Vice Chancellor for Finance & Administration, University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

Grace Crickette, ARM, CGEIT, CCEP-I, CCSA, SHRM-SCP, SPHR is passionate about creating innovative programs that elevate the reputation of the organization, provide a positive employee experience, and result in lasting change and sustainable savings. She is an accomplished Administrator and Financial Executive, Chief Risk Officer, and Chief Compliance Officer, with an exceptional record of success in leading institutional strategic business planning, finance and budgeting, administration and operations management, investment and business growth, and governance and risk management for the 3 of the top ranked Public Universities and Health Systems. She currently serves as the Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire.

Grace was chosen in 2011 as one of Business Insurance’s Women to Watch. Grace was also selected by Business Insurance magazine for their 2011 Risk Management Honor Roll. Also in 2011, Treasury and Risk magazine named Grace as one of the “100 Most Influential People in Finance”, and she was recipient of the West & North America Awards in 2011 and the Information Security Executive (ISE) of the Decade Award in 2012. In 2017, PHI Protection Network (PPN) recognized her for her dedication to protecting health information awarding her the PHI Hero’s Award.

Grace currently serves on the ISACA CGEIT Certification Working Group and is Co-Chair of the Information Technology Security Community for ASIS International

Grace is an alum of the University of Redlands, Harvard Business School, and Harvard Graduate School.