Staff and Contacts

Office of the Controller
2042 Blankenship Hall
901 Woody Hayes Drive
Columbus, OH 43210-4016
Phone  (614) 292-6220
Fax (614) 688-3572
8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday

R. Michael Gray
(614) 292-0741
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Tom Ewing
Director of Financial Reporting
(614) 688-3113
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Dawn Romie
Executive Assistant
(614) 688-1647
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Gary Leimbach
Manager, Treasury Accounting
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Sherry Smith
Director of Financial Training and Documentation
Assistant Controller
(614) 292-5211
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John Lister
Accounting Manager
(614) 247-1541
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Maureen L. Thomas
Senior Tax Manager
(614) 292-0355
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Mission Statement

The mission of the Office of the Controller is to provide financial services and in so doing, to contribute to the University's efficiency of operations. We strive to bring about constant improvements in the quality of our operations and to provide the highest possible level of customer service. We value our human diversity and strive for the highest ethical standards of professional conduct.

Our responsibilities include developing, teaching, and communicating fiscal policies and procedures, maintaining financial accounting and reporting systems, paying the University's obligations, identifying and monitoring the University's moveable assets, and issuing the University's financial reports.