Kathleen T. McNeely is senior vice president of administration and chief financial officer of the National Collegiate Athletic Association and has served in this role since April 2011. Kathleen’s responsibilities at the NCAA include all financial activity, facility operations, and information services and technology. Under her leadership, she oversaw the implementation of an ERP system and reorganized the IT department that includes IT governance. In addition, she was instrumental in creating the Business Performance Management initiative that includes the cascading of goals and objectives down to individuals in her group, reworked the budgeting process so that it aligns with the goals and objectives of the Association and lastly, managed the creation of a data warehouse to provide data for decision making and tracking of metrics.
Prior to joining the NCAA, Kathleen was associate vice president and executive director of financial management services, Indiana University. She had been with Indiana University since 1982 in various financial administrative positions. In previous years, Kathleen was a member of both NACUBO’s Accounting Principles Council and University Research Council. She is the 2003 recipient of NACUBO’s Daniel D. Robinson award, which recognizes individual excellence and leadership in the advancement of college and university accounting and reporting. In 2011 Kathleen also received the Indiana University Distinguished Service Medal.
Kathleen is treasurer and board member for the Indiana Sports Corporation and Datalys. She is also a board member of the Children’s Organ Transplant Association. Kathleen holds a B.S. in Finance from the Kelley School of Business and a master's in public administration with a finance concentration, both from Indiana University.