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Finance & Accounting

The Finance and Accounting Department at Hennepin Technical College oversees all accounting related functions as well as facilities, purchasing, tuition and meeting room rental. The team works together to provide high quality service to the students and third party companies and assure a smooth transition to do business with the college.

Staff Contacts


Joe Wightkin
Vice President of Finance & Operations

Finance & Accounting

Lori Johnson
Director of Finance

Nick Thomas
AR & Budget Lead

Phong Vang
Grant Coordinator

Robbye Evans
Accounts Payable

Teresa Caroon
Accounts Payable & Third Party Billing

Campus Store

Diana Kilpatrick

Laura Soost
Apparel, HBA and Sundries Buyer


Heidi Ricci
Director of Facilities

Armando Arroyo
Building Maintenance Supervisor - Eden Prairie

Dmitri Vang
Evening Building Maintenance Supervisor - Brooklyn Park


Julie Kaiser
Purchasing Supervisor

Amy Regan
Room Scheduler & Office Services

Public Safety

Ryan Branch
Campus Security Officer