Finance & Budget

The RPM financial management team provides support, leadership and resources to encourage responsible stewardship of financial resources as outlined in the UM Statement on Stewardship and UM Standard Practice Guide (SPG). Team members provide summary reports and projections to facilitate financial planning and monitor financial activity for Engineering Administration units and offices.

Shelly Crundwell

Shelly Crundwell

Financial Director

Phone: (734) 647-7065
Office: 2412 LEC

Rebekah Smith

Rebekah Smith

Finance Director of Operations

Phone: (734) 647-2273
Office: 2444 LEC

Boris Atanasov

Budget Analyst Lead

Phone: (734) 763-7780

Edward Brock

Edward Brock

Financial Specialist Intermediate

Phone: (734) 763-9042

Debi Dault

Debi Dault

Financial Specialist Senior

Phone: (734) 936-2718

James Jensen

Financial Analyst Senior

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Pam McGuinty

Budget Analyst Senior

Phone: (734) 252-8336

Laurie Rau

Laurie Rau

Financial Specialist Senior

Alex Wilkerson

Financial Specialist Intermediate


CoE Budget Resources
This page provides information, resources, and tools to help CoE staff understand the CoE and UM budget processes.

Financial Transaction Request (FTR)

Internal Controls


Hosting and Travel Policies

Finance & Budget Helpful Links

Financial Operations

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Payroll Office

Procurement FAQs

Shared Service Center

 CoE Financial Contact by Topic

– Cash Handling Best Practices
– Capital Projects
– Cost Sharing
– Endowed Chair Activity
– Gifts & Endowments
– Internal Controls
– Journal Entry Procedures
– M-Pathways Financials
– P-Card Policy
– Research Administration
– Research Overruns & Disallowances
– RIP I Allocations
– RIP III Allocations
– Tech Tools Policy
– Travel & Hosting Policy
– University Investment Pool