Bob Allison is the Executive Director of Finance for the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania. Bob began working at Penn in 1988 as an Accountant/Financial Analyst at CPUP, and has held positions in Business Services and the Comptroller's Office before joining the School of Arts and Sciences in September, 2004. Bob has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from St. Joseph's University and is a CPA licensed in Pennsylvania.
In his role as Executive Director of Finance, Bob is primarily responsible for ensuring the success of the School's Regional Business Offices, which provide financial and administrative support to the School's faculty and researchers. Bob is also responsible for providing fiscal oversight for the School, ensuring compliance with University and governmental policies, and representing SAS on several University-wide committees.