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ACCOUNTING STAFF

Richard Sears
Assistant Vice President and Controller

rsears@westga.edu or Ext. 95353
As Controller, Rick provides oversight of the financial records and reporting for the institution. He is also responsible for ensuring that adequate policies and procedures are in place as required by State, Board of Regents and University policy.

Randy Miller
Assistant Controller
rcmiller@westga.edu or Ext. 95329
Randy is responsible for the business operations within the Office of the Controller. He is responsible for reviewing, writing and implementing business policies and participating in business improvements to support the business operations of the University. He also has oversight of Travel policy and reimbursement, Accounts Payable review and approval, Study Abroad Program payment activity, Asset Management and Surplus Property.

Angela Rowell
Accounts Payable Manager
arowell@westga.edu or Ext. 96396
Angela supervises our Accounts Payable staff and has oversight of all Payables activity including voucher transactions encumbered by purchase order, non-PO payables check requests and payment processing. She is also responsible for tracking of unclaimed and lost checks as well as 1099 reporting.

Rhoanda McCrary
Accounts Payable
rmccrary@westga.edu or Ext. 96397
Rhoanda processes accounts payable transactions for purchase orders as well as non-PO payables. Rhoanda can answer your questions related to the payment of an invoice encumbered with a purchase order or the status of open vendor invoices. If you have a problem with a particular order that prevents the invoice from being paid, you should contact Accounts Payable immediately.

Lisa O'Neal
Accounting Assistant
loneal@westga.edu or Ext. 95303
Lisa audits and processes Employee travel reimbursements, team/group travel, Non-Employee travel reimbursements, and other travel related payments such as prepaid airfare and registration. Lisa can answer your questions concerning travel policies and reimbursements.

Anita Saunders
Accounting Assistant
asaunder@westga.edu or Ext. 96394
Anita audits and processes Employee travel reimbursements, team/group travel, travel cash advances and other travel related payments. Anita can answer your questions concerning travel policies and reimbursements.

Crystal Bentley
Coordinator of Office Services
cbentley@westga.edu or Ext. 95502
This position serves as the coordinator of our office and also serves as our receptionist. This position handles some day to day accounting transactions including campus charges. This position can also answer your questions concerning a campus charge that has been posted to your account.

Financial Reporting:

Randall Rowland, CPA
Assistant Controller - Financial Reporting
rrowland@westga.edu or Ext. 95224
Coordinates and ensures the timely and accurate preparation of the monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements and related reports, including the Annual Financial Report and the Budgetary Compliance Report; coordinates the annual financial audit; and provides overall leadership for the financial reporting staff.

John Lamendola
Accounting Manager

jlamendo@westga.edu or Ext. 96473

Coordinates and ensures the timely and accurate preparation of the monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements and related reports; coordinates the annual financial audit and provides overall leadership for the financial reporting staff.

Mike Speir
Public/Private Venture Accounting Manager
mspeir@westga.edu or Ext 95304
Coordinates and ensures the timely and accurate accounting and reporting for the University's public/private ventures, including annual financial statements, bond compliance submissions, and other required disclosures.

Michelle Hawkins
Public/Private Venture Accountant-Senior
mhawkins@westga.edu or Ext 95537
Prepares journal entries and account reconciliations; analyzes and monitors business processes and internal controls; and assists with month-end and year-end accounting processes.

Helen Roberts
Accountant-Associate
hroberts@westga.edu or Ext. 96386
Prepares journal entries and account reconciliations; responds to on-campus requests for information; and assists with month-end and year-end accounting processes.

Melissa Williams
Accountant-Associate
melissaw@westga.edu or Ext. 95535
Prepares journal entries and account reconciliations; responds to on-campus requests for information; and assists with month-end and year-end accounting processes.

Scott Puckett
Accountant-Associate
spuckett@westga.edu or EXT. 96390
Prepares journal entries and account reconciliations; responds to on-campus requests for information and assitss with month-end and year-end accounting processes.