Jane joined the Ballmer Institute in April 2023 and serves as the Director of Research and Financial Operations. Prior to this role, Jane served as the Executive Director of Sponsored Projects & Grants Administration at Oregon Tech. Jane has dedicated her professional career to research administration, supporting private and public institutions of higher education in Oregon. She is a certified research administrator with over a decade of experience in pre- and post-award grants administration. She has supported hundreds of faculty research and institutional grants and appreciates engaging in meaningful collaborations with faculty, students, and staff. She earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in accounting from the University of New Mexico.