For the past 14 years, Lynne Welchhas been a mainstay in the Finance Department. As the College’s Controller, she oversees payroll, grants, accounts payable, accounts receivable, student accounts, and financial reporting. Her first position at the College, in 2000, was as the director of budget and grants accounting. She is a certified public accountant. She is a 1979 graduate of the University of Rhode Island. Her prior experience includes the position as assistant controller for Linens and Things.