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About the Leadership Team

Vice President for Finance and Administration

Bob Leonard, who has more than 30 years of diverse business experience including strategy, business development, finance and operations, joined DePauw in June, 2017 as the vice president for finance and administration.

Leonard has served as a partner with the big four accounting firm KPMG and held executive positions (president, COO, CFO) with At-A-Glance Consumer Products, a leading publisher of pictorial calendars and posters. He has also held executive management positions with two entrepreneurial, web-based, start-up companies (one which he co-founded), and most recently served as a consultant to both C-suite executives and entrepreneurs.

Leonard holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Indiana University and has been previously certified (no longer practicing) as a public accountant and personal financial specialist.

Associate Vice President for Finance and Administration

Travis Linneweber joined DePauw in August 2016.  In June 2019, Linneweber assumed additional responsibilities for DePauw auxiliary operations.  

Linneweber has over 15 years of finance experience.  Prior to joining DePauw, Linneweber was a consultant at Benefits 7.  He previously worked for PFM, a higher education debt advisor, and spent eight years at JPMorgan Chase in public finance.

Linneweber holds a bachelor’s degree in Business-Finance from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, honors program.  He also earned his MBA from Pepperdine University while working full-time.

Associate Vice President for Finance and Controller

John Carrigan has served as the Associate Vice President for Finance and Controller at DePauw since returning to the University in November 2020. In that capacity he oversees all budget, financial planning, audit, tax, and general accounting activities for the University. He previously held this position from November 2017 through June 2019. Additionally, Carrigan also held various other roles in DePauw’s Finance Department from August 2010 through October 2017 including Financial Analyst and Assistant Controller.

Carrigan has also served as the Director of Financial Reporting and Analysis in the Corporate Financial Services Department at the University of California, Los Angeles as well as Executive Director of Budget and Financial Planning at California Lutheran University. In addition to his higher education experience, John worked as an auditor at KPMG’s Chicago office.

Carrigan holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration in Management from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. He is also licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Indiana.

Associate Vice President for Facilities Management

Warren Whitesell is the Associate Vice President for Facilities Management at DePauw University, where he has overseen and directed the strategic operations of Facilities Management since 2017.

In his previous position at Gilbane Building Co., he worked with clients such as Pfizer, Corning, and Johnson & Johnson on large scale construction projects as a partner to their facilities management teams. In this role, he led multiple teams through process development for interfacing large scale construction impacts and integration into new and existing facilities.

In 2015, Whitesell began his career as the Project Manager of Campus Capital Investments at DePauw University. He was the lead project manager for R. David and Suzanne A. Hoover Hall, Stewart Plaza, Memorial Student Union Building and the Justin and Darrianne Christian Center for Diversity and Inclusion. 

Director of Human Resources

Angie Nally is the Director of Human Resources and Interim Title IX Coordinator at DePauw University.  Nally has been a dedicated employee at DePauw for nearly 25 years.  After earning her bachelor's degree, she started as a police officer in the Public Safety Office and held many positions within the department until she was named the Director of Public Safety on January 1, 2008.  In 2017, Nally transitioned to a position within Human Resources as the Professional Development and Employee Relations Manager.  After earning her Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification in 2020, Nally added Human Resources administrative duties to her skillset.  Working with a talented HR team, Nally is now leading the Office of Human Resources and serving as the Director.