Cuba Plain, Assistant Vice President Budget Planning and Development, has been involved in higher education administration at the University of Missouri System since 1982. She holds a B.S. in Agricultural Economics and Accounting from Oklahoma State University; 1981, M.B.A. from the University of Missouri-Columbia; 1989, and is a CPA. Her thirty years has been spent with various titles/duties but all related to finance administration and her entire career with the University of Missouri has been in University Hall.
Cuba has been involved in many of the software upgrade systems through her years of service: a few of you may have been around long enough to remember FRS (Financial Records System) software; then the startup of (PS) PeopleSoft; followed by the second round of PeopleSoft. Moving to current day….Hyperion/Hyperion Planning Budget is now live. She and her staff have been at the forefront of getting it implemented and realized.
Cuba had a brief stint as Interim Controller in 2003 at UM System and previously was employed at Williams, Keepers, Oliver, Payne, and Rackers, CPA firm. Cuba is active in professional development organizations – both local and national; her community; and her church.