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Meet the Assistant Vice Chancellor

shenika thomas

Ms. Shenika Thomas, MPS, CFE, MBA
Office of the Chancellor and Executive Vice Chancellor
Assistant Vice Chancellor
(901) 448-2785
sthoma26@uthsc.edu

Shenika D. Thomas, MPS, CFE, MBA serves as the Assistant Vice Chancellor of the business and fiscal affairs in the Office of the Chancellor and Executive Vice Chancellor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). She has the responsibility of providing leadership for the business and fiscal affairs for the Chancellor and Executive Vice Chancellor’s office and its administrative units. Responsibilities include coordinating the day-to-day management of the fiscal operations and the effective management of her responsible units. Ms. Thomas began her university service in December 2005 in the Office of the Chancellor as an Administrative Assistant. She previously served as the Director in the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor.

Ms. Thomas has budget and fiscal responsibility for all units under the Executive Vice Chancellor’s (EVC) purview. The scope includes directly overseeing all financial planning, management, and the business management including purchasing, accounts payable, payroll, budgeting, contracts, financial accounting and reporting, equipment inventory control, leased auxiliary enterprises and maintenance.  She advises the EVC on sensitive organizational matters concerning the finance and business operations of the departments as well as provides advanced analytics for the departments.  She acts as a key change agent for department wide initiative, and provide mentorship and leadership directly and indirectly to others from a general business management perspective.

Ms. Thomas earned her Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS) with a concentration in Organizational Leadership, Master of Professional Studies (MPS) with a concentration in Human Resource Leadership from the University of Memphis and her Master of Business Administration in spring 2015. Ms. Thomas is currently working on earning her EdD in Leadership and Learning in Organizations at Vanderbilt University (Peabody College). Ms. Thomas was awarded her Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE) credentials by the Association of Certified Examiners (ACFE). The Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) credential denotes proven expertise in fraud prevention, detection and deterrence. The ACFE association is the world’s largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education.

 

emma anderson

Emma Anderson
Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor
Sr. Administrative Service Assistant
901.448.5295
eander11@uthsc.edu

 

cynthia crowe 

Cynthia Vincent
Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor
Financial Coordinator
901.448.4766
ccrowe2@uthsc.edu

 

tabitha davis

Tammy McCray
Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor
Financial Coordinator
901.448.2560
tander45@uthsc.edu

 

Harriet Lang

Harriet Lang
Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor
Financial Coordinator
901.448.5033
hlang@uthsc.edu

 

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Brandy Pearson
Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor
Executive Administrative Aide
901.448.4797
bpearso9@uthsc.edu

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Felencia Christian
Office of the Chancellor
Executive Administrative Aide
901.448.4796
fchrist1@uthsc.edu

Last Published: May 22, 2019