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About Us

Introduction to the Division
The Division of Finance and Administrative Affairs provides infrastructure support to the University community.

Our departments perform the accounting functions, plan for building construction and remodeling, maintain healthy and safe research environments, provide security and protective services, clean and maintain the campus buildings and grounds, ensure fiscal integrity of campus financial operations, and provide legal advice and representation. Every employee in Finance and Administrative Affairs is expected to be a professional who provides superb customer service.

Like most research institutions, UWM is a large complex organization that can sometimes be difficult to navigate. Finance and Administrative Affairs strives to accomplish goals in an expeditious way, yet consistent with the myriad of policies and regulations that govern how state agencies operate. We are proud that the Division is equipped with problem solvers who strive to use creativity and integrity to get things done.

Our Vision
To be the very best administrative unit among those in the finest research institutions, adding value to UWM, the greater Milwaukee region, UW System and State of Wisconsin.

Our Mission
Dedicated, talented professionals delivering quality administrative services to further UWM’s mission in a diverse, sustainable environment.

Core Values
In working toward achieving its mission and vision, we will act consistently with the following core values:

  • Respect
  • Respond
  • Excel
  • Lead

Our Strategic Goals
In furtherance of our vision to be the very best administrative unit, we will focus on the following specific goals:

1. Champion UWM's future (or vision) through stewardship of the master plan

2. Build an exceptional and diverse team

3. Communicate in proactive an innovative ways to respond to customer needs

4. Maximize financial resources to advance UWM's strategic priorities

5. Lead efforts to re-engineer business processes and standardize best practices


Finance and Administrative Affairs Organizational Chart
UWM Organizational Chart 

We are 'Professionals Facilitating YOUR Success'