Blanca Pauliukevicius, MBA, CPO will begin her role as the CBCS budget director on Monday, Oct. 9. Pauliukevicius will be responsible for the overall fiscal and business management of the college and oversight of the fiscal team. She will provide leadership and direction for the planning, development, and coordination of all budget activities and will participate in developing strategic goals and objectives.
“I am thrilled to be moving to Tampa, FL and joining the remarkable USF CBCS team in the pursuit of excellence," Pauliukevicius said.
Pauliukevicius has more than twenty years of financial management experience, including roles in public and private higher education institutions. Most recently, she served as chief financial officer and senior executive director of business services at Mesalands Community College in New Mexico, where she was responsible for planning, directing, and reviewing the financial activities and operations of the college.
Pauliukevicius has also held finance roles at Loyola Marymount University College of Communications and Fine Arts and La Canasta Furnishings in California and operated a company in which she consulted with minority-owned businesses to increase profitability and productivity.
"I can’t wait to meet the rest of the faculty and staff who are moving CBCS’s mission forward," she said. "I am looking forward to a new academic year filled with learning and collaboration."