Finance and Administration recently filled three key leadership positions, and each of the new hires brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise as well as an eagerness to provide exceptional service to the university.
Robert Holden was appointed associate vice president for auxiliary services, effective Nov. 17; James Shore became senior associate vice president for finance and administration on Feb. 1; and Juan Jarrett has been named associate vice president for human resources, effective April 1.
“I am really looking forward to the depth and diversity of experience that Robert, James and Juan will bring to Finance and Administration’s senior leadership team,” said Ryan Nesbit, vice president for finance and administration.
Holden’s new responsibilities include the coordination and advancement of the Auxiliary Services Division. Holden provides leadership and direction for seven of its operations-UGA Food Services, UGA Parking Services, Campus Transit, the UGA Bookstore, Bulldog Bucks, the UGA Golf Course and Vending Services.
Shore previously served as assistant vice president for budget and financial planning at Wake Forest University. He had more than 11 years of financial administration experience at Wake Forest while serving as a budget analyst, a senior financial management analyst and as head of the university’s Office of Budget and Financial Planning.
As UGA’s budget director, Shore is responsible for the coordination and advancement of the university’s budget planning, development and management processes. His additional responsibilities involve supporting UGA’s teaching, research, public service and student life missions and facilitating operational duties within Finance and Administration.
Jarrett currently is completing his duties as chief human resources officer for the University of Massachusetts Amherst. As associate vice president for human resources, Jarrett will be responsible for the coordination and advancement of the university’s broad spectrum of human resources programs and services critically important to faculty, staff, students and retirees.