With over 20 years of dedicated service in the education sector, Folami is a seasoned professional known for her unwavering commitment to excellence. Passionate about her role, she seamlessly blends her proficiency in finance with her knowledge of HR practices to promote organizational success.
In her role as Business Manager of the Administrative Services team in the Office of International Affairs, Folami’s responsibilities often require her to coordinate with members of different business units. Those responsibilities include managing critical onboarding, work authorizations, payroll management, check distribution, and building access management.
Folami is also responsible for foreign and domestic financial payments, document preparation, and assisting with financial reconciliations. She must often liaise with various UMD offices (UHR, Payroll, Travel & Card Services, Accounts Payable, UMD travel agencies, and academic departments) on payment-related, financial systems, and HR matters. Her capacity for managing both HR and finance functions has proven invaluable in driving OIA success.
Beyond her professional accomplishments, Folami is a devoted wife, a loving mother of two amazing children, and an active member of Sigma Gamma Rho, Sorority Inc. She understands the art of balance, juggling her career aspirations with her family's needs and her personal commitments.
- Office of International Affairs