Welcome David

    Date Posted: 
    Monday, March 23, 2020

    OSC welcomes David Gonzalez to the College of Optical Sciences as the new Director of Finance and Operations. David holds a B.A. in Business Administration and has over 20 years of experience in accounting, finance, and research administration. David comes to us from the Department of Mathematics, where he served as Manager of Business and Finance for the past 15 years. Prior to this position, he oversaw the Research Office for the College of Medicine. 

    Throughout his career at the University, David has managed multi-million dollar budgets that support not only the academic but also the research mission of the University. He has had the opportunity to be involved in the finance and the pre and post research compliance administration of large federal and non-federal grants and contracts from agencies and entities such as: NASA, NSA, NIH, NSF, AOR, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and others. Outside of work, David enjoys playing tennis and also spends his time volunteering as a tennis coach for youth. 

    We are very excited about David’s transition to the Wyant College and feel strongly that over time we will become a highly valued resource for the Wyant College. Given the unique circumstances around David’s arrival, please note his email address for now and as he slowly comes on line you can establish individual lines of communication with him as appropriate. His email address is dgonzalez@optics.arizona.edu. You can also find him on Slack.