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Project Management Office (PMO)

Alpha Financials PMO Members represent both functional and IT stakeholders and are responsible for decision-making on behalf of UC Merced for addressing project risks, issues, and change controls as well as supporting and communicating any escalation of issues and decisions to the project Advisory Board or Sponsors.


Kim Groesbeck

Interim Controller
Alpha Financials Business Owner

Jose Magana

Business Process Design Manager
Alpha Financials Third-Party Integrations

Emily Bustos

Executive Director of Financial Systems Support
Alpha Financials Functional Lead

Don Kowall

Alpha Financials Security and Controls Lead
Testing and Oracle Subject Matter Expert

Melissa Tessier

Project Manager
Alpha Financials Concur, UCLA Exit Team

Chioma Ndubuisi

Project Management Office