Finance and Administration Executive Director for Budget, Planning & Analysis


Kelley Westhoff serves as the Executive Director for Budget, Planning, and Analysis. In this role she oversees WSU’s system-wide operating budget; including planning and implementation of budgeting practices, overseeing state operating budget development and deliverables, and collaborating with leaders on budget related policy development. Kelley is a first generation college student with nearly 20 years’ experience in higher education accounting and budgeting. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and maintains an active license as a certified public accountant. Kelley’s affiliations include the National Association of College and University Business Officers, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Kelley enjoys making complex financial information understandable, working collaboratively to solve problems, and immersing herself in a good Excel spreadsheet.

Service Areas

Operating Budget process development & implementation

Budget reporting and analysis

Core fund management & allocation

Revenue forecasting & commitment tracking

State operating budget request & deliverables

Budget related legislative analysis

Liaison to Governor’s budget office (OFM) & legislative staff

Ad hoc reporting & analysis for decision support

University workgroup/ committee service

Budget Office Organizational Chart