Executive Business Office

The Executive Business Office provides financial analysis and human resources support to the Office of the Chancellor, the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs and other units within the executive management organization. The team provides a variety of financial services including, but not limited to, budgeting, account management, purchasing, reimbursements, and payroll functions.

Kim Sadler Abbey

Director of Finance

Serves as the principal consultant on all financial and budgetary matters and provides financial and administrative analysis and decision-making support. Oversees the Executive Business Office.

Wendy C. Benson

Financial Analyst

Provides financial analysis and administrative support for academic planning initiatives and programs and financial transaction support for travel, reimbursements, purchasing and reconciliation of accounts.

Jackie Brown

Senior Payroll and Operations Analyst

Manages all aspects of payroll, time reporting, leave accrual and leave management. Provides oversight for space assignments, access management and emergency response coordination.

Elizabeth Castaneda

Human Resources Analyst

Provides administrative and analytical support in the areas of human resources including employment, leaves, benefits, workers’ compensation, wellness, compensation, and training and development.

Kaylie Clendenon

Administrative Analyst

Provides financial transaction support for travel, reimbursements, purchasing and reconciliation of accounts.

Joshua Fern

Payroll and Operations Analyst

Supports all aspects of payroll, time reporting, leave accrual, and leave management. Supports operations, including space and access management.

Maria Gorginova

Principal Finance Analyst

Provides day to day oversight of all financial operations and analysis for the Langson Institute and Museum of California Art (Langson IMCA).

Brianna Hernandez

Administrative Analyst

Provides financial transaction support for travel, reimbursements, purchasing, and reconciliation of accounts.

Judy Mach

Senior Finance Analyst

Provides analytical and administrative support to the director of financial operations for financial, payroll, business and administrative operations; and acts as the principal business operations contact for the National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement, Office of Campus Counsel, Office of the Ombuds, Community Resilience, Global Engagement and Study Abroad.

Jennifer Otero

Principal Finance Analyst

Provides analytical and administrative support to the director of financial operations for financial, payroll, business and administrative operations; and acts as the principal business operations contact for the Office of the Chancellor, Office of the Provost, Sustainability, Academic Personnel, Academic Planning and Institutional Research, Academic Initiatives, and Business Transformation Office.

Desiree von Haag

Executive Analyst

Provides day to day oversight of all financial operations and analysis for the Langson Institute and Museum of California Art (Langson IMCA).

Dahlia Weinstein

Director of Personnel

Oversees all aspects of personnel management including recruitment, compensation analysis, benefits administration, performance management and provides analysis and decision-making support.