Global Treasury Operations - About Us

The Global Treasury Operations Team at Columbia University:

→ Manages the opening and closure of bank accounts (domestic and foreign) including the establishment of appropriate signatory requirements

→ Arranges electronic access to bank accounts

→ Promotes electronic payments methods including electronic conversion of checks at point of sale

→ Manages and maintains credit card acceptance and Merchant Services Program

→ Manages and maintains Payment Card Industry (PCI) Compliance Program

→ Opens and advises on the use of lockboxes

→  Manages the daily cash position including the short term investment of surplus cash and the initiation of wires (domestic and foreign)

→ Advises on the appropriate use of petty cash including the observance of internal controls

→ Receives, records and sells securities gifted to the University

→ Provides cash checking facilities on campus

→ Arranges the collection of foreign checks, the issue of letters of credit and other miscellaneous bank services

Reach us at: cashteam@columbia.edu

creditcards@columbia.edu 

Who We Are

Patricia Reid

Associate Treasurer, Global Treasury Operations

212-854-9685

pr2296@columbia.edu

 

Karen Oprea

Director, Global Treasury Operations

212-851-0417

ko2395@columbia.edu

 

Cory Zemba

Associate Director, Global Treasury Operations

212-854-9704

cz2256@columbia.edu

 

Katie Todd

Assistant Director, PCI Compliance and Merchant Account Services

212-854-9694

kt2500@columbia.edu

 

Robert DiTondo

Manager, Global Treasury Operations

212-854-9706

rd2624@columbia.edu

 

 

For General Inquiries

cashteam@columbia.edu

creditcards@columbia.edu