(Aug. 14, 2019) – UTSA has named Mary G. Hernandez as its inaugural Assistant Vice President of Administration and Operations, effective Aug. 1.
As part of the Office of the Vice President for Business Affairs executive team, Hernandez will manage strategic initiatives and programs to support the division and will assist with the implementation of institutional initiatives. She will play an integral role in creating an operational model for the division that leverages the expertise, talent and skills of the Business Affairs staff.
Additionally, Hernandez will oversee the implementation of the service centers for budget/finance and communications. Her experience in business process redesign will be a valuable asset as the university moves toward an efficient service-focused model. Hernandez also will assist the division in becoming a trusted business partner to others across the institution.
Drawing on a career of more than 20 years in higher education administration, Hernandez joins UTSA from Texas Southmost College in Brownsville, Texas, where she served as the university president’s chief of staff and board liaison. She previously worked at Texas State Technical College in Harlingen, Texas as the senior executive director for Procurement and Travel Services. In this role, she served as the statewide lead for Procurement and Travel Services for 10 campuses and the System’s administration. She also spent seven years at the University of Texas at Brownsville in various roles in Business Affairs and Purchasing.
Hernandez earned her Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences and her Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Brownsville. She also is a certified Texas purchasing manager.
Learn more about the UTSA Office of the Vice President for Business Affairs.
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