Financial Administration Office

Mission

To develop, promote, and guide best practices for how PennDesign faculty, staff, and students conduct financial transactions within the University in the most efficient and fiscally prudent manner.  The FAO staff is committed to excellent customer service and providing the most relevant information for making informed decisions.    

Sections

Fiscal Operations
Payroll and Human Resources
Grants and Contracts

Staff

Chris Cataldo
Christine Williams
Brianna Reed
Amanda Wood
Kimbalina Johnson

Contact Information

(215) 898-4510
110 Meyerson Hall
210 South 34th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6311

*** Transactions include, but are not limited to, procurement of goods and services, bookstore and computer requisitions, non-research contracts, booking domestic and international flights, reimbursement requests for University-related travel and non-travel expenses, payments for honoraria, awards, and prizes; international wires, purchasing card, vendor payments, journals, express mail, petty cash; hiring and paying faculty, staff, and students, payroll updates/reallocations, time-reporting, and additional payments.