Kathy Illian is currently the Director of Finance and Administration for the Department of Neurology at the Anschutz Medical Campus. Prior to this role she served for many years as the Financial Services Trainer and Technology Developer for the CU Denver Finance Office. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Business / Computer Information Systems from Metropolitan State College of Denver, and a Master’s degree in Education / Instructional Technologies for Adult Learners from CU Denver.

Kathy has extensive experience in employee training, systems and process analysis, and succession planning. CU awards she has won include “Do the Right Thing” Spot award in 2008, CU Shared Practices (CUSP) Award for “Process Mapping” in 2013, University Hospital President’s Award for “Rock Solid Economics” in 2013, and another CUSP Award in 2015 for the development of an automated “Event Management System."