New Associate Director of Grants and Contract Accounting

Financial & Business Services is pleased to announce that Ken Erickson is joining the Controller / Financial Management department. Effective August 1, 2012, Ken will be the Associate Director of Grants and Contract Accounting and will report directly to Laura Howat, University Controller.

Ken is a graduate of Brigham Young University with a Master of Accountancy degree in Financial Accounting and Auditing. Ken also has a Bachelor of Science degree from BYU in Accounting.

Ken has broad experience in public accounting (in Los Angeles and Salt Lake City with Deloitte Touche), in the private sector – primarily in manufacturing and aerospace (in Dallas, TX and Cleveland, OH), and in the worldwide public sector (research grants and government contracts – with the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Air Force, other U.S. agencies, and with multiple research and development entities and labs in the U.S., in Canada and in the United Kingdom).

Ken was most recently the Corporate Controller (and prior to that the Director, Internal Audit) at Corrpro Companies, Inc., in Medina, Ohio (the worldwide leader in corrosion control and engineering services).

Ken will be relocating to this area. Please join Financial & Business Services in welcoming him to the University of Utah.