Vice President for Finance and Operations

Jeremy C. Alltop began his term as Lamar University’s Vice President for Finance and Operations (VPFO) in January 2020.

Vice President Alltop joined Lamar University after serving as the Senior Associate Dean of Administration and Finance/Chief Financial and Operating Officer at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and its associated multispecialty group clinical practice, University Health. While at Reno, Alltop was responsible for a variety of administrative and clinical functions for a research-intensive and community-based medical school, including finance and accounting, human resources, facilities/space planning, process improvement, research administration, information technology, and healthcare revenue cycle.

Under his leadership, the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine transitioned a $100 million campus in Las Vegas to an independent medical school, negotiated the purchase of a building for a satellite clinical campus, partnered with state Medicaid leaders to secure more than $5 million annually in new funding for clinical teaching activities, developed a strategic plan for the creation of several new clinical departments, expanded community clinical partnerships, and enhanced clinical research through  the creation of a new clinical research center.

Alltop has worked in higher education since 2009 and holds a B.B.A. in Management from Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia, and an M.S. in Administration and Public Administration from Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. He held senior financial management positions at Ohio State University, Indiana University School of Medicine, and West Virginia University School of Medicine before beginning work at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine in 2017. Alltop spent several years working for the State of Ohio and began his career in banking in 2002.