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.
Budget reporting and analysis
Core fund management & allocation
Revenue forecasting & commitment tracking
Budget related legislative analysis
Liaison to Governor’s budget office (OFM) & legislative staff
Ad hoc reporting & analysis for decision support
University workgroup/ committee service