Bernadette Franco

Accounting Supervisor/Human Resources Coordinator, Tech Parks Arizona

Bernadette Franco manages all accounting transactions, including financials, budgets, rent schedules, reconciling, billing, invoicing, and grant compliance for Campus Research Corporation, the company that markets and leases the UA Tech Park on behalf of the University of Arizona. She also manages all personnel human resource matters for the company including: updating and implementing company policies, managing the renewal process for company benefits, and tracking and submitting payroll. She assists with special events on behalf of the Park.

Her prior experience includes Executive Assistant to the Director of the UA Tech Park and CFO for Campus Research Corporation, office administration for the University of Arizona Office of Economic Development and customer service in UA Athletics where she worked primarily with major donor gifts, Campaign Arizona and corporate sponsorships. Ms. Franco also worked as a Diet Technician at St Joseph’s Hospital.

Franco has worked at UA Tech Park since 2003.

Ms. Franco is a current member of SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management).

Ms. Franco obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Sciences, with an emphasis in Dietetics from the University of Arizona.