Leadership Team

July 14, 2021 Executive Vice President, Administration & Finance, Kelly Fox announced the reorganization of a new unit within A&F aimed at a more effective alignment of resources to accomplish strategic goals and better serve the campus community.

Effective August 1, 2021 Sustainability, Facilities & Safety will be renamed Infrastructure and Sustainability to reflect this new structure. Capital Planning and Space Management joins the unit to better align campus planning, design, construction, and ongoing maintenance of the campus.

MARIA CIMILLUCA

Vice President, Infrastructure and Sustainability 

Ms. Cimilluca joined I&S as its inaugural vice president in January of 2022. Previously she held the position of Vice President Facilities Management at Northeastern University in Boston. She has an extensive background in facilities management including positions at Johns Hopkins University, Cornell University and Franklin & Marshall College in Pennsylvania. Ms. Cimillua received her Bachelor's Degree in Landscape Architecture from Syracuse University/State University of New York; a Master's Degree in Engineering Technology from East Tennessee State University and an MBA from the Cornell University and the Smith School of Business at Queen's University in Canada. She also holds an Associate's Degree in Art/Art Studies from Syracuse University as well as a commercial real estate license from Cornell.

NAZIA ZAKIR

Associate Vice President, Strategy and Compliance

Before accepting her current appointment, Ms. Zakir directed Georgia Tech's Environmental Health & Safety department to meet public health, safety and compliance responsibilities for the campus community. She has spearheaded training and inspection initiatives including Radiological Incident Response, Laser Safety and an increased controls program from the National Nuclear Security Administration. Zakir has been in the safety field for 23 years, with a diverse background working in the Department of Energy National Lab, in a clinical setting as a Medical Physicist and in University Health Physics. She has a master’s degree in Environmental Sciences with a focus on Radiological Physics from Rutgers University. Zakir is also a Certified Health Physicist.

ALEX ORTIZ

Associate Vice President, Sustainability (interim)

JAMIE READY

Associate Vice President, Infrastructure (interim)

 

DAVID GOLDFARB

Senior Director, Finance

Mr. Goldfarb has been the Director of Financial Administration for Infrastructure and Sustainability at Georgia Tech for the past 14 years, overseeing vital processes such as work order requests, annual budgeting and contract completion. Under his charge the number of contracts administered by the Finance unit has nearly doubled and the unit has implemented major technology system enhancements to improve efficiency. Prior to working at Georgia Tech, Goldfarb worked at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Georgia Power Company. 

Assistant Vice President, Planning, Design & Construction

This position is currently vacant.

TOMMY LITTLE

Associate Vice President, Services (interim)