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OBFS Leadership

The Senior Associate Vice President Advisory Council (SAVPAC) is comprised of the executive leadership in OBFS. Current SAVPAC members include:

Office of the Senior Associate Vice President (SAVP) for Business and Finance

Michael Bass

Michael Bass, Senior Associate Vice President and Deputy Comptroller

The SAVP is the executive leader of the Office of Business and Financial Services (OBFS).  He provides advice and counsel to University of Illinois System executive officers and, via the System Vice President/Chief Financial Officer/Comptroller, advises the Board of Trustees on business and financial matters.  The SAVP is responsible for establishing system business and financial policy, issuing financial reports, and ensuring the proper stewardship of system funds.

Reporting to the SAVP:

  • Office of the SAVP
  • Executive Assistant Vice President for Business and Finance - Chicago
  • Assistant Vice President for Business and Finance - Urbana
  • Assistant Vice President for Procurement Services
  • Director of UIS Business Services - Springfield
  • Assistant Vice President for Business Solutions & Support
  • Senior Assistant Vice President/Controller
  • Assistant Vice President for Capital Programs
  • UI-Wide Utility Administration
  • Real Estate Services
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative
  • Foundation Investments
  • Procurement Diversity
  • SAVP and SAVP Advisory Council Org Chart

Contact Information

Office of Business and Financial Services
238 Henry Administration Building
506 S. Wright Street, MC-356
Urbana, IL 61801

217-333-2464
mbbass@uillinois.edu

General Inquiries: UIOBFS-SAVP@uillinois.edu

 

Office of the Assistant Vice President (AVP) for Business and Finance at Chicago

Gloria Keeley

Gloria Keeley, Interim Assistant Vice President for Business and Finance

Reporting to the AVP - Chicago

  • Office of the AVP for Business and Finance
  • Business Development Services - Chicago
  • AVP Org Chart

Contact Information

Office of Business and Financial Services
809 S. Marshfield Ave., M/C 078
Chicago, IL 60612

312-996-2860
gkeeley@uillinois.edu

 

Office of the Assistant Vice President (AVP) for Business and Finance at Urbana

 

Ginger Velazquez, Interim Assistant Vice President - Urbana

Reporting to the AVP - Urbana

  • Office of the AVP for Business and Finance
  • University Contract Records Office
  • Contract Services Office
  • Government Costing
  • AVP-UIUC Org Chart

Contact Information

Office of Business and Financial Services - AVP Office
109 Coble Hall, M/C 335
Champaign, IL 61820

(217) 333-4638
gmayol@uillinois.edu

 

Office of Business and Finance at Springfield

Janet Ford

Janet Ford, Interim Director of UIS Business Services - Springfield

Reporting to the Interim Director - Springfield

Contact Information

Office of Business and Financial Services
BSB 55
Mail Stop BSB 57, M/C 400
Springfield, IL 62703

(217) 206-6653
jford@uillinois.edu

 

Office of the Assistant Vice President (AVP) for Business Solutions & Support

Gloria Keeley

Gloria Keeley, Assistant Vice President, Business Solutions & Support

Reporting to the AVP for Business Solutions & Support

Contact Information

Office of Business and Financial Services
506 S. Wright Street, M/C 356
Urbana, IL 61801

(217) 244-5568
gkeeley@uillinois.edu

 

Office of the Controller and Assistant Vice President (AVP)


Brent Rasmus, Interim Controller and Assistant Vice President

Reporting to the Controller and AVP

Contact Information

Office of Business and Financial Services
UAFR - Administration
111 E. Green Street, M/C 597
Champaign, IL 61820

(217) 244-7347
brasmus@uillinois.edu

For assistance, please contact Beth Woodside: (217) 244-3698

 

Office of the Senior Assistant Vice President for Capital Programs


Sean Reeder, Interim Director of Capital Programs

Reporting to the Interim Director

Contact Information

Office of Business and Financial Services
807 S. Wright Street
Suite 340, MC-309
Champaign, IL 61820

(217) 244-9692
sdreeder@uillinois.edu

 

Office of the Assistant Vice President (AVP) for Procurement Services

Gloria Keeley

Gloria Keeley, Interim Assistant Vice President for Procurement Services

Reporting to the AVP for Procurement Services

Contact Information

Office of Business and Financial Services
212B Illini Plaza
1817 S. Neil Street, M/C 608
Champaign, IL 61820

(217) 244-5568
gkeeley@uillinois.edu

 

University Student Financial Services & Cashier Operations


William Patterson, Senior Director for USFSCO

Reporting to the Senior Director

  • Student Financial Services and Cashier Operations

Contact Information

Office of Business and Financial Services
226 Marshfield
809 South Marshfield Ave., M/C 557
Chicago, IL  60612

(312) 996-2515

University Office of Capital Programs and Real Estate Services


Bruce Walden, Senior Director for Real Estate Services

Reporting to the Senior Director

  • Real Estate Services

Contact Information

Office of Business and Financial Services
Suite 208 Henry Administration Building
506 S. Wright St., M/C 321
Champaign, IL 61820

(217) 300-6732
bwalden@uillinois.edu

 

Some non-OBFS executives are also invited to be members of SAVPAC, including:

Peter Newman, Senior Assistant Vice President for Treasury Operations

John Coronado, Vice Chancellor - Administrative Services UIC

Helen Coleman, Interim Executive Director - Facilities & Services UIUC

Last Updated: June 25, 2018

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