Kelly has worked in higher education research, instruction, and compliance positions for more than 20 years. The common theme throughout her education and career have been a commitment to continuous learning and process improvement through observation, experimentation and assessment. Kelly's primary goal for herself and the Finance Outreach and Compliance team is to be a catalyst for positive change at UVA.
Brandi has been a communicator in healthcare and higher education for nearly 15 years in a variety of roles, including internal communications, marketing and public relations, alumni affairs, and development. As a member of the Finance Outreach and Compliance team, Brandi works across UVAFinance to provide staff and stakeholders with organizational messages that keep them informed and engaged.
Patty has over 25 years of experience in employee development. She began her career with UVA as an instructional designer and training specialist with the Integrated System Project, and then spent 12 years with University Human Resources, mostly as manager for systems and technical training, prior to accepting her current position. In addition to leading the Finance training team, Patty uses her skills as a certified coach to support the Manager Development Program.
Before joining the Finance Outreach and Compliance team in August 2015, Jack spent the last 14 years teaching math and serving as the Distance Education teacher for local schools. Prior to entering higher education Jack held positions as a lab manager and new product development specialist in industry. Jack holds a BS in Physics from Nebraska Wesleyan University, and an MBA from North Park University. He also is Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certified from the University of Georgia.
Danielle taught first grade in central Pennsylvania before moving to Charlottesville to pursue a graduate degree at UVa's Curry School of Education. After graduating with an Education Specialist degree, she spent a year as a Fiscal Administrator and Education Outreach Administrator for the Astronomy Department.
Erika has a diverse background in training development and facilitation including 6 years of experience with the U.S. Air Force and Army. She has led efforts in ICBM Simulator and Weapons and Tactics training, and most recently, she provided instructional design and technological support for the Army Paralegal program at the JAG School in Charlottesville.
After graduating from Rutgers University, Lynn held various positions such as department manager of AP for a private multi-state company, accountant for a law firm, staff accountant for a CPA firm, and financial manager for a government agency. She worked in the Comptroller’s office developing and delivering financial trainings for fiscal employees prior to the formation of Finance Outreach and Compliance.
Christine began her career at UVA in March 2004. After working in various finance positions across grounds, including post-award research administration, she joined Outreach & Compliance in the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) in 2011. In this role, she was responsible for developing policies and procedures governing financial compliance and providing training and outreach to the departments. After transitioning to Audit for several years, Christine has returned to the compliance analyst role, now in FOC.
LaVerne has over 25 years of export/import licensing and compliance experience with defense contractors and is a proud US Air Force veteran. LaVerne's duties will include, but are not limited to, implementing export control best practices across grounds; increasing awareness; providing functional training; and working with subject matter experts to make technical and licensing assessments.
Andrew began his career at UVA in September, 2004, managing the University’s Effort Reporting function. Not long thereafter, he became a compliance analyst, responsible for developing policies and procedures governing financial compliance and providing training and outreach to the departments first in the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) and then in Finance Outreach and Compliance. Andrew currently supports the Export Controls program.
Greg earned a Masters in Business Administration from the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia. He spent six and a half years in the Office of Sponsored Programs, serving as the Project Manager for Effort @ UVa, before coming to Finance Outreach and Compliance. Greg has a strong interest in data analytics and participates in the Managerial Reporting Project as a member of the Decision Support System workgroup.