Staff Directory

Kim Sadler Abbey

Director of Financial Operations
ksadler@uci.edu
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
aguirred@uci.edu
Oversees all aspects of personnel management including recruitment, compensation analysis, benefits administration, performance management and provides analysis and decision-making support.

Charvalen Alacar

Senior Finance Analyst
alacarc@uci.edu
Provides analytical and administrative support to the director of financial operations for financial, payroll, business and administrative operations.

Nancy Anderson

Executive Assistant to the Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor
nhanders@uci.edu
Serves as primary point-of-contact for Provost’s calendar, administrative support and general inquiries.

Wendy Anderson

Financial Analyst
wcanders@uci.edu
Provides financial analysis and management for academic planning initiatives and programs.

Jackie Brown

Senior Operations & Personnel/Payroll Analyst
jackierb@uci.edu
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
clarkjp@uci.edu
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
kclenden@uci.edu
Provides financial transaction support for travel, reimbursements, purchasing and reconciliation of accounts.

Brianna Hernandez

Assistant Administrative Analyst
briannrh@uci.edu
Provides financial transaction support for travel, reimbursements, purchasing, and reconciliation of accounts.

Carol Jun

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives
chjun@uci.edu
Oversees and advances strategic priorities in areas that span the arts, research and athletics. Provides operational leadership for units within the executive management organization.

JiWon Kim

Project Administrator for Academic Affairs
jiwon@uci.edu
Oversees all aspects of academic executive recruitments and reviews. Provides high-level management and support for special projects.

Jeff Lefkoff, Ph.D., MBA

Associate Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor
jlefkoff@uci.edu
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.

Jennifer Otero

Principal Finance Analyst
jotero@uci.edu
Provides analytical and administrative support to the director of financial operations for financial, payroll, business and administrative operations.

Thu Pham

Assistant Director of Operations
thu.pham@uci.edu
Oversees administrative operations for all units within the executive management organization.

Lisa Yamamoto

Executive Assistant to the Associate Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor
lisa.yamamoto@uci.edu
Provides a broad range of administrative support for the Associate Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor. Manages special projects and events for the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor.