Curtis A. Reynolds is Vice President for Business Affairs for the University of Florida, where he is responsible for the leadership and strategic direction of a diversified portfolio of campus business and support services. The divisions reporting to Curtis are Business Services, Environmental Health and Safety, Emergency Management, Campus Planning, Design and Construction, Office of Sustainability, Physical Plant, Small Business and Vendor Diversity Relations, Stephen C. O'Connell Center, and the University Police Department.
Curtis joined the University of Florida in June 2010 with more than 15 years of higher education experience in business affairs. Prior to joining UF, Curtis was Vice Provost for Administration at Miami Dade College, where he was responsible for central business affairs on eight campuses with more than 165,000 students throughout Miami-Dade County. At the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Curtis was Executive Director for Administration responsible for Administration and Finance, Human Resources, Energy Management and Information Technology.
Curtis holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering, from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Curtis holds a MBA from the University of Alabama. He is a member of the National Association of College and University Business Officers, the U.S. Green Building Council, and the Association of Higher Education Officers. Curtis and his wife Chantilyn, have four children and one granddaughter.
Executive Assistant II: Deadra Harvey
Craig R. Hill is responsible for Small Business and Vendor Diversity Relations, the Stephen C. O’Connell Center, Transportation and Parking Services, and Sustainability. Prior to UF, Craig worked at Boston University for 35 years in various positions of increasing responsibility. For the last 12 years, he was the Associate Vice President for Auxiliary Services and most recently responsible for the strategic leadership and direction to Dining Services, Parking and Transportation Services for both Charles River and Medical Campuses, Events and Conferences, and the Tsai Performance Center. He also served as President of 660 Corporation, a for-profit subsidiary of BU, overseeing the operation of 11 convenience stores. Craig’s responsibilities also included the financial oversight of all auxiliary operations as well as the planning, design and renovation or construction of dining and convenience store facilities.
Mr. Hill holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration (accounting major) and master’s degree in business administration, both from Northeastern University.
Mr. Hill is an active member of various professional associations including the National Association of College and University Food Services and the National Association of College Auxiliary Services. Craig and his wife Nadine have two sons.
Administrative Specialist I: Tara Hollow
Carlos Dougnac is a graduate of the University of Miami School of Architecture and is a Florida registered architect and state certified general contractor. He was in private practice for 25 years offering design-build services on a variety of building types before joining the staff at Miami Dade College in 2007, where he directed the implementation of their capital improvement plan and college-wide design as AVP of Design and Construction and College Architect. He joined the staff of the University of Delaware in 2013, where he directed major and special projects before being named Assistant Vice President in charge of Planning, Design and Construction at the University of Florida in 2015. Mr. Dougnac is a LEED Accredited Professional and commenced graduate studies at the University of Delaware Lerner School of Business. Carlos and his wife Raquel, also an architect, have a daughter who is a practicing attorney and a son who is a musician and Fine Arts major.
Executive Assistant I: Kathleen Wood
Lionel J. Dubay assumed the position of Director of the Business Services Division at the University of Florida on July 13, 2007. In this role he is responsible for overseeing the operational, fiscal, programmatic and administrative activities of four auxiliary departments that comprise the Business Services Division. The Division has a budget of $88 million and a staff of over 50 full time employees plus an additional 300 contract management employees. Departments include ID Card Services, Gator Dining Services, Mail & Document Services, and the University of Florida Bookstores. He was promoted to Assistant Vice President and Director of Business Services in 2012. Before joining the Business Services Division, Dubay was the Director of the Stephen C. O’Connell Center for 23 years. Prior to coming to the University of Florida in 1985, he was Director of the Augusta Civic Center in Augusta, Maine – a facility he opened in 1972. Lionel was one of the founders and served as President of the Florida Facilities Managers Association during 1991-1993 and 2005-2007; and he served as President of the International Association of Assembly Managers (IAAM) 2001-2002. In 2007 he received the Charles A. McElravy Award, the highest honor to be given by the International Association of Assembly Managers, and in 2013 he received the first IAAM Region 5 Distinguished Service Award.
Administrative Assistant: Leila Cantara
Scott Fox has served as a parking professional in both public and private industry since 1982. He joined Transportation and Parking Service at the University of Florida in 1998, assuming the director’s position in 2004. His responsibilities include distribution of parking decals and management of enforcement services, a broad menu of alternative transportation programs, garage and lot maintenance, and oversight of the Student Traffic Court and Transportation Fee accounts. Scott manages a $22 million annual budget for this self-funded auxiliary service.
Scott served previously as Assistant Vice President for Century Parking, Inc. where he was responsible for a portfolio of 42 parking management contracts throughout the New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC region. These included commercial garages, government institutions, class-A office buildings, hospitals, college campuses, restaurants, hotels and clubs.
Scott has been recognized with the Champions for Change Award in 2013, bestowed by the University of Florida for achievement in energy conservation and sustainability for the ongoing installation of energy efficient lighting systems in campus parking garages. He received the 2013 Dr. Kermit Sigmon Citizen Participation Award from the Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization for contributions to the community’s transportation planning process. Under Scott’s leadership, Transportation and Parking Services has been recognized by state, national and international organizations for unique achievements in new facility design and construction, and for excellence in parking structure restoration.
Administrative Support Assistant II: Nina Shubert
Mark Helms assumed the role of assistant vice president for UF’s Physical Plant Division on September 16, 2016. Mark has more than 30 years of university-related operations and maintenance experience and most recently held the position of director of facilities operations at Virginia Tech. Additionally, he assisted Virginia Tech with leadership transition by serving as interim associate vice president/chief facilities officer.
During his career, Mark has held progressive and strategic planning responsibilities for operation and maintenance of educational and general assignment space including operations engineering, university design standards, building trades, storm water management and permitting, non-capital renovations, utility infrastructure, utility master planning, deferred maintenance, a cogeneration energy plant and much more.
In his new role, Mark will oversee direct services for UF buildings, common areas, streets, sidewalks, landscaping, utility systems and more in support of the Physical Plant Division’s mission to maintain and improve a physical environment conducive to learning, teaching, research and service for UF students, faculty and staff, and visitors to campus.
Mark holds a Bachelor of Science from Bluefield College and is a member of various professional associations.
Senior Administrative Assistant: Brenda Clement
Kathey K. Porter has more than ten years of experience in small business development, supplier diversity and Entrepreneurship and has been a supplier diversity administrator and consultant for government, higher education and corporate entities. Prior to joining the University of Florida, Ms. Porter was the Supplier Diversity Administrator at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg and was Chair of the SWaM/Supplier Diversity Committee for VASCUPP (Virginia Association of State College and University Purchasing Professionals), a statewide procurement consortium consisting of 11 Virginia higher education institutions. Kathey received her MBA from Georgia Southern University, BBA from Savannah State University and a CPSD (Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity) through the Institute for Supply Management.
Program Assistant: Darlean Manning
Bill Properzio has been Director of the UF Environmental Health and Safety Office since 1984. He is a tenured professor in the College of Engineering with teaching and research interests in public health policy, radiation protection and diagnostic medical physics. He has an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (1962) with graduate degrees in health and medical physics from Oregon State University (1967) and the University of Florida (1975). Prior to assuming leadership of the UF EH&S program, Bill served as a Commissioned Officer in the U.S. Public Health Service. During employment with the Federal Government, he was involved in both educational and regulatory programs for radiation control. Bill served as Principal Investigator and Director at the World Health Collaboration Center for Medical Radiation Practices from 1978-1984.
Adminisrative Specialist I: Terri Parnell
Lynda M. Reinhart currently serves as the Director of the University of Florida’s Stephen C. O’Connell Center. She began working at the venue as a part time student in 1994 and was appointed to the full time staff as Senior Event Coordinator in 1998. Lynda worked her way up the ranks until she was named Director in July 2007. At the University of Florida she served as adjunct professor for the College of Health and Human Performance where she directed student research on the feasibility of a facility management degree program at UF and taught the Facilities Management course. Lynda holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Master of Science in Recreational Studies, both from UF.
An active member of the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) since 1997, Lynda has attended numerous training/educational opportunities and also a graduate of the PAFMS at Oglebay, the Graduate Institute, and the Academy for Venue Safety and Security. Her involvement on the Body of Knowledge Task Force was instrumental in developing a standardized facility management curriculum and college textbook. Lynda has also served on the organization’s Arenas Committee, University Committee, Foundation Marketing Sub-Committee, Professional Development and Budget/ Finance Committees and served as Sector Director for Universities on the Board of Directors from 2009-2011.
Lynda is also an active member of the Country Music Association (CMA), International Entertainment Buyers’ Association (IEBA), Florida Facility Managers Association (FFMA), Alachua County Hospitality Council and the Gainesville Sports Commission. She served as a FFMA Board Member from 2011-2013 and is a Past President of the Sports Commission. Lynda is currently serving as the Chair of the FFMA Scholarship Committee and Vice Chair of the IAVM Arenas Committee.
Administrative Support Assistant III: Elizabeth Graeler
Chief Linda J. Stump-Kurnick, Assistant Vice President of Public and Environmental Safety is the first female Police Chief at a State of Florida public university. A native of Lafayette, Indiana, Chief Stump holds a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice and Corrections from Ball State University, a Master's Degree in Higher Education Administration from Purdue University, and is also a graduate from Florida and Indiana Law Enforcement Academies and the FBI National Academy. Chief Stump started her law-enforcement career in 1984 as a Trooper with the Indiana State Police, and joined the Purdue University Police Department a year later. While at Purdue she formulated her progressive campus law enforcement vision while working as a patrol officer, sergeant, detective, lieutenant and captain before her appointment as the Purdue Chief/Director in June 1999. She has extensive law enforcement experience in large event security with both the Purdue University and the University of Florida police departments. She was certified in Advanced Threat Assessment through the Gavin de Becker & Associates Management Academy in 2008, and is a graduate of the first Crisis Leadership in Higher Education course at Harvard in 2009. Chief Stump joined the University of Florida Police Department in July of 2003, and has been an adjunct faculty member at Tiffin University since 2009.
Office Assistant: Kelly Jackson
Matthew I. Williams is the Director of UF's Office of Sustainability and Energy Integration. He holds a B.S. and M.S. in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation from the University of Florida, and has been a certified Energy Auditor. Prior to joining the office at UF, Matt worked in campus sustainability for seven years as Auburn University’s (Alabama) first full time sustainability coordinator. In addition to a focus on climate and energy programs, Matt has worked on sustainability in campus food systems, transportation, procurement, waste prevention, stormwater education, inclusion and diversity, and community engagement. As a foundation to his work in campus sustainability, Matt has professional experience as a tropical field research biologist, an instructor in formal university courses on sustainability and biodiversity, and in the national non-profit realm working with public and private institutions to provide resources to make sustainably responsible procurement decisions. Matt's approach recognizes the combined roles of individuals and institutions in creating a sustainable future, and the need for higher education to take a leadership role in both educating students for sustainability, and incorporating sustainability practices into day-to-day campus operations.
Program Assistant: Jacob Adams