Dudich provides leadership and oversight for all aspects of the University’s financial administration including development and administration of financial policies and procedures; accounting; external auditing; accounts payable and receivable; insurance programs; benefits plans; operating and capital budgets; capital projects financing; management over the University’s relationships with credit rating agencies and lenders; management of the University’s real estate portfolio, and various third-party relationships with outsourced investment managers for endowed assets.
Dudich, previously served as the budget director for the State of Indiana, overseeing the State’s $34 billion annual operating and capital budget, collaborating with Gov. Eric Holcomb and staff, the Indiana General Assembly and state agency directors on fiscal policy, overall budget management and state policy issues. His prior experience includes overseeing the finances and administrations of the State of Illinois, the Indiana Commission for Higher Education, the City of Indianapolis and the Office of the Mayor, where he served as controller and then chief of staff for former Mayor Greg Ballard. Dudich earned a Bachelor of Science in public financial management from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University, Bloomington.