federal, and private agency counter-parts to enhance strategic planning both within the university system and with external agencies to better prepare and respond to critical incidents.Ken Craig
Mr. Craig manages the UNC Finance Improvement and Transformation (UNC FIT) Program. This program seeks to strengthen the control environment across all campuses and align UNC people, process and technology by implementing short-term process improvements and laying the groundwork for centralization of certain back office financial operations. Key focus areas are financial aid, contracts and grants, general accounting and financial reporting, data analysis and management and HR/payroll.Kathy Jones Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff
Ms. Jones manages the President’s correspondence and provides ongoing back-up support to his executive assistant. She coordinates the scheduling of meetings, events, and travel for not only the Chief of Staff but also the other Vice Presidents and Associate Vice Presidents in the department.