Curtis Reynolds - Vice President, Business Affairs

Curtis Reynolds - Vice President, Business Affairs

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 has four children and three granddaughters.

Executive Assistant II: Deadra Harvey

Craig Hill, Associate Vice President, Business Affairs

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

Eddie Daniels, Assistant Vice President, Business Services

Eddie Daniels, Assistant Vice President, Business Services

Eddie Daniels assumed the role of Assistant Vice President for the Business Services Division in July 2017. Eddie began his career in local government, serving in various professional roles in the Office of Youth Development, City of Indianapolis, and as Government Management Specialist at the Northeast Georgia Area Planning and Development Commission, Athens, GA. Subsequently, Eddie made a career shift to higher education. Over the last three decades, Eddie has held positions in Student Affairs at various universities: Program Advisor in the Department of Student Activities, University of Georgia; Associate Director for Programs at the Russell House University Union, University of South Carolina (USC), and subsequently Director of the Student Union at USC; Director of the Student Union and Student Activities, University of Virginia; Director of Campus Activities, University of Connecticut; and most recently Executive Director of the J. Wayne Reitz Union, University of Florida for the last 12 years. Eddie has held a variety of leadership positions in the Association of College Unions International.

Eddie holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree in Zoology from Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, and a Master of Public Affairs (MPA) Degree from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI).

Executive Assistant I:  Danette Loyd

Carlos Dougnac - Assistant Vice President, Planning, Design & Construction

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

Scott Fox, Director, Transportation and Parking Services

Scott Fox, Director, Transportation and Parking Services

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, Assistant Vice President, Facilities Services

Mark Helms assumed the role of assistant vice president for UF’s Facilities Services 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.

Administrative Assistant IIITricia Coraggio

Frank Phillips, Director, Business Affairs Technical Services

Frank Phillips, Director, Business Affairs Technical Services

Frank Phillips began his career at the University of Florida in 1988 as a student while attending the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences where he received a bachelor’s degree in Food and Resource Economics. While working in the Physical Plant  Division at the Health Science Center Frank completed the development and installation of the first computerized maintenance management system used at the university. Following graduation he accepted a fulltime position in the Vice President of Health Affairs Information Technology group where he continued to specialize in developing and supporting facility related software.

From 2000-2017 Frank worked as Associate Director in Planning, Design and Construction where he oversaw the Space Management and Analysis team and the divisions’ software development and IT needs.

In October 2017 the Business Affairs Technical Services (BA·TS) team was created and Frank was named the director. This unit provides support to all Business Affairs divisions. Services provided include website design and development, data-based web application development, and enterprise application support as well as software acquisition consulting. In addition, BATS provides space management and analysis functions for the university and offers an enterprise GIS that can be utilized by the university community.

Administrative Assistant IIIMatt Sherman

Kathey Porter, Director, Small Business and Vendor Diversity Relations

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, Director, Environmental Health & Safety

Bill Properzio, Director, Environmental Health & Safety

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 Reinhart, Director, Stephen C. O'Connell Center

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 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 where she directed student research on the feasibility of a facility management degree program at UF and taught a 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 Venue Management School, 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 (2015-2016 Chair), 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 an active member of the Country Music Association (CMA), International Entertainment Buyers’ Association (IEBA), Florida Facility Managers Association (FFMA), Alachua County Hospitality Council, Rotary Club of Gainesville and the Gainesville Sports Commission. Previously, she has served as a FFMA At-Large Board Member, Chair of the FFMA Scholarship Committee, and President of the Sports Commission. Lynda is currently serving as Vice President for FFMA and Sector Director for Arenas on the IAVM Board of Directors. She is a member of the Executive Committee for both organizations.

Administrative Support Assistant III: Elizabeth Graeler

Linda Stump-Kurnick, Assistant Vice President of Public and Environmental Safety

Linda Stump-Kurnick, Assistant Vice President of Public and Environmental Safety

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

Matt Williams, Director, Office of Sustainability

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