Prior to my current position, I served as Director of Finance and Operations for the large and complex Department of Psychology at Stanford. Over my 25 years at Stanford, I also worked in various finance, research administration, and leadership roles in the Departments of Sociology, Chemistry, Math, and others in the School of Medicine. In addition, I've completed the Leadership@Stanford program and served for several years as a coach to other managers participating in Stanford's Manager Academy, as a coach to students in Stanford's Mind Over Money program, and as a mentor to local at-risk high school students. Experience prior to Stanford includes administrative and financial positions within city government and for-profit organizations of various sizes.
Current Role at Stanford
In the newly created Senior Director of Administration role in the Dean's Office of the School of Humanities and Sciences, I am responsible for driving administrative excellence, building connections, and establishing engagement within H&S' decentralized environment. I will partner with the senior department and program administrators and Dean's Office functional area leaders to identify areas for improvement and drive and implement solutions. I will also lead the hiring process, onboarding, and mentoring of H&S' department and program administrative leaders.
Education & Certifications
Bachelor of Science, San Jose State University, Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources