Journeys of a CBO: Past, Present, and Future

  • Sunday, July 14
  • 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
  • EXPO
  • The LAB


Bob Brown

Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration

University of North Texas

Denton, Texas

Kelly Epting

Associate Vice President for Finance

University of South Carolina

Columbia, South Carolina

Michael Unebasami

Associate Vice President for Administrative Affairs

University of Hawaii Community Colleges

Honolulu, Hawaii


NACUBO's 2019 Distinguished Business Officer Award recipients, Mike Unebasami and Bob Brown, have made an impact on the field through their volunteerism, mentorship, and leadership. During this joint interview led by Kelly Epting, a 2017 NACUBO Fellows Program alumna, you’ll learn about their journeys in higher education and hear their thoughts on the field’s next generation of leaders.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how and why chief business officers are giving back to the profession
  • Recognize what aspiring and current chief business officers need to know to lead higher education into the future
  • Understand how generational differences in the workplace will contribute to shifts in higher education