Student Affairs Finance fosters student success by providing expert knowledge and a commitment to excellence through the management of financial resources for Student Affairs, while upholding the financial integrity of the University. Support for our ~18 departments is divided among 4 finance hubs with leadership from our Student Affairs Central Finance.

Student Affairs Central Finance

Amber Ali, MBA

Senior Finance Director

[email protected]

Amber Ali, MBA

Amber has been with UNC Chapel Hill - Student Affairs since February 2019. Prior to transitioning to the Senior Finance Director’s role, Amber served as the Director of Business Services in the Carolina Union, leading a team of finance professionals in support of a large auxiliary unit and over 800 student organizations. Amber has an MBA and more than 25 years of business, finance, and accounting experience, including senior finance positions with federal agencies across the globe.  Amber has extensive experience with strategic planning, financial analysis, budget preparation and stakeholder management.

VACANT: Associate Finance Director

Associate Finance Director

Office of the Vice Chancellor Finance Hub

Departments Supported: Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Accessibility Resources & Service, Campus Y, Dean of Students, Development, Information Technology, LGBTQ Center, Off-Campus Student Life, Student Conduct, Student Wellness, University Career Services, Violence Prevention & Advocacy Services.

Hub Email: [email protected]


Director of Business Services

Brenda Hampshire

Assistant Director of Business Services [email protected]

Dani Callahan

Business Officer & Travel Delegate [email protected]

Campus Health Services Finance Hub

Departments Supported: Campus Health and Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)


Kimberly McCown

Director for Business and Support Services [email protected]

Janice Singletary

Business Services Manager [email protected]

Carolyn Butler

Business Officer [email protected]

Carolina Housing Finance Hub

Departments Supported: Carolina Housing and New Student & Family Programs

Hub Email: [email protected]

Beth Mellott

Director of Business Services [email protected]

Sylvia Waldeck

Assistant Director of Business Services [email protected]

Marcus Bullett

NSFP Business Officer & Travel Delegate [email protected]

Ian Hatton

Housing Business Officer & Travel Delegate [email protected]

Nicole Brewer

Business Services Associate [email protected]

Carolina Union Finance Hub

Departments Supported: Carolina Union, Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life, and Carolina Union Student Organizations (CUSO)

Hub Email (Departmental Support): [email protected]

CUSO Email (Student Org Finance Support): [email protected]

VACANT: Union Finance Hub Lead

Director of Business Services

Hala Hanna

Assistant Director of Business Services [email protected]

Marsha Bailey

Business Officer [email protected]

Yolanda Jefferson

Business Services Specialist [email protected]

H’Blem Kpa-Sanchez

Accounting Specialist and Travel Delegate [email protected]

Erica Li

CUSO Controller [email protected]

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