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Business & Finance Leadership



Celia Bailey-Ochoa, CPA, MBA

Vice President, Budget and Analysis


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Celia is responsible for setting and communicating the annual budget calendar; developing the state and institutional budgets; developing the state appropriations request; overseeing service center plans; conducting variance analysis; and directing other strategic initiatives. For the past 15 years, she has held various positions within the UTMB Finance organization, including Director of Payroll, Director of Transactional Accounting, and Associate Vice President of Finance - Institutional.

Prior to joining UTMB, Celia worked in local public accounting firms in Massachusetts and California. She holds a BS degree in Accounting from the University of Massachusetts and an MBA from the University of Houston at Clear Lake. Celia is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas.