Spotlight on Volunteers

John Crawford

John Crawford

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Business Management and Chief Financial Officer, Texas A&M Engineering Program

Number of Years in Higher Education: 20

Involvement with SACUBO

I have been attending SACUBO conferences since 1999. I am currently serving as the 3rd Vice President, Chair of the Audit Committee, and Chair of the ad hoc Membership Committee. I have previously served as the Chair of the Research Constituent Committee, Chair of the Audit Committee, and Chair of the Distinguished Service Committee. I have spoken several times at SACUBO conferences.

An Interesting Fact

I am a huge fan of live music – primarily classic rock and red dirt/Texas country music.

Decision to Volunteer with SACUBO

I got involved with SACUBO at the urging of my former CFO, Terry Pankratz, and I’m extremely glad I did. SACUBO is a top notch professional development opportunity. And, the networking and friends I have met have been invaluable.


Darrell Duncan

Associate Vice President for Finance, Lipscomb University

Number of Years in Higher Education: 20

Involvement with SACUBO

I have been involved with SACUBO at least 5 years. I am currently the Board Member at Large for Small Institutions. I serve on the Scholarship Committee, ad hoc Business Partner Relations Committee, and ad hoc Finance Committee. I am a former SACUBO speaker on Strategic Financial Management and Lean Six Sigma Methodologies.

An Interesting Fact

I was in a country music video with the Statler Brothers and Lorrie Morgan as an extra.

Decision to Volunteer with SACUBO

SACUBO is so relevant to my daily work in higher education, and it is helping me further develop as a leader. SACUBO members are knowledgeable and friendly and can help you and your institution. Join SACUBO now!


Tracy Geake

Divisional Budget Coordinator, University of North Florida

Number of Years in Higher Education: 18

Involvement with SACUBO

I have been going to SACUBO events since the Fall Workshop in 2011. I am the Chair of the Comprehensive and Doctoral Constituent Committee and a member of the Professional Development Committee, and I introduce speakers at our conferences.

An Interesting Fact

I have lived in Florida for 27 years now, but I will always be a Michigan girl at heart.

Decision to Volunteer with SACUBO

I have always enjoyed going to the Fall Workshops and Annual Meetings. The people are so nice and I love to network, so why not get involved? It has helped me get more courageous and step out of my comfort zone.


Jeremy DiGorio

Financial Analysis Manager, Rollins College

Number of Years in Higher Education: 8

Involvement with SACUBO

I have attended SACUBO events for 3 years. I am on the Small Institutions Constituent Committee, and I am the Chair of the Host Committee for the 2019 Annual Meeting. I spoke at the 2018 Annual Meeting on Travel and Expense Management.

An Interesting Fact

I have become overly interested and a frequent cruise traveler in recent years.

Decision to Volunteer with SACUBO

I want to give back to an organization that has given me a lot so far. Also, the networking provides great colleagues and good friends for years to come. Get involved!

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