Business Center


About Us

The Business Center oversees the administrative and non-research fiscal activity of the College. Our team of professionals provides the following services:

  • Fiscal transaction processing and analysis
  • Fiscal budget balancing
  • Recommends appropriate utilization and optimization of fiscal, human, and capital resources
  • Develops technological applications and plans to meet College needs
  • Serves as liaisons between CLAS faculty, staff, management, and central fiscal offices
  • Coordinates hiring and onboarding for permanent and temporary faculty, staff, and students
  • Talent Management and Conflict resolution
  • Provides Innovative and efficient solutions to fiscal and administrative processes
  • Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) tracking and analysis
  • Inventory control and management

Meet Our Team

Kane Lynch on June 8, 2018. (Bri Diaz/UConn Photo)

Kane Lynch
Executive Director of Shared Services

Location: Austin Building, Room 345H
Phone: (860) 486-5028

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Michelle Cahill
Associate Finance Director

Location: Austin Building, Room 345J
Phone: (860) 486-4534

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Melissa Casagrande
Financial Analyst

Location: Austin Building Room, 345B
Phone: (860) 486-2964


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Caroline Jadovich
Financial Assistant I

Location: Austin Building, Room 345
Phone: (860) 486-4047

Brain Imaging Research Sciences (BIRC); El Instituto; Environmental Studies; History; Linguistics; Literatures, Cultures, and Languages; Marine Sciences; Physics; Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences


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Erin Szela
Financial Assistant I

Location: Austin Building, Room 345
Phone: (860) 486-0340

Chemistry; English/CT Writing Project/Medieval Studies; Human Development and Family Sciences; Political Science; Psychological Sciences; Public Policy; Regional Campuses; Urban and Community Studies; Cognitive Sciences/IBACS; Human Rights

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Madison (Maddie) Geerlof
Financial Assistant I

Location: Austin Building, Room 345
Phone: (860) 486-6003
Anthropology; Asian and Asian American Studies; Biological Sciences; Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Journalism; Judaic Studies; Mathematics; Molecular and Cell Biology; Physiology and Neurobiology; Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

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Megan Reiser
Financial Assistant I

Location: Austin Building, Room 345
Phone: (860) 486-8441
Academic Services, Africana Studies, CLAS Shared Services, Communication, Dean's Office, Economics, Geography, Geosciences, Philosophy, Sociology, and Statistics

Anthony Castellano

Anthony Castellano
Senior Software Developer

Location: Austin Building, Room 309
Phone: (860) 486-4214

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Jonathan Scannell
Information Systems Analyst II

Location: Austin Building, Room 309
Phone: (860) 486-5816

Stephanie Balogh
Purchasing Coordinator

Location: Torrey Life Sciences, Room 161
Phone: (860) 486-4300

For general inquiries, please contact (860) 486-1231