Leadership Team

Sr. Director of Financial Systems & Operations, Finance & Operations

Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x5755

Yvonne serves as a liaison between the Finance & Operations department, IT resources, and the WPI Unified Digital Campus (UDC) project teams. She participates in cross-divisional teams engaged in promoting data stewardship, data access, and applying administrative systems best practices to the university. In her position, Yvonne applies practical business experience and technical knowledge to collaborate with other staff to support the initiatives of the UDC. Yvonne holds a BS in Accounting from Central Connecticut State University, and an MBA from Nichols College. Visit the Banner Finance ...

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Assistant VP, Finance & Operations, Finance & Operations

Phone: +1 (508) 8315725 x5725

Olga Klochkova is the Assistant Vice President of Finance & Operations. She is a critical thought partner on both strategic and tactical financial decision-making to the EVP/CFO. Olga is responsible for developing and directing effective budget and planning processes in alignment with the strategic priorities of the WPI, performing high quality financial analyses and financial modeling along with actionable recommendations, and communicating financial information and insights to department and division leaders, the senior leadership, and Board of Trustees. She joined WPI in 2019, ...

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Associate Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, Finance & Operations

In her nearly 20 years at WPI, Rachel has assumed a variety of leadership roles across the university. As a member of the university administration, Rachel is responsible for cross-functional collaboration to drive strategic initiatives and data-driven decision making. This includes managing university-level initiatives in areas such as the strategic plan, operational excellence, and institutional data analysis. Formed in mid-2021, the office of strategic initiatives and university analytics serves as a central hub for supporting change management using a data-driven approach.

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Chief of Police, WPI Police

Steve is the Director of Public Safety and Chief of Police at WPI, responsible for leadership, management, and operation of the WPI Police Department, oversight of the university’s card access control system, and the WPI student – operated EMS service.  Chief Marsh has over thirty years of law enforcement experience, including twenty-six years of service with the Massachusetts State Police, retiring as a Lieutenant in 2018. Steve spent 5 years with WPI Police as the Deputy Chief before appointment as the Chief in January of 2023.  Steve is a lifelong resident of central ...

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Headshot of  Vijay Menta, CIO and VP of IT
CIO-Executive, Information Technology

Phone: x6075

Vijay Menta is WPI’s Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer. He oversees Network Operations, Systems Services, Application Administration, Data Architecture, Enterprise Resource Planning, Support Services, Project Management, Academic Technologies, Research Computing, and IT Security for WPI community and plays a major role in the strategic initiatives of the university. Vijay joined WPI from Middlebury College where he was the Vice President & CIO. While there, he directed the completion of the Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) project for the ...

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