staff of the chief financial officer

  finance and administration
chief financial officer


Patrick J. Wamsley, CPA
Chief Financial Officer

Finance provides essential financial services to the Medical University of South Carolina community. Our various departments, comprised of a hundred plus dedicated, loyal and experienced employees interact daily with departments across the colleges, research areas and hospitals to support an environment of learning, discovery, and clinical care.

The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for providing management and leadership to the units in Finance as well as providing support to the other key missions of MUSC. The Chief Financial Officer reports to the Vice President for Finance and Administration.

Finance is comprised of five major areas providing service in the following functional activities: accounting services, accounts payable, budgeting, financial analysis, cash management, financial reporting, payroll services, property control, purchasing, regulatory compliance, revenue collection and tax support.

The five major areas of Finance are: • Budget & Analysis • Controller • Grants & Contracts Accounting • Purchasing • Systems & Procedures

CONGRATULATIONS Debbie Cannon     debbie cannon

Debbie Cannon Earns Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) Credential

Debbie was among 130 professionals who successfully completed the CPPO examination held October 14-26, 2013.  This prestigious certification is an outstanding honor for individuals employed in the public procurement profession and is an asset to their specific division of governmental administration.

To become certified as a CPPO, Debbie had to demonstrate through an application process that she met specific requisites established by the UPPCC (Universal Public Procurement Certification Council).  She then had to take a comprehensive written examination which she passed.

Please join the University Purchasing Staff in congratulating Debbie for this monumental accomplishment.


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