About Us

University Business Operations
North Carolina State University
1220 Varsity Drive
Campus Box 7557
Raleigh, NC 27695
Phone (919) 513-7132

Leadership Team

Jim Klingler
Executive Director &
Director of Financial Operations

In August 2013, Jim assumed leadership of the BOCs and brings experience and dedication to this initiative. He will still be responsible for implementing and overseeing the new financial shared service centers, including planned centers for travel, purchase-to-payment, and accounts receivable services. He joined NC State in 2009 as budget director for the Facilities Division and moved to University Business Operations in 2012. Jim has 15 years of budget and finance experience in university, state and local government. He has a Master of Public Administration and a bachelor’s degree in philosophy, both from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Email Jim.


Becky Williams
Director of HR Business OperationsBeckyWilliams photo

Becky joins us from UNC-Chapel Hill, where she served as the Director of Administration for the School of Law.  At the School of Law, she was responsible for HR, Facilities, Faculty Administrative Services, Reception, and supporting Strategic Planning.  Prior to her position as the Director of Administration, Becky served as the Director of Human Resources for the Colleges of Arts and Sciences and the School of Law.  She has over ten years of human resources experience in higher education. Becky has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from UNC-Greensboro.  She also earned her Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification and is a Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) Certified Professional. Email Becky.


Amy Grubbs
Onboarding Center Manager

Amy has significant human resources experience. Before joining University Business Operations in 2013, she was assistant director of employment services in the human resources division. Since joining NC UBO.0300State in 2000, she has managed changes in HR processes and systems that resulted in increased effectiveness and efficiency, and developed and facilitated training related to HR processes.

Amy has a bachelor’s degree in business management with a concentration in human resource management from NC State. She is certified as a Professional in Human Resources. Email Amy