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.
As a training and development specialist and US Air Force veteran with 12+ years of experience developing and delivering training in military and University settings, Erika is passionate about providing opportunities for employees to improve their skills, become more engaged at work, and develop their careers. Erika’s other interests include leadership, organizational development, and instructional design. In her role in Finance Outreach and Compliance, Erika works with the Labor Distribution modules and various compliance areas (Export Controls, Controlled Unclassified Information, Payment Card Industries), coordinates with the Office of Sponsored Programs for research administration training, and teaches Lean Fluency. Erika holds a BA in Sociology from Miami University (Oxford, OH) and an MA in Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education from Michigan State University.
In her role, Linda designs and develops training materials, including instructor-led classes, eLearning, Quick Reference Guides, and Job Aids. Active in the UBI Community, Linda also assists users during Office Hours and teaches a variety of UBI classes. In addition, she helps manage the logistics of training, such as scheduling classes and monitoring ESHARP requests.
Nasima's background in Human Resources at UVA has encompassed everything from keying tax and direct deposit forms and approving UVA staff, faculty, and student salaries, to working with Discoverer for audit purposes. In her role, she primarily handles requests for responsibilities in eSharp so that requests move smoothly to the training team and supports procurement by working with purchasing hierarchies
Lynn's areas of responsibility within the area of financial compliance include functioning as the Agency Risk Management and Internal Controls Standards (ARMICS) coordinator, administrating the Internal Control Questionnaire, and performing analysis of various projects for compliance and oversight.