Patricia Filippone has been Executive Director of the University of Massachusetts Building Authority (UMBA) since February 2014. As Executive Director, Ms. Filippone oversees an ambitious $3.1 billion growth plan that includes the building and renovation of academic and research buildings, dormitories, and athletic facilities on all five UMass campuses.
The UMass Building Authority is currently managing more than 40 construction projects that will significantly improve teaching, learning and student life at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Boston, Dartmouth, Lowell, and Worcester. Ms. Filippone, works together with UMass President Martin T. Meehan, the Board of Trustees, and the campuses to deliver the most cost-effective, highest quality construction of world class buildings to support the mission of the University.
Ms. Filippone joined UMBA in 2012 as Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary-Treasurer. As CFO, she managed all aspects of finance, including controller, treasury, risk management, business systems, and capital planning.
Prior to joining UMBA in June 2012, Ms. Filippone served in various positions at The Broad Institute since 2008, including Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Treasurer, Senior Financial Officer and Controller. Previously, she was Director of Allston Finance at Harvard University. Prior to that, Ms. Filippone spent 12 years at the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority where she held various positions including Director of Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Controller. She began her career at Coopers & Lybrand and has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1991. She received a B.S. from Babson College.
Ms. Filippone is a member of several professional organizations including the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Treasurer’s Club of Boston, Financial Executives International, Boston Women in Public Finance and Babson College BASE.
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