Tiffany Akre will begin her third year on the Missouri State Athletics staff, after joining the department as associate director of athletics for business affairs in September 2009.
As the associate athletic director for business administration, Akre is responsible for all phases of the business operation for the athletic department, which includes development and management of the annual budget and the supervision of daily business operations. She also serves as sport administrator for men's and women's golf.
Akre is a native of Farmington, Mo., and has an extensive background in accounting, payroll, and business affairs for a number of organizations. Most recently, she spent eight years as vice president of finance for McQueary Brothers Drug Company in Springfield. In 2008, she was named senior team leader for McQueary's finance acquisition team.
A 1997 graduate of Missouri State, Akre is also an on-line instructor for the University of Phoenix. She also holds an MBA from Regis University in Denver.