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About the UVA Fund

Thank you for your interest in the UVA Fund.  Our mission is to provide financial management options to help your group enrich the University of Virginia community.  From establishing new scholarships to event support, we strive to make the administrative process easy and efficient.  Whether you are a volunteer student group or a department on Grounds, we have a solution for your accounting and financial management needs.

We look forward to offering you exemplary service.  Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or comments.

Garrette Ashley, Chief Financial Officer

UVA Fund Team

Client services & general questions
(434) 243-9000

Sean Celander
Associate Director, Client Relations
(434) 243-5962

Fund Management

Brian Garrison
Director, UVA Fund
(434) 982-1453

Gift Accounting and Deposits

Associate Director, Gift Processing

(434) 243-9060


Patricia Wharam
Specialist, Accounting
(434) 243-1884

Steve Geer
Accounting Associate
(434) 243-9009

Executive Leadership Team

Lily West
President & CEO, University of Virginia Alumni Association

Garrette Ashley
Chief Financial Officer, University of Virginia Alumni Association

Brian Garrison
Director, UVA Fund

Board of Managers


We are committed to always doing the right thing. That is why we have an ethics and compliance program and why we have adopted this Whistleblower Policy.  The Policy is specifically designed to be part of an effective program to prevent and detect violations of law and conduct.

Anyone believing they are aware of a violation of law or conduct is expected and encouraged to report their concerns.  There are many ways to report a concern or incident related to this Policy.  You may discuss it with management, the COO, CFO and/or the CEO, or the Chair of the Board of Managers by calling (434) 243-9001. For serious matters, you may also use the confidential Ethics Hotline.

Serious concerns may be reported confidentially and anonymously in either of the following ways: