Joseph M. Gindhart


Joe Gindhart is the Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance and Sponsored Projects at Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL). Starting out as a staff accountant, he has been involved in post award financial research administration for over 25 years. Currently at WUSTL, he is responsible for both the pre-award and post-award functions related to more than $640 million sponsored research funding/expenditures. Prior to his current position, he was Manager of Contracts and Grants at the University of Georgia and Director of Sponsored Project Finance at the Allegheny Health, Education and Research Foundation. Joe started his professional career with KPMG Peat Marwick after receiving his Bachelor’s Degree in accounting from Boston College.

Joe is an active member of NCURA and has presented on numerous occasions at both the National and FRA meetings. Within the NCURA Micrograph Series, he is a co-author of the “Effort Reporting: An Overview”. He has also served as a faculty member for the Financial Research Administration and the Fundamentals in Sponsored Project Administration Workshops. Within the Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP), he serves as WUSTL’s Institutional Representative and was the Co-Chair – Financial Reporting/Audit/Costing Subcommittee and a member of the Executive Committee during Phase V. Currently, he sits on the Council on Government Relations’ (COGR) Board of Directors and is a member of Costing Policies Committee.

Institutions: Washington University in St. Louis, University of Georgia and the Allegheny Health, Education and Research Foundation