New Chief Financial Officer

On July 1, Gwendolyn Sykes will join Yale University as Chief Financial Officer reporting to Shauna King, Vice President for Finance and Administration.

As CFO, Gwen’s responsibilities will include budgeting, accounting and transaction management, financial reporting, and the control and integrity of financial information.  A key focus of her new position will be the redesign of core financial systems in order to improve quality and efficiency. 

Prior to taking her present position at Yale, Gwen had an impressive public service career working as CFO of NASA and as a financial analyst in the Department of Defense.