Meet the Staff

Jeanne Deree, Associate Vice President-Finance & Business Services

BSBA- Bryant College; MBA- Isenberg School of Management, UMASS Amherst; CMA - Institute of Management Accountants

Phone Number: 508-626-4523

Hometown: Westport, Massachusetts

Something You May Not Know About Me:

I knit and crochet. Everything from hats and mittens to outfits for my puppy. I love snow days where I can curl up on the couch and cast on a new project.  In order to sustain this hobby, I’ve developed a yarn obsession!

Natasha Bizanos-Ashe, Director: Procurement and Contracts

University of Mass, Amherst, Bachelor of Arts, 1989; Western New England College School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1992

Phone Number: 508-626-4560

Massachusetts Certified Public Purchasing Official (MCPPO), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), & Certified Inspector General Investigator (CIGI); Association of Inspectors Generals.

Areas of Responsibility:

• Oversees Procurement Function
• Drafts Requests for Proposals
• Approves Requisitions
• Reviews, Drafts and Negotiates Contracts 
• Manages Insurance Policies
• Provides Banner Approver Training

Erica Henault, Assistant Controller

Master’s in Business Administration (M.B.A.), Nichols College, Dudley, MA; Bachelor’s in Science Business Administration (B.S.B.A.), Nichols College, Dudley, MA; Associate’s in Science Business Administration Transfer (A.S.B.A.), QCC

Phone Number: 508-626-4519

Something you may not know about me:

like to travel domestically and internationally. am lucky to have a lot of family all around the U.S., they always encourage a visit. The Cape has a special place in my heart with my family and friends. love deep sea fishing out of Narragansett, Cape Cod and Salisbury, I try to get out a handful of times in the season!

Areas of responsibility:

• Liaison between General Accounting and Student Accounts G/L interface
• Oversee General Accounting staff day to day functions

Shawn Aldrich, Accounting Manager

B.S - Finance, Framingham State University; M.B.A. - Management, Framingham State University

Phone Number: .

Something You May Not Know About Me:

I am a U.S.A.F. veteran, husband and father to three beautiful little girls.  

Areas of Responsibility: 

• Support Assistant Controller and Controller
• Oversee & manage general accounting & revenue collection
• Review bank & GL reconciliations
• Oversee processing & recording of various University revenues
• Student refunds
• Oversee Foundation revenue recording & billing
• Liason between the Business Office, Student Accounts and Admissions/Continuing Education

Rhonda Spindel, Revenue Accountant

MBA - Bentley University, BA Economics – Framingham State University, AS Business Administration - Dean College

Phone Number: 508-626-4518

Home Town: Milford, MA

Something You May Not Know About Me: 

• I am a proud Mom, and Grandmom!
• Love those Patriots!

Areas of Responsibility:

• Revenue Receipt and Deposits
• All University Returned Payments
• Petty Cash Requests Replenishment
• Banner Payment Sessions Review & Finalization

Kristin Aker, Accountant II

A.S. Retail Management, Mass. Bay Comm. College

Phone Number: 508-626-4525

Hometown: Southboro, MA

Something You May Not Know About Me:

I grew up in Framingham and live in Southboro with my husband, son, and daughter. I am an advisor for The Int’l Order of the Rainbow for Girls and The Order of DeMolay (both Masonic Youth Organizations) and do a lot with the Masons/Shriners. My hobbies include scrapbooking, photography, some sewing/crafts, listening to music, especially Jimmy Buffet.  I love being near the water and I am die-hard Patriots fan.

 Areas of Responsibility:

• Petty Cash Audits & Reconciliations
• Bank Reconciliations
• Vendor Stop Payments
• Commission Accounts

Kristie Hurley, Accountant I: Accounts Payable

Middlesex Community College, Northeastern University, University of Phoenix

Phone Number: 508-626-4579

Hometown: Waltham, Massachusetts

Something You May Not Know About Me:

Prior to coming to FSU I studied Cosmetology and Criminology, I love spending time with my niece, nephew, friends, and family and serve as a caregiver for my parents. When I have the time, I love to travel, preferably to Tennessee.

Areas of Responsibility:

• Accounts Payable Processing

Kristie Hurley also serves as a Notary Public for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Shayna Charlton, Accountant I: Accounts Payable

B.A. in History from Framingham State University; Paralegal Certificate from the Center for Legal Studies

Phone Number: 508-626-4521

Hometown: North Grafton, Massachusetts

Something You May Not Know About Me:

I alternate my time between my apartment in Framingham and my family's home in North Grafton.

Areas of Responsibility:

• Accounts Payable Processing

Moira Rouse, Capital Construction Procurement Manager

Bachelor of Arts and Master of Public Administration from Clark University, Worcester, MA

Phone Number: 508-626-4933

Massachusetts Certified Public Purchasing Official (MCPPO)

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Primary procurement contact for the Facilities & Capital Planning departments for Chapters 149 or 30, Construction Contracts & repair bids & contracts, RFPs, bids or quotes >$10K.
  • Prepare bids / RFPs. Assist in vendor negotiations & contact before, during & after bid; resolve issues.
  • Oversight, reconciliation, & reporting for all capital projects, construction in progress, & capital grants & or ISAs. Provide accounting, budgeting, & financial analysis support for same.
  • Assist/backup to the Director of Procurement & Contracts Management

Lucy Prespolis, Accountant IV - AP Supervisor/Grants Assistant

A.S.:Aquinas College of Newton

Phone Number: 508-626-4533

Hometown: Watertown, Massachusetts

Something You May Not Know About Me:

I love music, Broadway, travel and reading. I have a bucket list of celebrities I want to meet and places I want to see and have been working on checking them off!