Kevin C. Wilcox


Associate Vice President and Controller
University at Albany, State University of New York

1988
Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Over see all financial and administrative aspects of the University in the areas of financial accounting, procurement, contract development and execution, parking management, mass transit services, mail services, internal controls, cost accounting. Supervise the SUNY-wide Student Loan Service Center which manages Pell grant funding and services Perkins Loan for all 29 State University f New York campuses. Also serve as Controller for a University affiliated student housing corporation and Chair the Finance, Audit and Pension Committees for the University Auxiliary Services Corporation Board of Directors.

Education
  • MPA, The University of Georgia 1988 Public Administration
  • BS, State University of New York at Oneonta 1986 Business Economics and Political Science, Accounting Major
Pre-Occupation (Hobbies)

Play sports, travel.

Most Memorable SPIA Class Moment?

All of them, really. There was not a SPIA class or professor that I did not thoroughly enjoy.

My Top Three Career Tips
  1. Believe in your skills and education
  2. Patience – opportunities will come
  3. Keep your eyes and ears open and listen more than you talk

 

Volunteer Activities / Service on Boards

I volunteer with a rescue entity for homeless dogs and am immediate past President of the group’s Board of Directors.

Favorite Athens Haunt & Getaway
  • Favorite Hangout: Guthries on Baxter. Awesome chicken fingers, Texas toast and fries.
  • Favorite Getaway: Generally headed back to New York to see family
A Quotable Quote About My Spia Experience

Attending UGA was one of the best decisions of my life. Welcoming atmosphere, world class and engaged faculty and terrific fellow students.