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Finance and Administrative Services Leadership Team

Meet the Leadership Team!

Our leadership team is a collaborative group of individuals who contribute to decision-making across the University.  Collectively, leadership focuses on strategy, management, administration and related policy all with the University's mission in the forefront of every decision.


Andy Horner: Executive Vice President for Business and Administrative Services

Andy Horner was appointed Vice President for Finance and Administrative Services at the University of Dayton in January 2015.  He was previously Vice President for Research Finance and Operations at Boston University, and held a number of other financial leadership roles at Boston University since 2010.  Prior to joining Boston University, he served as Director, Health and Education Consulting for Huron Consulting Group (formerly Arthur Andersen, LLP) where he led major multi-year projects at both Yale and George Washington University.  

Andy holds a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Degree from the University of Notre Dame, and a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Finance Concentration from Boston University.  

In his role at UD, Andy serves as the Chief Financial Officer, reporting to the President of the University of Dayton, and serving on the President’s Cabinet and President’s Council.  Andy also serves as the Administrative Liaison for the Finance, Investment, and Audit Committees of the Board of Trustees.  In addition, Andy oversees the Offices of Financial Support Services, Budget & Planning, Tax, Treasury & Investments, Audit, Risk & Compliance, Equity Compliance, Human Resources, and Facilities Management & Planning.  

During his tenure at UD, Andy has continually demonstrated a deep appreciation for the Catholic and Marianist mission of the institution while maintaining the transparency and fiscal integrity of the University’s financial resources.  Andy has a passion for higher education and the core principles of education and research - but UD stands out from all other institutions in its service to the community.  Andy believes, “It’s our job to provide service to faculty, to students, and to the institution - the University community.  We do this by ensuring faculty productivity, enabling student success, and providing the resources the university needs to achieve its mission.”

Virginia Dowse: Controller

Virginia joined the University of Dayton in May of 2016, as the Executive Director for Budgeting and Planning and was promoted to Assistant Vice President and Controller in February 2020. Virginia started her career in public accounting, spending six years with Arthur Andersen and Deloitte in Chicago, Cincinnati and Columbus. Her client base included higher education institutions (both public and private), non-profit organizations and governments. Her specialization in the higher education market ultimately led her to the Director of Finance for Antioch University in the central administrative offices.  Virginia served higher education for almost 10 years at Antioch before joining the University of Dayton in her current role.

Virginia received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) in Accounting from Drake University in 2000. She also holds Certified Public Accounting (CPA) and Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) certifications.

Virginia provides the long-range planning, financial analysis and modeling for the University; additionally, she has direct oversight of the annual operating and capital budgets for the University and the Office of Institutional Research.

Virginia values and believes in the mission of the University and is inspired when she sees the impact it has on the students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members on campus, in Dayton and beyond. “The people at UD are great and I truly enjoy working with them every day,” she shares.

Robin Oldfield: Audit, Risk and Compliance

Robin is the Associate Vice President for Audit, Risk and Compliance and oversees the compliance, internal controls, and risk management efforts across the University. Audit, Risk and Compliance (ARC) includes the Offices of Compliance, Environmental Health & Safety, Equity Compliance,  Risk Management & Insurance, Internal Audit and Enterprise Risk Management. In her role at UD, Robin serves as the Chief Risk Officer and is the co-chair of the Emergency Management and Response Committee. Robin reports to the Executive Vice President of Business and Administrative Services and is a member of the President’s Council and also serves as administrative staff on the Audit & Risk Committee of the Board of Trustees. 

Robin received her Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Environmental Science and Policy with an emphasis in Public Health from the University of South Florida, and a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from the University of Dayton. She holds an Associate in Risk Management (ARM) from the Insurance Institute of America with a concentration in Enterprise Risk. In addition, Robin was in the 2003-2004 cohort of the Successful Supervisor Series, 2004-2005 cohort of Leadership UD, 2012-2013 cohort of the Marianist Education Associate, 2014 Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and in 2015-2016, received a Master Certificate in the Emerging Leader program.  In addition, Robin serves as a Board Member for Mount Carmel College of Nursing, the executive board and chair of operations for the University of Dayton’s captive insurance company, Pinnacle, a Vermont risk retention group and also is co-chair of the Compliance Champions for the University Risk Management and Insurance Association.

Robin has been at the University since 2000 and passionately strives to serve the University community as a highly valued strategic partner and resource providing innovative, high quality service, and cost efficient processes for appropriately balancing risk and opportunity. She views her work as a vocation and has a strong alignment with the Catholic and Marianist mission and vision of the University and integrates the Marianist philosophy in her life and values the sense of community and collaboration at the University.

Bo Sawyer: Treasury, Tax, and Investments

Randolph “Bo” Sawyer, a corporate executive with more than 27 years of experience managing investments, acquisitions, debt portfolios, and pensions for NCR Corp., became the University’s new Assistant Vice President and Treasurer in November 2018. Since 2011, Sawyer has served as assistant treasurer for pension and corporate finance at NCR, managing debt-financed acquisitions and retirement plan investment and finance. He began working at NCR in 1991 and has held multiple leadership roles managing pensions, benefit plans, and investments.


Before working at NCR, Sawyer was coordinator of user services for Vista Chemical Company in Houston from 1984-89, and was an associate analyst at Conoco, Inc. in Houston from 1981-84. Sawyer earned an MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business in 1991 and a bachelor’s degree in management from the College of William and Mary in 1981. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

Troy Washington: Human Resources

Troy joined the University of Dayton in 2001 as a Staffing Manager, and his responsibilities in Human Resources have steadily increased throughout his career at UD. Troy served as Assistant Vice President in the Division of Advancement for UD prior to his current position as Vice President for Human Resources.

Troy received his Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Economics from Wright State University and a Master's certificate in the Emerging Leaders Program from the University of Dayton.  He was a member of the 2004 cohort of Leadership UD and is a certified professional through the Society of Human Resources Management.

As the Vice President for Human Resources, Troy serves as a strategic partner of the University leadership team, providing leadership and direction in developing and implementing organizational strategy in the areas of talent management, learning and development, compensation management, benefits administration, and employee and labor relations. Troy also serves as the University's Affirmative Action Officer, leading the University's efforts to track and report Affirmative Action goals and comply with applicable regulations as a part of the program.

Troy believes that the opportunity to work with talented faculty and staff, who support one another, is a hallmark exclusive to the University of Dayton.  He states, “Every day I come to work knowing that my colleagues not only care deeply about the institution, but also for me as a person.  There is a sense of family here that you don't find at many other places.”

Rick Krysiak: Facilities Management and Planning

Rick joined the University of Dayton in October of 2017, as the Vice President for Facilities Management and Planning. Previously, Rick was the Vice President of Energy Consulting for Cenergistic; his responsibilities included implementing a multi-million dollar energy conservation program at the University of Kentucky. Prior to that, Rick was the Physical Plant Director and Chief Facilities Officer at Oklahoma State University (OSU).  He provided overall leadership and management to a 645 person customer service-oriented organization that developed, managed, maintained and operated OSU’s facilities and infrastructure.

Rick is a Professional Engineer (P.E.) and LEED Green Associate with over 24 years of experience in positions related to facilities and utility systems operations, maintenance and construction.  He is a retired Air Force Civil Engineering Officer with 22 years of service to our country.  He earned his bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from Oklahoma State University.  He also has a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Troy University and a Master’s of Science in Engineering and Environmental Management from the Air Force Institute of Technology.

In his role at the University of Dayton, Rick maintains a high level of customer satisfaction, and provides leadership in the operation, maintenance, renovation, and construction of University buildings, grounds, maintenance and upkeep, residential properties maintenance, parking lot maintenance, sustainability, energy management, real estate, and other physical plant infrastructure of the 400 acre campus totaling over 4.8M SF of buildings.  He exercises leadership in the planning and design of all major construction work and new construction, and the development/maintenance of a long-term campus environmental and building development plan.  Rick serves as the principal liaison between the division of FMP and the university constituents whom it serves, as well as the President’s Council & Facilities Committee of the Board of Trustees.

What initially attracted Rick to the University of Dayton was its reputation for being a top-tier Catholic research university and the Marianist tradition of educating the whole person to create a better world. Rick shares,”I also love the great people I work with on campus every day, they truly care about our students.  I have never been in a better working environment. Go Flyers!”

Maureen Anderson: Equity Compliance

Maureen has been at the University since 2004 and has a strong commitment to the Catholic and Marianist mission of the University. She embraces the Marianist philosophy of adapting in a changing world and incorporates that philosophy in her work. 

Maureen received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from Marymount University, her Juris Doctor from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, her Master of Laws in Environmental Law from Pace University School of Law, and her Masters in Library Science from Kent State University. She serves as is a Marianist Educational Associate (MEA), a Marianist Student Community mentor, and Chair of the MEA Development Team. Maureen also held several leadership roles during her tenure at the UD School of Law.


VP for Finance & Administrative Services

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