Trine names Warren assistant vice president for finance

April 29, 2020

Kayla WarrenTrine University has promoted Kayla Warren, who has served as controller since 2016, to the new position of assistant vice president for finance.

“Kayla has done outstanding work in managing the accounting functions for Trine University, including helping streamline our purchase card process,” said Jody Greer, vice president for finance. “Her efforts have been and are vital to maintaining financial stability at Trine, and I am excited to see all she will accomplish in this new position.”

In her new role, Warren will be responsible for the oversight of the annual audit and for the preparation of the annual budget. She also will be responsible for tracking cash flow — including establishing, monitoring and enforcing internal controls — and investing excess cash as warranted.

She will oversee student accounts and staff accountants and will be responsible for back-up of all positions in the university’s Business Office.

“It was always a goal of mine to become a controller at a university. I love the atmosphere, the optimism and being around collegiate sports,” Warren said. “To have an opportunity to go beyond that goal at my alma mater is so thrilling. I thoroughly enjoy working with our awesome faculty and staff and our team in the Business Office. In this role, I hope to gain a more holistic view of university financial operations while doing my part to keep Trine surging forward in this rapidly changing environment.” 

Warren was named to the board of the Steuben County Community Foundation last year. She lives in Steuben County with her husband Noah, who serves as Trine’s head women’s golf coach, and their two children.

She earned her bachelor of science in business administration with a major in accounting from Trine University in 2006, and completed additional coursework to meet the requirements for the CPA exam at Purdue University in 2007. She has been a certified public accountant in Indiana since 2010.

Last Updated: 04/29/2020

News Information

Read More

All News
Center for Sports Studies

Trine podcast discusses coaching youth

March 2, 2023

A longtime area high school baseball coach and educator discusses the coaching profession and strategies for effectively leading youth in the newest episode of Trine University’s Center for Sports Studies podcast.

1/3
Cat Benson PGA

Benson named Indiana PGA president

March 2, 2023

Cat Benson, dean of Trine University’s Ketner School of Business and director of its golf management program, was elected the first female president of the Indiana Section PGA on Monday, Feb. 27.

2/3
Bethany Schmitt

Trine student honored at ‘Realizing the Dream’

March 1, 2023

INDIANAPOLIS — Bethany Morgan Schmitt, a Trine University sophomore from Fort Wayne, Indiana, majoring in exercise science/pre-physical therapy, was one of 29 first-generation Indiana college students named as a “Realizing the Dream” recipient by the Independent Colleges of Indiana (ICI).

3/3