Meet the Finance Team

Carri Rodgers-Rowley

Carri Rodgers-Rowley

Director, Finance & Operations

Areas of Expertise: Responsible for the effective and efficient use of all financial resources within the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, as well as the Robarts Research Institute, in alignment with the Strategic Plan of the School. Ensures compliance with the financial policies and procedures of the University and internally developed guidelines and policies. Provides support to all Departments/Units within the School in managing their financial resources and providing expert financial advice.
Robin Konzelman

Robin Konzelman

Financial Officer

Areas of Expertise: Serves as the primary point of contact for Schulich Medicine & Dentistry’s departmental finances. Through monitoring, analysis, and communication, the financial officers ensure that fiscal resources are deployed in an efficient manner that best serves the School as a whole. Each financial officer maintains a portfolio of both basic science departments, clinical departments, and special projects for which they are responsible for ensuring budget accuracy and balancing. In addition to primary operational budget support, the roles also oversee expenditures from endowed and restricted funds, and research project spending. The financial officers provide key analytical insights and recommendations to support decision making for the Dean of Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, and other key support areas such as HR, Faculty Affairs, Communications, Facilities, and Development.
Jordan Miller

Jordan Miller

Financial Officer

Areas of Expertise: Serves as the primary point of contact for Schulich Medicine & Dentistry’s departmental finances. Through monitoring, analysis, and communication, the financial officers ensure that fiscal resources are deployed in an efficient manner that best serves the School as a whole. Each financial officer maintains a portfolio of both basic science departments, clinical departments, and special projects for which they are responsible for ensuring budget accuracy and balancing. In addition to primary operational budget support, the roles also oversee expenditures from endowed and restricted funds, and research project spending. The financial officers provide key analytical insights and recommendations to support decision making for the Dean of Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, and other key support areas such as HR, Faculty Affairs, Communications, Facilities, and Development.
Kelsea Nagamatsu

Kelsea Nagamatsu

Financial Officer

Areas of Expertise: Serves as the primary point of contact for Schulich Medicine & Dentistry’s departmental finances. Through monitoring, analysis, and communication, the financial officers ensure that fiscal resources are deployed in an efficient manner that best serves the School as a whole. Each financial officer maintains a portfolio of both basic science departments, clinical departments, and special projects for which they are responsible for ensuring budget accuracy and balancing. In addition to primary operational budget support, the roles also oversee expenditures from endowed and restricted funds, and research project spending. The financial officers provide key analytical insights and recommendations to support decision making for the Dean of Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, and other key support areas such as HR, Faculty Affairs, Communications, Facilities, and Development.
Barb Sandford

Barb Sandford

Financial Analyst/Practice Plan Administrator

Areas of Expertise: First point of contact for all collection account inquiries including Bank of Montreal, OHIP and AMOSO deposits and transfers. Liaison between Western Corporate Finance, Bank of Montreal and Clinical departments to ensure collection accounts operate in accordance with each clinical department Financial Management Committee’s approved Practice Plan. Provides support to Clinical Managers to bring on new Clinical Academics, including BMO account set up and OHIP banking setup as well as assist in the closing and transferring of banking arrangements upon departure.
Ronnine Elston

Ronnine Elston

Financial Coordinator

Areas of Expertise: Provides financial support to Staff, Faculty and Students including; Administering Expense/Travel reimbursements, investigating incoming inquiries, reconciling Pcards and Moneris credit card revenue, initiating and processing of PO’s and A/P, journals and petty cash. Acts as a resource and provides guidance to Staff, Faculty and Students on Travel, Expense, and Procurement policies and procedures. Dean’s Office Telephone/Directory Coordinator.
Carolyn Caruthers

Carolyn Caruthers

Financial Coordinator

Areas of Expertise: Serves as the primary point of contact for Schulich Medicine & Dentistry salaries charged to recoverable accounts, provides departmental support on recoverable account procedures, and acts as a liaison between Western Corporate Finance, the Lawson Research Institute, and Schulich departments to ensure accurate recovery. Responsible for reconciling and reporting on several internal general ledger accounts. Site Manager for the Finance website.