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Mary Daniel Brown

Chief Financial Officer

Mary Daniel Brown is the Center’s Chief Financial Officer and together with the Chief of Staff, holds direct responsibility for the fiscal management and strategic budget planning for the Center.

Prior to joining the Center in September 2004, Mary had been at the University since 1970. She started her career in the Department of Physiology as a departmental secretary, moving to the Vice President and Provost for Health System Office where she initially started out as an executive secretary, moving up to a fiscal technician, business manager and then in September 2000, Lecturer, General Faculty.

Mary continued her education during her career, earning an Associate of Arts in Science degree from Piedmont Virginia Community College, a Bachelor of Business Administration from Averett College and a Master of Business Administration from Averett University while working full-time at U.Va. Mary completed her Master’s degree with a 4.0 grade point average and graduated magna cum laude in her bachelor’s and associate’s degree programs.

Mary has served on a number of committees at the University and in the Charlottesville community during her tenure at the University of Virginia and as a result has received numerous special recognitions and awards.