Division Staff

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Pamela Elliott Cain, Interim Senior Vice-President for Division of Finance


Division Units

Controller’s Department, Kathy Dobbs, CPA, Controller

  • Accounting Office – policies, systems, and payables
  • Campus Organizations Accounting – accounting for student groups
  • Financial and Compliance Reporting – financial management services to the university community
  • Payroll – all payroll transactions, withholdings, leave reporting, and tax treaties
  • Sponsored Programs Accounting – financial post award services to researchers, administrators, and sponsors


    Fringe Benefits Accounting and Compliance, Timothy Ashley, CPA, Director

    • Annual fringe benefits contracting, spend, compliance, reconciliations, and reporting
    • Fiduciary and financial oversight of self-insured health and dental programs
    • Tax compliance for all fringe benefits


    Trademark Licensing, Leesha Zimmerman, Director

    • Protect, promote, and market university marks and symbols
    • Strengthen ISU's brand through design approvals and building relationships with retailers, licensees, and campus organizations


      Virtual Tax Office, Pam Elliott Cain, CPA

      • Involves many offices and individuals working together to meet our tax compliance and reporting obligations


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        Treasurer’s Office, Joan Piscitello, Treasurer  

        Treasury Services, Brad Dye, Assistant Treasurer

        • Banking
        • Investments
        • Merchant Credit Card Services


        Accounts Receivable, Duane Reeves, Director

        • University and Departmental Services – billings, collections, training, and consulting
        • Student Financial Aid Disbursement and Reconciliation
        • Education Tax Credit Reporting (1098-T and 1098-E)
        • Federal Student Loan Servicer
        • Account Payment Plans for Students and External Customers
        • Past Due Account Collection Services
        • Financial Reporting and Compliance – federal loans, revenue statements, federal compliance


          ISU Card Office, Jody Pietz, Manager

          • University ID cards
          • CyCash


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            Financial and Capital Planning, Darin Wohlgemuth, Assistant Vice President

            • Annual operating and capital budget development
            • Planning and forecasting that informs institutional decision-making