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Shared Financial Services Team

The Business Office Finance Team is responsible for ensuring the financial integrity of college activities, including budget development and management of all fund sources; department budgets; cash flow management; revenue distributions; post-award support; college policies and procedures; financial reporting; and compliance across the college.

Mikah Jones leads the Financial Analysis and Planning Team, serving as the business officer for the College of Science. Jones is also the main point of contact for any E&G, business planning and recruiting and staffing questions.

Barbara Bass leads the business operations teams, including accounts payable and receivables, and post-award, led by Michelle Duncan. Bass is also the main point of contact for endowment, gifts and sponsored research questions.

Please complete a Project Request Form to submit specific project requests to the Business Office Finance Team.

 
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS AND PLANNING

 
Mikah Jones, Director of Finance, Clemson University College of Science

Mikah Jones

Director of Finance 
 mikahj@clemson.edu
 864-656-8962

As director of finance, Jones leads and manages complex accounting and financial planning/analysis for the College, including account management, funding strategies, reporting and amendments. She supervises the team of financial analysts, and reports to the Chief of Strategy and Operations. Jones joined Clemson in Fall 2006. She earned her bachelor’s in business management from Anderson University (2006), and her master’s from Clemson University (2019).



Jenifer Blyden, HR and payroll liasion

Jennifer Blyden

HR and Payroll Liasion 
 jblyden@clemson.edu
 864-656-8962

As HR and payroll liaison, Blyden helps drive consistency and continuous improvement college-wide and for the dean’s office. She works closely with respective department contacts on hiring processes for faculty, students and staff; faculty credentialing; summer pay processes; immigration paperwork; PARs; exits; and more. She earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism with a major in advertising and minor in sociology from the University of Georgia. She joined the College of Science in August 2020.


Leslee Dosier, Financial Analyst, Clemson University College of Science

Leslee Dosier

Financial Analyst 
 ldosier@clemson.edu
 864-656-0813

As the financial analyst for the department of chemistry, Dosier provides financial support to the chair, faculty and staff. Dosier joined Clemson in 2006 and began her career with financial support to the philanthropy division of Clemson University Foundation.


Joanne Marcou, Financial Analyst, Clemson University College of Science

Joanne Marcou

Financial Analyst 
 jmarcou@clemson.edu
 864-656-3536

As a financial analyst, Marcou supports several College departments and centers with budgeting and forecasting, project reconciliation, financial records management and retention and special projects. Marcou received her bachelor’s in interdisciplinary studies from the University of South Carolina and also a bachelor’s from Furman University. She joined the College of Science in July 2018.


David G. Reynolds, Financial Analyst, Clemson University College of Science

David G. Reynolds

Financial Analyst 
 reynd@clemson.edu
 864-656-5194

As a financial analyst, Reynolds supports several College departments and centers with budgeting, forecasting, financial planning and special projects. He has a bachelor’s degree from Clemson University. Reynolds joined Clemson University in June 2002.


Robert J. Robinson, Financial Analyst, Clemson University College of Science

Robert J. Robinson

Financial Analyst 
 rrobin9@clemson.edu
 864-656-2330

As a financial analyst, Robinson supports several College departments and centers with budgeting, forecasting, financial planning and special projects. He has a bachelor’s degree from Anderson University. Robinson joined Clemson University in May 2018.


 
BUSINESS OPERATIONS

 
Barbara Bass, Clemson University College of Science Business Manager

Barbara Bass

Director of Business Operations 
 bbass@clemson.edu
 864-656-1100

As director of business operations, Bass serves as the budget center representative to the campus. She is responsible for financial planning, budgeting and analysis for the College. Her office is works to ensure the financial integrity of College activities. Bass joined Clemson in 1993, after receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the university.



ACCOUNTS PAYABLE AND RECEIVABLE


 
Janice Brucke, accounts payable and recveivable, Clemson University College of Science

Janice Brucke

Accounts Payable and Receivable 
 natnat@clemson.edu
 864-656-7457

As an accounts payable/accounts receivable accountant, Brucke is responsible for processing payments, Visa transactions, travel reimbursements and invoicing for the school of mathematical and statistical sciences. She is also responsible for assisting and providing guidance with purchasing as the requisitioner for the BuyWays system. Brucke joined Clemson University in August 1988.


Lori Rholetter, accounts payable and recveivable, Clemson University College of Science

Lori Rholetter

Accounts Payable and Receivable 
 callie@clemson.edu
 864-656-3417

As an accounts payable/accounts receivable accountant, Rholetter is responsible for processing payments, reimbursements and invoicing for the department of physics and astronomy. She is also responsible for assisting and providing guidance with purchasing as the requisitioner for the BuyWays system. Rholetter has worked in this capacity at Clemson University since 2006.


Alex Villano, accounts payable and recveivable, Clemson University College of Science

Alex Villano

Accounts Payable and Receivable 
 marthav@clemson.edu
 864-656-3487

As an accounts payable/accounts receivable accountant, Villano works with the departments of biological sciences and chemistry to process account payables and receivables, facilitate business opportunities within and outside of the University, and monitor accuracy in all processed fund transactions. She graduated in 2016 with a B.S. in biological sciences and again in 2018 with a master’s, both from Clemson. Villano began working in the College in 2016.


POST-AWARD


 
Michelle Duncan, Post-Award Manager, Clemson University College of Science

Michelle Duncan

Post-Award Manager 
 schlock@clemson.edu
 864-656-3603

As the post-award manager, Duncan is responsible for sponsored research grants and contracts. She has worked in the college post-award area at Clemson University since 1999, providing administrative and financial guidance to faculty in their research projects. Duncan earned a management and MBA degree, both from Clemson, in 1990 and 1991.


Stephanie Duncan, Accountant/Fiscal Analyst III, Clemson University College of Science

Stephanie Duncan

Post-Award Accountant 
 sduncan@clemson.edu
 864-656-3672

As a post-award accountant, Duncan provides financial and administrative guidance relating to sponsored research projects. She has served in post-award research administration at Clemson University since 2001.


Cheryl Summers, Accountant/Fiscal Analyst III, Clemson University College of Science

Cheryl Summers

Post-Award Accountant 
 clsumme@clemson.edu
 864-656-9949

As a post-award accountant, Summers provides financial and administrative guidance relating to sponsored research projects.  She has worked in the college post-award area at Clemson University since 2013. She has a B.S. in consumer and family sciences from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and earned her Master’s in public accountancy from Clemson in 2012. Summers became a certified financial research administrator in 2019.

LOCATION

 

SCIENCE Business Office
214 Long Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
bbass@clemson.edu

☏ 864-656-1100