Keri Lemasters just recently started at IQSS in February of 2019 after a five year stint as a Financial Analyst with the Office for Sponsored Programs at Harvard. While at OSP, Keri was a key contributor in managing the Financial Reporting Application Portal (FRAP) which drastically increased monthly automation of financial reports and invoices to over 60%. In 2016, Keri assisted HUIT/FSS with the FIRST project, which successfully transitioned FRAP automation into GMAS in April of 2018, with this transition new applications were developed in GMAS for sponsored compliance and financial reporting (Transaction monitoring and Financial Dashboard). Keri also contributed to university wide financial award set up and revisions of thousands of funded projects which fed into Harvard’s peripheral financial systems. Keri was nominated as a Harvard Hero for remarkable sacrifice for co-workers, departments, and the University in 2015.
Prior to Harvard, Lemasters coached college softball and volleyball, was a grant administrator at Massachusetts General Hospital, and dabbled with a professional softball career for the Durham Dragons. Keri has a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Humanities from Michigan State University.