About

Team

Learn about the Team at UCONN 2000 Bond Investors, including our Interim Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Associate Vice President of Financial Operations and Controller, and Director, Financial Operations.

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Lloyd A. Blanchard, Ph.D.

Interim Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer
(860) 486-3455
lloyd.blanchard@uconn.edu

Lloyd Blanchard currently serves as UConn’s Interim Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer. He is a seasoned public administrator with wide-ranging government and academic leadership experience. He has been a senior White House budget official, chief operating officer of two public organizations, deputy chief financial officer at NASA, and an academic executive at Louisiana State University and the Medgar Evers College of The City University of New York. He has also served on the public administration faculty at the University of Washington and Syracuse University, and directed a consulting practice in performance management for a risk management consulting firm. Dr. Blanchard’s research and published work has centered on social capital, education policy and finance, racial and ethnic disparities in education, and disparities in small business lending.

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Patricia "Trish" Casey

Associate Vice President of Financial Operations and Controller
(860) 486-0865
patricia.casey@uconn.edu

Trish currently serves as the Associate Vice President for Financial Operations & Controller where she oversees Accounting, Tax and Compliance, Financial Reporting, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Treasury and Bursar’s Operations.  She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner and has her Master’s in Public Administration.  She has an extensive higher education background in budgeting, fiscal management, research administration, athletic administration, construction financing, staff management and process improvement.  Prior to her career in higher education, Trish worked with start up companies where the building of quality staff, search for capital and operational financing and forecasting for future growth was critical.

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Chris Cipriani

Director, Financial Operations
(860) 486-4653
christopher.cipriani@uconn.edu

Chris currently serves as the Director, Financial Operations, where he oversees the University’s UConn 2000 treasury operations, as well as the University’s tax and financial compliance programs.  He is a seasoned finance professional with fourteen years of experience, including a decade of service with the accounting firm EY.  He is an attorney, licensed in the State of Connecticut, and an alum of the University of Connecticut School of Law.