Sunday Midday Learning Opps

Partnerships Worth Pursuing: A CFO, HR, and Administrators Collaborate to Grow Talent

  • Sunday, July 14
  • 01:45 PM - 03:00 PM
  • Austin Conv Center
  • Level 4, 17A
  • PHR


Gwynn Cadwallader

GBAS Training Manager

University of Florida/Training and Organizational Development

Gainesville, Florida

Michael McKee

Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

University of Florida

Gainesville, Florida

Barbara Mitola

Campus Human Resources Director

University of Florida

Gainesville, Florida


To help manage and grow the talent that keeps the organization thriving, the University of Florida created a systematic, structured partnership that includes the chief financial officer, the office of human resources, and business administrators across campus. Learn how the program not only keeps fiscal operations performing to meet today’s high demands but also deliberately builds a supportive network of new leaders with the skills to tackle tomorrow’s challenges. The speakers will present effective ways to foster development of strategic thinking, strong communications skills, and operational insights among business administrators to keep outstanding employees engaged and performing at exceptional levels. You will leave with strategies to create partnerships that work within your campus culture to ensure business administrators are engaged, excelling and growing.

Learning Objectives

  • Structure an influential and dynamic program that fosters and sustains professional development for business administrators on your campus
  • Build campus-wide partnerships to solve challenges critical to your institution’s mission
  • Develop the leadership capacity and critical skills of current mid- to higher-level business administrators