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Finance and Administration

Finance and Administration

Our team is responsible for providing financial and administrative leadership and assistance to the MCV Campus in the areas of:

  • Finance, Budget Development and Administration
  • Strategic Planning and SCHEV Six Year Planning
  • Institutional Data Reporting and Benchmarking
  • Financial and Operational Database Development
  • Internal Control
  • Human Resources
  • Communications/Public Relations
  • Primary liaison with the VCU Health System
  • Primary liaison with the MCV Foundation
  • Predictive Analytics

Associate Vice President for Health Sciences, Finance and Administration

Jay Bonfili, M.P.A.

Associate Vice President for Health Sciences - Finance and Administration

Jay Bonfili is the VCU Associate Vice President for Health Sciences - Finance and Administration at Virginia Commonwealth University. The Associate VP has financial and administrative responsibility for all the schools within health sciences. Additionally, the Associate VP serves as VCU's health sciences administrative liaison with our partner Health System.

Phone: (804) 828-9772
Fax: (804) 828-8003


Jean J. Chen, M.S.

Director, Information Technology

Web-based Database Development and Management

Phone: 804-827-9988
Fax: 804-828-8001

Cindy Cull
Trescinda L. Cull

Director, Budgets and Financial Reporting

Health Science budget development, management of the Higher Education Equipment Trust Fund (HEETF) allocations; liaison with central administration, VCU Budget Office, VCU Controller, MCV Foundation for fiscal matters; develop and maintain campus specific financial information systems; oversight of budget and financial transactions, Agency Risk Management and Internal Controls Standards (ARMICS) coordinator; training and assistance to Health Sciences fiscal administrators and financial staff; fiscal management for the Office of the Vice President for Health Sciences.

Phone: (804) 828-5103
Fax: (804) 828-8001

Shirley B. Farrar

Assistant Director, Finance
Executive Administrative Assistant

Phone: (804) 828-9775
Fax: (804) 828-8001

Carol Ann Irby, MS, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Executive Director, Human Resources

Human resources administration: faculty recruitment process; faculty off cycle increase and bonus process; faculty affiliate appointments; FERIP, FASO, FTIP coordinator; faculty contract letters; faculty emeriti appointments; Board of Visitor's report/faculty actions; faculty policy review; faculty and staff grievances; classified employee in-band adjustments/role changes/reward and recognition.

Phone: (804) 828-9776
Fax: (804) 828-8003

Elizabeth Micalizzi, MBA, PMP, CCRP

Director, Strategic Projects and Integrated Technology, Office of the Vice President for Health Sciences
and Administrative Director, Center for Interprofessional Education and Collaboration

Elizabeth Micalizzi, MBA, PMP, CCRP is the Director of Strategic Projects and Integrated Technology in the Office of the Vice President for Health Sciences, and the Administrative Director for the VCU Center for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care.  Ms. Micalizzi brings almost 20 years professional history in the academic medical center in undergraduate, graduate and continuing medical education, instructional development, multi-media design, as well as complex project management in health sciences and integrated techhnology in clinical research.

Phone: (804) 827-9964