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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 executive officers and, via the University Vice President/Chief Financial Officer/Comptroller, advises the Board of Trustees on business and financial matters.  The SAVP is responsible for establishing university business and financial policy, issuing financial reports, and ensuring the proper stewardship of university 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 St.,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
  • Budget Operations and Financial Analysis - Chicago
  • Business Development Services - Chicago
  • Grants and Contracts - 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
  • Budget Operations and Analysis - Urbana
  • University Contract Records Office
  • Contract Services Office
  • Government Costing
  • Grants and Contracts - Urbana to Grants and Contracts Post-Award - Urbana
  • AVP-UIUC Org Chart

Contact Information

OBFS - AVP Office
109 Coble Hall
M/C 335

(217) 333-4638

 

Office of Business and Finance at Springfield

Janet Ford

Janet Ford, Interim Director of UIS Business Services - Springfield

Reporting to Janet Ford - Springfield

Contact Information

BSB 55
Mail Stop BSB 57
M/C 400
Springfield, IL 62703

(217) 206-6653
jford@uillinois.edu

 

Office of the Assistant Vice President for Business Solutions & Support

Gloria Keeley

Gloria Keeley, Assistant Vice President, Business Solutions & Support

Reporting to the AVP for Business Solutions & Support

Contact Information

506 S. Wright St, 214 HAB
M/C 356
Urbana, IL 61801

(217) 244-5568
gkeeley@uillinois.edu

 

Office of the Senior Assistant Vice President/Controller

Patrick Patterson

Patrick Patterson, Senior AVP/Controller

Reporting to the Senior AVP/Controller

Contact Information

UAFR - Administration
111 E. Green St.
M/C 597

(217) 333-9443
pmpatter@uillinois.edu

 

Office of the Senior Assistant Vice President for Capital Programs


Sean Reeder, Interim Director for Capital Programs

Contact Information

(217) 244-9692

sdreeder@uillinois.edu

 

Office of the Assistant Vice President for Procurement Services

Gloria Keeley

Gloria Keeley, Interim AVP for Procurement Services

Reporting to the AVP for Procurement Services

Contact Information

212B Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
M/C 608
Champaign, IL 61820

(217) 244-5568
gkeeley@uillinois.edu

 

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

Peter Newman, Senior Assistant Vice President for Treasury Operations

Mark Donovan, Vice Chancellor - Administrative Services UIC

Helen Coleman, Interim Executive Director - Facilities & Services UIUC

Last Updated: July 20, 2017

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