Carnegie Mellon University

Business Operations & Administration

The Business Operations & Administration team supports all functions of the INI. 

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Miroslava Angelova

Director of Business Operations

INI Building


Mira leads business operations and financial management at the INI. She is responsible for day-to-day operations in finance, payroll, human resources and building management. A Carnegie Mellon alumna with degrees from Tepper and Heinz, Mira is a Tartan at heart.
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Nancy L. Doyle

Manager of Director's Office and Administration

INI Building


Nancy ensures efficient running of the Director’s Office as well as the INI through a wide range of complex and confidential administrative and operational tasks. She keeps the INI organized and connected with the right people and organizations on a daily basis so projects run according to plan. 

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Kevin Topolski

Assistant Director of Business Operations

INI Building


Kevin streamlines and implements the INI's financial processes and documentation, develops budgets and forecasts and monitors financial activity. He also assists Mira with payroll, recruiting and other human resource-related processes, including the CMU Workday system and the TA hiring process. 

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Terri Weinberg

Senior Administrative Coordinator 

INI Building


Terri provides advanced administrative support to the entire INI team. She prepares expense reimbursement requests, processes service contracts and troubleshoots purchase issues. Importantly, Terri keeps a watchful eye over the INI building. She knows the building policies and helps to ensure that students have a safe, quiet and productive work environment.

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Linda Whipkey

Administrative Associate

INI Building


Linda provides advanced administrative support for all INI faculty and staff, including travel planning, meeting support and event planning. She also supports the Scholarship for Service (SFS) program, coordinating SFS info sessions, collecting information/documents to comply with SFS requirements and assisting with maintaining and building relationships with government agencies.