Our Leadership Team

The magnitude and complexity of this unprecedented initiative will require highly focused and expert leadership and teamwork from our sponsors and champions.


J. Michael Gower J. Michael Gower
Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration, and University Treasurer
Michele Norin Michele Norin
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer


Richard Aks Richard Aks
Vice President, Finance, and Associate Treasurer
Kathy Dettloff Kathy Dettloff
Vice President, Finance and Budget
Ernie DiSandro_2 Ernie DiSandro
Interim Controller

Vivian Fernandez

Vivian Fernández
Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness

Nimish Patel

Nimish Patel
Associate Vice President, Procurement, and Chief Procurement Officer

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Judith Zenowich
Director, Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED)

PROJECt Executive

John Fahey John Fahey
Cornerstone Project Executive