Texas Tech University

Business Services

Bradley Martin is the Assistant Vice President of Business Services.

Administration & Finance Information Systems Management


Landon Akins is the Managing Director of AFISM.

AFISM strives to provide a current, high-quality, professional, and reliable knowledge base to University employees. Providing: training classes and tutorials, Cognos/Database reporting, website and web application design and development, as well as acting as a central location for most work related technical issues or questions. AFISM's goal is to provide and establish an environment that enables partners to ensure effective technology access, increased productivity, and, ultimately, to further the mission of Texas Tech University.

Payroll & Tax Services


Kara Newcomb is the Managing Director of Payroll Services and Tax.

Payroll Services commitment to our customers is to conduct business efficiently in a manner consistent with our institutional core values in the production of timely accurate payrolls to our employees and provide reliable reporting as follows:

  • Set the standard for providing quality human resources services
  • Enable the institution to successfully fulfill human resource responsibilities
  • Be recognized as a partner in advancing the mission and vision of the institution
  • Be recognized as addressing constituent’s needs with respect and empathy in a timely and effective manner

Procurement Services


Jennifer Adling is the Managing Director of Procurement Services.

The Procurement Services department includes purchasing and contracting, payment services, travel, procurement card, vendor services, and property surplus.

Procurement Services' mission is to provide excellent customer service while adhering to the highest ethical values in the purchase, receipt, and payment of goods and services in support of the University's mission and goals; to maintain resourceful practices that follow the laws of State of Texas and to maintain and expand vendor relations that enable competitive and diversified vendor sources that will provide the best value to the University.

View the Texas Tech University Vendor Guide

Student Business Services


Christine Blakney is the Managing Director of Student Business Services

Student Business Services is a student focused department that concentrates on providing accurate and timely billing of tuition and fees for the University including processing of waivers and exemptions. SBS also processes refunds of student aid, provides online payment services and payment plans, manages third party and sponsored student billing, maintains 1098T reporting, manages institutional loan funds and collects on delinquent student accounts.


Administration & Finance