Appointment of Assistant Vice President and University Controller

Published: July 31st, 2015

Category: Memos

Michael McKee, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Alan West, CPA, to the position of Assistant Vice President and University Controller. His appointment is effective July 31, 2015.

Alan is an experienced financial leader with over 15 years of progressive experience. As a Senior Associate Controller for the university, he provided vision, leadership and strategic direction to the Treasury Management and Bursar areas of Finance and Accounting. Prior to joining the Controller’s office in 2013, he was Assistant Vice President, Advancement
Services and Controller for the University of Florida Foundation where he oversaw the financial management of assets totaling in excess of $1.8 billion.

Alan is a CPA in the State of Florida, a Chartered Global Management Accountant and holds an MBA from Nova Southeastern University. In addition to his involvement with several local charitable Boards, Alan is a member of the Florida Institute of CPA’s Board of Governors and represents the State of Florida on the American Institute of CPA’s National

Alan brings demonstrated enthusiasm, experience and vision to his new role. As Assistant Vice President and University Controller he will oversee the day to day functioning of the Finance and Accounting department, while continuing to move forward with innovative initiatives for improvement. In addition, he is making relationship building with units on
campus, and improved communication, a priority.

Please join me in welcoming Alan to his new role.

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