Vanderbilt University Medical Center Finance

Alaine Zachary, Director – Treasury and Investments
3319 West End Ave., Suite 600
(615) 875-9396


Mission Statement

To serve as stewards of VUMC’s working capital, investment assets and debt, and to provide treasury services and solutions such as payment card compliance and point of sales services in a professional and client-centered manner, thereby facilitating VUMC’s broader mission of worldwide leadership in scholarship, research, and patient care.

What we do

  • Assist departments and subsidiaries in setting up payment card services including ongoing compliance with payment card industry data security standards
  • Provide tools and resources to implement and maintain other point of sale treasury solutions such as remote deposit capture, petty cash procedures and other depository services
  • Develop and maintain relationships with financial institutions to optimize use of working capital
  • Ensure diversified sources of funding and ongoing compliance with regulatory requirements including bond disclosure agreements
  • Foster relationships with rating agencies in order to maintain a credit rating consistent with the VUMC mission
    • Invest capital surplus to obtain reasonable returns while guaranteeing sufficient liquidity
    • Invest endowment and other long term assets in a manner consistent with achieving VUMC’s long term strategic plan

Cash Management

Debt Management

Investment Management

PCI Compliance & POS Services