Staff Directory

Kim Sadler Abbey

Director of Financial Operations

Serves as the principal consultant on all financial and budgetary matters and provides financial and administrative analysis and decision-making support. Oversees the business office operations.

Dahlia Aguirre

Director of Personnel

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

Wendy Anderson

Financial Analyst

Provides financial analysis and management for academic planning initiatives and programs.

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.

JP Clark

Senior Director of Strategic Communications

Serves as the principal communications officer for the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor. Leads internal and external communication programs that advance strategic priorities.

Kaylie Clendenon

Administrative Analyst

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

Tomas Figueroa

Chief Administrative Officer

Provides operational leadership for units within the executive management organization.

Desiree von Haag

Executive Analyst

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

Brianna Hernandez

Administrative Analyst

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

Carol Jun

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives

Oversees and advances strategic priorities in areas that span the arts, research and athletics. Provides operational leadership for units within the executive management organization.

Emily Kao

Executive Assistant to the Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor

Serves as primary point-of-contact for Provost’s calendar, administrative support and general inquiries.

JiWon Kim

Project Administrator for Academic Affairs

Oversees all aspects of academic executive recruitments and reviews. Provides high-level management and support for special projects.

Dave Leinen

Interim Associate Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor

Provides executive-level policy and administrative advice to the Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor; coordinates implementation of Provost’s priorities. Serves as liaison between the Office of the Provost and academic and administrative units.

Alice Manning

Digital and Creative Communications Specialist

Manages digital and creative communications including websites, online content and graphic design for the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor.

Jennifer Otero

Principal Finance Analyst

Provides analytical and administrative support to the director of financial operations for financial, payroll, business and administrative operations.

Lisa Yamamoto

Executive Assistant to the Associate Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor

Provides a broad range of administrative support for the Associate Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor. Manages special projects for the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor.