Finance Leadership & Key Staff

Diane Goddard, Chief Financial Officer, Vice Provost for Finance
Chief Financial Officer, Vice Provost for Finance
785-864-4904


Karen Banning
KU Card Center Director/Associate Comptroller
785-864-4386
Rick Beattie, Director of Procurement
Director of Procurement
785-864-5971
Pam Benedick
Financial Analyst
785-864-2672
John Curran
Chief Audit Executive
785-864-3975
Emily Eichler, Administrative Associate
Administrative Associate
785-864-4901
Kaci Haney
Financial Analyst
785-864-2670
Jason Hornberger, Senior Associate Vice Provost, Finance
Senior Associate Vice Provost, Finance
785-864-9140
Chris Keary
Chief of Police, Public Safety Office
785-864-5900
Ashley Lonnberg
Assistant Director - Business and Financial Planning
785-864-9022
Richard McKinney, Associate Vice Provost/Budget Director
Associate Vice Provost/Budget Director
785-864-3136
Jim Modig, University Architect/Director,Design & Construction Management
University Architect/Director,Facilities Planning & Development
Sharon Parnell, Associate Business Manager
Associate Business Manager
785-864-4857
Mary Ann Richey, Director Major Division/School
Director, Budget Office
785-864-3137
Stacey Rinnert
Director – Enterprise Project Management Office, Chief of Staff
785-864-0355
Rhonda Sharp
Financial Analyst Senior
785-864-8194
Kristy Spellman
Financial Analyst Senior
785-864-4541
Carl Taylor
Director - Office of Global Operations & Security
785-864-1859
Maria Thompson, Office Manager
Office Manager
785-864-3136
Katrina Yoakum, Comptroller
Comptroller
785-864-3261


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