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Louis M. Spiro

Louis M. Spiro

Interim Vice President for Administration and Finance

Lou was a member of The College at Brockport community for over 33 years until retiring in 2012. Starting as the Director of Institutional Research in 1979, he became the Assistant Vice President for Finance and Management in 1995, and the Vice President for Administration and Finance in 2004.

An "active retirement" then began with an immediate six month assignment as the Interim Executive Director of the Brockport Auxiliary Services Corporation. This was followed by several volunteer positions at Temple B'rith Kodesh in Rochester, New York: Synagogue President for two years, Interim Executive Director for one year and Campaign Coordinator for one year. Other board memberships have included the Rochester Jewish Federation, the Rochester Synagogue Council and the Farash Foundation Jewish Advisory Council.

Returning after nearly six years to The College at Brockport as the Interim Vice President for Administration and Finance is a fascinating opportunity to look at the College from a new perspective and to make some changes and recommendations that will make it easier for the next Vice President to be successful. At the same time, some things do remain the same, as my goals are to help the Administration and Finance staff to be successful and to work closely with my Cabinet colleagues and the President so that The College at Brockport can continue to be successful.


Assistant Vice President for Facilities and Planning

Wendy Cranmer

Wendy Cranmer

Assistant Vice President for Human Resources

As Assistant Vice President for Human Resources, Ms. Cranmer oversees the coordination of all human resources activities on campus including policy and procedure development, administration of five labor contracts, affirmative action, position classification and compensation, benefits administration, payroll, regulatory compliance, administration of evaluation and rewards systems, recruitment, selection and placement activities, orientation, training and professional development.

Karen Riotto

Karen M. Riotto

Assistant Vice President for Finance and Management

Karen Riotto was hired as the Assistant Vice President for Finance and Management at the College at Brockport in February 2008.

Karen comes from the State University of New York College at Oswego, where she has worked for over eleven years. She most recently served as Director of Accounting. Karen earned a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from SUNY Oswego. She also earned a Bachelor of Art in Economics and Management Science from the State University of New York College at Cortland.

Karen is responsible for the Budget Office, Student Accounts and Accounting, and Procurement and Payment Services. She represents her Division on a number of campus-wide committees and participate in the development of external campus partnerships that have financial implications.

Dana Weiss

Dana Weiss

Executive Director, Brockport Auxiliary Service Corporation (BASC)

Dana Weiss started as Executive Director of BASC in January 2013. She has over thirty years of auxiliary service management experience, most of which has been at the Long Island University, C. W. Post Campus in Brookville, New York, where she progressed throughout her career and most recently served as the Associate Provost for Operations and Auxiliary Enterprises. In that role, Dana was the campus business manager overseeing the daily operation of the Campus Services Division which included Conference Services, Technical Support Services, Facilities Services, Campus Dining Services, Bookstore, Youth Programs, and the University Au Pair program. During her tenure, in cooperation with various divisions across campus, Dana successfully developed and launched new auxiliary services initiatives. She is looking forward to positioning BASC as an integral partner in Brockport’s on-going strategic planning process.

Dana earned her MBA from Long Island University, Brentwood Campus. She also holds a Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice/Security Administration and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology and Anthropology.

BASC is a 501c(3) corporation providing auxiliary services to the campus. These services include: Dining Services (rated the #1 food service operation within SUNY), the Bookstore (rated #3 overall), vending, campus ID, summer conferences, College Support Program, agency accounting, ATMs, and residential laundry. In addition, BASC manages the Welcome Center/Parking Services for the campus.

BASC is a stand-alone entity, which employs approximately sixty-six CSEA union employees, thirty non-union management and clerical staff, and approximately 250 student employees.

Last Updated 3/15/18

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