Wendi Petro, MBA, MS

Director of Finance and Administration

    As Director of Finance and Administration (DFA), Ms. Petro directs the business operations of the MIBH and is a member of the senior leadership team, reporting directly to the Executive Director.  She is experienced at managing large projects and has worked in multiple departments across the CU System.

    At the MIBH, Ms. Petro directs the business operations of the MIBH, has authority over the business affairs, funds and resources of the Department and serves as Fund Administrator.  The DFA represents the MIBH within the Anschutz Medical Campus (AMC), CU Medicine and the University of Colorado, providing essential communication and networking for the effective functioning of these entities.  This role is responsible for providing oversight of the Institute as it relates to business/finance, which includes but is not limited to: creating strong partnerships with CU Medicine; overseeing contracts; managing credentialing and compliance activities; and partnering with the Medical Director/Director of Clinical Operations to ensure clinical operation outcomes/strategic objectives are met. 

    This role is also responsible for providing operational financial oversight, such as budgeting and directing all Institute funds, including clinical revenue, gift, and sponsored research funding. The DFA provides oversight for human resource matters for the Institute, including position establishment/review, recruiting and hiring, affirmative action, performance management and staff development, and termination processes.