What is Shared Services?
Approach for UChicago’s Update of Administrative Services
These Working Groups are chaired by Shared Service Office Leads who support the project in developing and validating the process and system updates for the University.
HR Working Group Members
- Love Anderson (Chair, Shared Services Office)
- Beverly Veal (ARD)
- Cathe Johnson (Booth)
- Christina Klespies (SSD)
- Christine DuSell (Law School)
- Danielle Bodalski (BSD)
- Erika Schafer (Central HR Services)
- Esty Gur (SSA)
- Jessica Greenfield (PSD)
- Kellyn Gawel (Lab School)
- Kris Roach (Central HR Services)
- Renee Lucido (College)
- Sandra Curry (CSL)
- Sara Saathoff (BSD)
P2P Working Group Members
- Patti Ferriter (Chair, Shared Services Office)
- Arleta Porter (Facilities)
- Brian Lipinski (Lab)
- Dana Hubbell (CSL)
- Debra Cavey (Procurement Services)
- Henry Way (PSD)
- John Sanchez (ARD)
- Katie Hunt (IT Services)
- Mark Felhberg (Procurement Services)
- Paul Cronin (BSD)
- Ron Whelin (Shared Services Office)
- Tiffany Parach (Humanities)
Associate Vice President of Shared Services
Ronn has nearly 20 years of successful experience delivering improvements to university and government business operations across finance, human resources, payroll, procurement, facilities, academic operations, and research administration. Prior to coming to the University of Chicago in 2015, he was the AVP for Shared Services at Yale University. He also served as the Director of Ohio Shared Services in the State of Ohio.
Ronn received his Juris Doctor from Capital University Law School and his Bachelor’s Degree from the Ohio State University.
Director, Procure-to-Pay Services
Patti has worked for the University of Chicago in multiple roles since 1990, most recently as the Division Controller in F&A. She brings 25+ years of experience working within UChicago’s F&A organization to the UChicago SSC leadership team where she will serve as the Procure to Pay work stream lead. Prior to her career at UChicago, she was an auditor for Thomas Havey & Co. Patti has a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Chicago and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Director, HR and Payroll Services
Director, Customer Resolution and Quality Management