Satterfield Named Duke Vice President for Finance

Rachel Satterfield has been named Duke University’s vice president for finance, Govt Vice President Daniel Ennis introduced Tuesday. 

Satterfield was serving as interim vice president for finance, a purpose she assumed in Oct 2020, when Tim Walsh stepped down to sign up for Huron Consulting.  She experienced been Duke’s associate vice president for finance and controller due to the fact 2011.

“Rachel Satterfield is an superb economic leader with priceless encounter and reliable interactions across Duke,” Ennis mentioned. “She has been an necessary husband or wife to tutorial, administrative and wellbeing procedure management as we have navigated by means of incredibly tough situations.  I glimpse ahead to her continued amazing contributions as we frequently do the job to obtain techniques to assistance Duke’s pursuit of excellence in all of its critical missions.”

In her new function, Satterfield will oversee an array of routines, together with fiscal reporting and analysis, tax compliance, administrative methods management, disbursement products and services, provide chain administration, true estate and investigation costing and compliance.  As element of organizational re-alignment prior to Ennis’s arrival, the workplaces dependable for treasury services and the university spending budget and central small business functions now report specifically to Ennis.

Prior to becoming a member of Duke in Could 2001 as the manager of economical accounting, she was an audit manager at KPMG LLP, accountable for auditing a selection of private larger training establishments. She acquired a bachelor of science in enterprise administration and master of accounting from UNC-Chapel Hill, and is a Licensed General public Accountant.