Amy Carlson has 20 years of experience in higher education, including 9 years at the University of Kansas, where she previously worked as the Manager of Post Award Services at the Higuchi Biosciences Center.
As Director of the O'Leary Shared Service Center, Amy is responsible for cultivating an environment of outstanding customer service and accountability to the units served. She is dedicated to providing a collaborative environment, growth opportunities for staff, and effective working relationships with units across the University.
Ruth Allenbrand has been employed at the University of Kansas for over 20 years, previously working as an Accountant in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Budget Office. Ruth brings 13 years of experience from her work in the CLAS Budget Office, as well as her knowledge of the needs of the College units. As a manager in the O'Leary Shared Service Center, Ruth focuses on ensuring staff provide first-rate customer service to departments in the Humanities and the School of the Arts.
Connie Jordan has over 20 years of experience in human resources and business management. Her KU career began in 2010 as a payroll/grant specialist with the KU Office of Research after transferring from the HR department at Kansas State University. In 2014 she accepted a position as a HR Coordinator supporting various departments within the O'Leary Shared Service Center. Connie currently serves on Staff and University Senate.
Caitlin Day Wedel has been employed at the University of Kansas since 2011. She brings 12 years of experience in business management, accounting and financial aid. As a Finance Manager at O'Leary SSC, Caitlin is tasked with managing the financial operational duties on behalf of O'leary SSC units, while providing support and direction to the O'Leary Finance team. Caitlin is passionate about creating a positive culture in which team members strive to provide excellent customer service while growing personally and professionally.