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Financial Information Systems

The Financial Information Systems (FIS) department at The Pennsylvania State University strives to serve the needs of the financial users throughout the University and the employees of Office of Budget and Finance. Our primary roles are to provide analysis and programming support for financial applications and to provide computers for the Office of Budget and Finance staff located in James M. Elliott Building, Rider II Building, Shields Building, and Old Main. We also provide some training in various financial applications. The FIS team strives to provide exceptional customer support to all aspects of our services. We continually look for opportunities to streamline processes with automated procedures to assist with making the central operations of the University more efficient.


Interoffice Mail:
Financial Information Systems
111 James M Elliott Building
University Park

U.S. Mail:
Financial Information Systems
The Pennsylvania State University
120 S Burrowes Street Ste 111
State College PA 16801

Fax: (814) 863-6862

Financial Information Systems Staff

Name Email Phone
Robert Miller [email protected] 814-865-0170
Wayne Ellenberger [email protected] 814-863-2594
Lisa Green [email protected] 814-867-1874
Dawn Haines [email protected] 814-867-6364
Trevor Heckman [email protected] 814-865-4038
Amy Johns [email protected] 814-867-3627
Jeremy Kanouff [email protected] 814-863-2580
David Keller [email protected] 814-867-2916
Saritha Kuchipudi [email protected] 814-865-9565
Paul Liadis [email protected] 814-863-4460
Randy Neidigh [email protected] 814-867-2909
Dennis Peterman Jr. [email protected] 814-863-2601
Susan Shilling [email protected] 814-865-0147
Kim Thorp [email protected] 814-865-0353

Financial Information Systems Organizational Chart (pdf).


We aspire to provide quality service, analysis, programming, and IT support; identifying issues and offering innovative solutions to enable our customers to accomplish their goals.


Financial Information Systems shall be governed by the following values:

  • Accountability
    Accept personal responsibility for our actions, exemplify high ethical standards and always strive to improve our effectiveness.
  • Customer Service
    Promote open communication, ongoing collaboration, timely deliverables, respectful interactions, and the free exchange of ideas to assure the highest level of satisfaction.
  • Diversity
    Actively promote, advocate, respect, and value others and ourselves as unique individuals with a commitment to success and personal development.
  • Excellence/Quality
    Value and encourage innovation, creativity, and commitment in achieving the highest level of customer satisfaction while ensuring accuracy.
  • Integrity
    Foster an environment of respect, dignity, and compassion that affirms and empowers all employees while striving for the highest ethical standards and social responsibility.
  • Stewardship/Sustainability
    Ensure effective, efficient use of University resources by implementing fiscally sound practices and environmentally sustainable initiatives.
  • Teamwork
    Support and encourage communication, cooperation, and understanding at all levels of employment to ensure a high level of competence and expertise.