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Tiffany Farina, CRA, CFRA

Tiffany Farina, CRA, CFRA

Director of Finance and Administration
North Carolina Institute for Public Health
Director of Finance and Administration
Public Health Leadership Program
  • 221C Rosenau Hall
  • Campus Box 8165
  • 135 Dauer Drive
  • Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Tiffany Farina, CRA, CFRA, is the director of finance and administration for the North Carolina Institute for Public Health (NCIPH) and the Public Health Leadership Program at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. As a member of the leadership team, she is responsible for managing NCIPH’s overall budget, planning and reporting on financial issues and ensuring compliance with relevant external and University policies related to business practices. She is a data geek who enjoys revamping arcane policies and procedures using objective information to increase capacity and improve outcomes for her customers.

Tiffany has a background in business and accounting, with previous professional experiences in both industry and higher education. As a New Hampshire native, she is thankful to live in a state where the climate is amenable to year-round outdoor living. In her free time, Tiffany enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons, exploring our vast state and finding new healthy recipes to try.

Staff/Administrative Duties

- Budget development and management

- Fiscal planning and strategy

- Reporting and personnel administration

Education

MS, Accounting, Plymouth State University, 2017

CRA, Certified Research Administrator, Research Administrators Certification Council, 2017

CFA, Certified Financial Research Administrator, Research Administrators Certification Council, 2017

CPCU, Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter, American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters, 2004

BS, Management, Keene State College, 2001

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