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Administrative Offices

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Fiscal operations of the University are managed by the Controller’s Office.  Our mission is to provide accurate, timely and meaningful information to the administration, faculty, staff, students and external constituencies of the University in a dependable and courteous manner. Central to our stewardship is to formulate, administer and communicate policies and procedures of the University to maintain and enhance compliance with applicable laws, rules, regulations and general accepted accounting practices.

The Controller's Office supports the following areas:

Important Numbers

Federal Employer Identification Number (EIN): 23-1352668 (However, for grant reporting purposes, HHS will often add a prefix and suffix to the above number. i.e. 1 23-1352668-A)

Commonwealth of PA Sales Tax Exempt Number: 75-402121

Commonwealth of PA Vendor Number: 117574

Duns Number: 079497681

Controller’s Office Staff

Name Title Phone and Email Location
Marty Beckerman Director of Student Accounting Services 215-596-8863
Kline Hall
Room 103
Rochelle Belt Accounts Payable Specialist 215-596-8858
Kline Hall
Room B06
Lauren Cawley Post Award Financial Manager 215-596-8861
Kine Hall Room B05
Lisa Corrato Student Account Coordinator 215-596-8860
Kline Hall
Room 107
Joann Florio Cashier 215-596-8857
Kline Hall
Room 108
Justin Friedberg Staff Accountant 215-596-7475
Kine Hall
Room B05
Edward Gallagher Copy Center Operator 215-596-8989
4619 Woodland Ave.
Vincent Horn Purchasing Manager 215-596-7532
Kline Hall
Room B04
Brigid Isackman Controller/AVP for Finance 215-596-8701
Kline Hall
Room 105
Anne McMahon Budget Director 215-596-7461
Kine Hall
Room B08
Kelly Mercer Payroll Manager 215-596-8997
Kline Hall
Room 106
Karen Miller Associate Controller 215-596-7433
Kline Hall
Room B05
Cathy Mini Operations Coordinator/Student Services Representative 215-596-8901
Wilson Hall
Room 130
Mary Policastro Mail Room Operator 215-596-8799
4619 Woodland Ave.
Karen Rayner Accounts Payable Specialist 215-596-7434
Kline Hall
Room B06
Theresa Reilly Financial Coordinator 215-596-8946
Wilson Hall
Room 130
Lexie Volakis

Senior Budget Analyst

Kline Hall
Room B07
Shannon Watts

Student Accounts Coordinator/Loan Processing

Kline Hall
Room 109
Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday:
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Brigid K. Isackman


Office Location: Kline Hall, Room 105
University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495