About SMMC

The Student Money Management Center (SMMC), a division of University Bursar, empowers students to make positive behavioral changes associated with their finances by providing financial education to students, parents, employees, and alumni for all universities in the University of Illinois System - Urbana, Chicago, and Springfield.

Meet the Team

SMMC coordinates educational outreach and services throughout the year with one dedicated full-time staff member, two student employees, and a team of interns, making thousands of contacts every semester.

Andrea PellegriniHeadshot of Andrea Pellegrini

Andrea is an Assistant Director in University Bursar, and a current doctoral student at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Educational Psychology. She runs the Student Money Management Center for the University of Illinois System, including UIUC, UIC, and UIS.

Ramya VaidyanathanRamya Vaidyanathan Headshot

Ramya is a Support Specialist at the Student Money Management Center and current Master's of Science in Accountancy student at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She creates educational media targeting students and helps manage interns across the University of Illinois System.

Amin AzimiAmin Azimi Headshot

Amin is a Support Specialist at the Student Money Management Center and current Master's student in the College of Business. He assists with communications, data analysis projects, and creating educational content for SMMC's outreach efforts.

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