Kelly Flege is the Assistant Vice President for Finance & Operations, and Treasurer at the University of Northern Iowa. Ms. Flege has an M.B.A from the University of Iowa and a B.S. in accounting from Boston College. Ms. Flege has worked in higher education since 1999. She is responsible for oversight of treasury, fixed assets and procurement activities for the university. She also serves as the university representative and primary contact for TIER related activities as directed from the Board of Regents, State of Iowa. As Asst. Vice President she provides leadership to divisional projects, serves on threat assessment and response activities team, and enterprise risk management council as well as a number of other committees. Past experience includes leadership of the Office of Business Operations which includes accounts receivable, student accounts, cashiering, accounts payable, and payroll. Previous projects or responsibilities have included leadership in securing PII data and PCI-DSS compliance, University budget development, process improvement and functional lead on the implementation of Oracle financial e-business system.