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A Legacy of Empowering Your Team with University of Arizona CBO Lisa Rulney

Lisa Rulney is Senior Vice President for Business Affairs and CFO at University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. In this episode, Lisa joins our host Donna Schiele to talk about the benefits of longevity, the value of constructive criticism, and the importance of focusing on financial sustainability.

“More than ever, we have to have a focus on efficient operations and innovation,” she says. She talks about the value in being forced to pivot quickly to online learning and the ways that helped them better understand how to operate efficiently. “We also need to respond rapidly to signals in the market, which isn’t something institutions have done well in the past.” She goes on to talk about how everyone needs to find their people and have a pool of like-minded colleagues to discuss issues and ideas.

Join us for a conversation with Lisa as she talks about a legacy of making those around her stronger, empowering her team to take risks, and sharing her own mistakes so everyone can learn from them.

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