Crissy Elliott Chief Financial Officer
The Chief Financial Officer serves as a true business partner to the CEO of the Alumni Agencies and well as to the other agency heads. The CFO is responsible for engaging the board finance, audit, and investment committees around issues, trends, and changes in the operating mode(s) and operational delivery. The CFO works to develop tools and systems that provide critical financial and operational information to the CEO and make actionable recommendations on both strategy and operations. The CFO is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Accounting Department, Switchboard and Mail Center. The CFO also manages personnel policies, the compensation committee and audit committee. The CFO reports directly to the CEO.
Tracy Akers Database Manager
The database manager, under the direction and supervision of the CFO, supervises, plans, coordinates and assists the data entry department, answers general questions and reviews problems with data entry procedures and gift processing. The manager provides support to all departments of the Alumni Agencies for the Raisers Edge software. The manager creates complex queries and reports as needed within the Agencies and to VMI as needed.
Cathy Blalock Accounting Specialist
The accounting specialist’s responsibilities include keeping financial records updated, preparing reports and reconciling accounts. The specialist utilizes accounting software programs to process business transactions such as accounts payable and receivable, disbursements, expense vouchers and receipts. The specialist ensures the VMI Alumni Agencies’ daily accounting functions run accurately and effectively.
Cheryl Cathcart Director of Human Resources
Under the general direction of the CFO, the director of human resources performs human resources related duties at the professional level including but not limited to employee recruitment/selection, compensation, health insurance reimbursements and implementation of policies and procedures in accordance with the handbook of the VMI Alumni Agencies.
Brandy Hulvey Database Specialist
The database specialist, under the direction of the CFO and the database manager, maintains the VMI Alumni Agencies’ electronic records. The specialist is responsible for providing a variety of data entry, reports and documentation in a timely manner.
Wanda Sorrells Data Entry Operator/Receptionist
The data entry operator creates, updates and maintains records of alumni, current cadets, parents, widows/widowers and companies or foundations. Records include commission, rank and branch if applicable, as well as gift entry for cash, checks or credit cards. The receptionist is responsible for answering and directing all incoming calls for the VMI Alumni Agencies, as well as directing visitors and guests to the appropriate persons within the Agencies.