With more than 18 years in the financial accounting and management sector, Jasmine Finley has worked with highly regarded corporations across the academia, healthcare and not-for-profit industries to effectively manage cash flow and maximize revenue. Currently, Jasmine serves as the Director of Finance for the University of Chicago Department of Radiology where she is responsible for the development and oversight of a $80M operational budget. In this role, Jasmine also develops business plans and financial models for all major service programs and initiatives, in addition to making contributions to the strategic planning and policy development processes.
Jasmine’s unique gift is such – helping others to analyze internal and external resources in an effort to create new ideas, innovation, products as well as to enhance market share. She has proven to be a great asset to for-profit and not-for-profit corporations, alike, with her skill to increase capacity through infrastructure development. Notably, Jasmine streamlined procurement, documentation and reporting processes for a seven-location, national not-for-profit organization. Additionally, she transitioned the organization from small business banking to commercial banking in working with senior leadership to create a sustainable business model and establish a healthy financial department.
Jasmine is passionate about racial and gender diversity in the financial sector and C-Suite. Recently, she was tapped to share her views on the “Women in Finance” panel at the 2018 CFO Chicago, an invitation-only conference uniting thought leaders for collaboration and exchange around the Office of the Chief Financial Officer. Jasmine also serves as a mentor to mid-level professionals that are pursuing Director and C-Suite positions as well as executive women that are seeking to create legacy.
Jasmine earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Robert Morris University and a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from Roosevelt University. She currently resides in Chicago, Illinois.