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Ball, Patricia

Patricia Ball

Assistant Dean of Finance and HR
  • School of Education & Human Development


Primary Phone:303-315-4947

Patricia Ball joined the School of Education & Human Development in January 2002, as an Accounting Technician. From October 2002 to September 2003, she worked as Grants and Contracts Coordinator, then from October 2003 to March 2008 as Assistant Director for Grants and Contracts for the school. She then spent 10+ years as the school's HR and Budget Director, before becoming the Assistant Dean of Finance and HR.

Prior to her time at CU Denver, she worked for SAIC/Telcordia Technologies/Bellcore from 1998 – 2001 as an Executive Administrative Assistant, then a Business Analyst, then a Financial Analyst/Project Controller.

Tricia has four children, with whom she enjoys camping, hiking, annual lake vacations, and a variety of sports. She is also an avid reader and enjoys music, film and theater.

Education, Licensure & Certifications

  • BS, Human Nutrition, Dietetics, and Fitness, Colorado State University
  • General Business Certificate (master's level) coursework completed October 2016, University of Colorado Denver
  • Ethical Leadership Certification, December 2018, NASBA Center for the Public Trust
  • MBA, Accounting Concentration, in progress - expected completion December 2020, University of Colorado Denver

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