Shyree Sanan named NIU controller

Shyree M. Sanan
Shyree M. Sanan

Shyree Sanan has been named controller at NIU, effective July 1, 2016.

Sanan reports to Associate Vice President for Finance and Budget Larry Pinkelton. She is responsible for management of the Controller’s Office, which includes Financial Reporting, Accounts Payable, General Ledger and Treasury Operations.

Sanan brings more than 15 years of experience effectively managing accounting operations and recently served as acting controller at NIU for over a year. Prior to that, she held various leadership positions at NIU that included the position of assistant to the vice president for research in the Division of Research and Innovation Partnerships and treasurer of the Northern Illinois Research Foundation.

Sanan has been able to blend her non-profit accounting experience successfully to help position the Controller’s Office for complete transformation.

“Staff has been re-aligned, workflows have been redefined and processes have been improved,” Pinkelton said. “We look forward to Shyree further advancing our commitment to operational excellence in the years ahead.”

A faithful Huskie, Sanan obtained her undergraduate degree in accountancy and an MBA from NIU. She also is a certified public accountant.

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