Trent Grocock was appointed the Vice President of Finance on June 10. In this role Trent, will direct the offices of the Controller, Treasury Services, Budget, Procurement Services, Financial Planning and Analysis, and the Northeast Neighborhood Redevelopment. His responsibilities will include oversight of the University budgets, capital planning, treasury management, procurement, real estate acquisitions and development, financial reporting and analysis, accounting and financial services, the tax department, research and sponsored programs accounting, payroll and accounts payable.
Trent is a Higher Education Fellow as designated by Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College and is an active member in the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO). Trent has been employed at the University since 2001. In his role as AVP of Financial Planning & Analysis, Grocock graduated from Notre Dame in 1989 with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in Finance.
Trent most recently served as the Associate Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis, a role in which he provided financial recommendations to University officers and Trustees, short-term and long-term strategic financial planning, developed executive level reporting, analyzed University assets, liabilities and contingency levels.
Prior to joining the Finance team at Notre Dame, Trent was employed as the Assistant Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis for the Medical Protective Company (General Electric subsidiary located in Fort Wayne, Indiana). He has been a member of the LOGAN board of directors since 2012 and was board chair from 2016 – 2018. He also serves on the Rink Foundation Board, a local scholarship foundation that awards funds to deserving students.