Meet the Staff

Rachel Trant, Associate Vice President-Finance & Business Services

B.S.B.A-Finance: Northeastern University, A.S.-Accounting: Northeastern University, Institute of educational Leadership: Fellow-Educational Policy & Leadership Program

Phone Number: 508-626-4523

Hometown: Webster, Massachusetts

Something You May Not Know About Me:

  • I'm a music lover, I like it all from Buddy Guy and Joe Bonamassa to classic rock like the Rolling Stones and Aerosmith!
  • I love a good adventure and getting to know new places.
  • Put me next to the water and no matter what: life is good!

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
• Approves Requisitions
• Manages Contracts
• Manages Insurance Policies
• Provides Banner Approver Training

Sherrie Buckley, Staff Assistant: Financial Services


Phone Number: 508-626-4531

Hometown: Sagamore Beach, Massachusetts

Something You May Not Know About Me: 

I am a huge traveler and have traveled to many parts of the word, I was also an entrepreneur with a small part-time travel business.

Areas of Responsibility:

• Student Financial Aid Accounting
• Federal Student Aid GAPS Accounting
• Federal Perkins UAS Accounting
• State Payroll, Interest, Fringe & Tax Treasury Accounting
• State/Trust CR Revenue requirements
• FISAP Reporting
• State AR Reporting

Tammy Till, Manager – Financial Controls

B.S. Accounting: Nichols College, A.S. Business Administration: Southern Vermont College, Certified Internal Auditor-(CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner-(CFE), Certified in Risk Management Assurance, (CRMA)

Phone Number: 508-626-4975

Hometown: Providence, Rhode Island

Areas of Responsibility:

Oversight of Framingham State University’s business operations and activities including the development and review of internal control documentation and the testing of the effectiveness of various fiscal controls in order to assess the University’s compliance with various fiscal regulations and requirements. 

Also, a resource to departments and to the Internal Compliance, Audit & Risk (CAR) Committee and the Board of Trustees CAR Committee. 

Randall Roy, Director of Accounting and Financial Reporting

B.S. University of Maine

Phone Number: 508-626-4758

Home town: Worcester MA

Something you may not know about me:

I have been a musician for many years. I have worked with many bands and created a CD.

Areas of responsibility:

  • Oversee accounting Functions
  • Coordinates audits
  • Oversee the reconciliation process and analytics

Erica Henault, Staff Associate, General Accounting

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:

  • I like to travel domestically and internationally.
  • I 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.
  • I 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

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

Shawn Aldrich, Accountant I

B.S. in Finance from Framingham State University

Phone Number: 508-626-4026

Hometown: Uxbridge, Massachusetts.

Something You May Not Know About Me:

I’m a USAF veteran and FSU alumni. I enjoy spending time with my kids and family, and also playing golf and basketball in my free time.

Kristin Aker, Accountant 1

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

Maura McKie, Accountant II: AP, Budget & Treasury

MS Accounting: Bentley , BS Business Administration: Framingham State

Phone Number: 508-626-4520

Hometown: Northborough, MA

Something You May Not Know About Me:

Prior to returning to college, I was a licensed cosmetologist. 

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Oversee Accountants I: Accounts Payable
  • Process vendor payments, student refunds and admissions refunds
  • Complete budget changes and transfers
  • Initiate the transfer funds between University bank accounts
  • Review and process employee reimbursement requests
  • Approve Banner Access forms for budget
  • Reconcile University investment 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.

Lucy Prespolis, Buyer II

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!

Areas of Responsibility:

• Processes Purchase Orders
• Special Projects/Assignments
• Assists with Change Orders
• Provides Banner Requisitioner Training

Ann Martin, Staff Associate – Procurement & Capital Projects Planning

MBA: Fitchburg State University, BS Liberal Science: Assumption College, AS Business Administration, Fisher Jr College

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

Shayna Charlton

Student Intern

Phone Number: 508-626-4522

Business Office Intern

Ashlyn Kelly

Student Intern

Phone Number: 508-626-4522

Business Office Intern