The Travel area of the Disbursements department is a unit of the Controller’s Office that facilitates travel and business expense payments for UNC Charlotte’s travelers and employees. The Travel team provides customer support, campus training through Human Resources, and customized departmental training sessions upon request. Travel payment specialists review food service payments for quality assurance and process travel advances.

Email: - General questions and/or payment inquiries




Jerri Painter
Disbursements Manager
Phone: 704‑687‑5792
Jane Hawes
Lead Travel Payment Specialist
Phone: 704‑687‑5761
Heather Banes
Travel Payment Specialist /
Account Reconciliation Auditor
Travel documents A-D
Phone: 704-687-5784
Kory Kebea
Travel Payment Specialist
Travel documents E-L
Phone: 704‑687‑5760
Chris Maynard
Travel Payment Specialist
Travel documents M-R
Phone: 704‑687‑5758
Wendy Haigler
Travel Payment Specialist
Travel documents S-Z
Phone: 704-687-5764

Note that the following topics are managed by other UNC Charlotte departments. Please see the respective department sites for further information:

Travel Information

The Travel staff process all travel and employee and student direct pay requests by the individual's last name or by the vendor's name. This is subject to change depending on volume.