Kelli Shomaker became the VP for Business and Finance and CFO of Auburn University in September 2016. Kelli has over 20 years of experience in Higher Education, both as a faculty member and as an administrator, including 16 years at Texas A&M University, College Station. Kelli has experience overseeing the following areas: financial and budget operations, accounting, purchasing, inventory, human resources, payroll, contract and grant accounting, risk management, cash management, investments and debt management, facilities and construction, technology and numerous auxiliary enterprises, as well as experience in multi-campus oversight, international campus oversight, campus master planning, and strategic planning. Kelli currently serves as a Board member on the Retirement System of Alabama. Prior to higher education Shomaker was the VP, Treasurer and Controller for a publicly traded investment company and worked as an auditor for the accounting firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers.