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Accounting & Finance

Accounting & Finance supports PLNU's spiritual and educational mission by ensuring accurate fiscal accounting and providing excellent customer service.

Accounts Payable

Accounts Payable reviews and processes reimbursements and supplier payments in a timely manner in accordance with the applicable regulatory laws.

Mailing Address
Point Loma Nazarene University
Attn: Accounts Payable
3900 Lomaland Drive
San Diego, CA 92106

Contact Us
Phone: (619) 849-2377
Fax: (619) 849-7049

If you are a supplier, please note Accounts Payable strives to process and pay invoices promptly and on time. To be paid even faster, please consider electing to receive payment by ACH. If you have any questions, kindly reach out to Accounts Payable at

Download the ACH Form

Cashier Services

Cashier Services receives payments for student accounts; disburses checks and cash to students, staff, and faculty; and receives department deposits.

Location and Hours
Draper Hall (Upper Level)
Monday – Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. & 12:30 – 4 p.m. 
Closed daily from 12 – 12:30 p.m.

Contact Us
(619) 849-2986 or x2318

Student Financial Services

For questions related to student accounts or related payments, please contact Student Financial Services or view the Student Financial Services page:

Phone: (619) 849-2538

Phone: (619) 563-2882

Accelerated Undergraduate
Phone: (619) 563-2850

Accounting Staff

Joe LaLuzerne
Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Tim Benefiel
Associate Vice President, Accounting & Finance

Jim Bergherm
Director of Financial Reporting & Tax

Leanne Jones
Assistant to Vice President

Tiffany Ingramm
Accounts Payable Supervisor

Nicole Rupp
Accounts Payable Assistant

Simone Rion
Accounts Payable Clerk

DeeDee Alari
Accounting Manager

Lisa Jessup
Accounting Specialist

Renee Christensen
Senior Cashier/Accounting Technician II

Dianne Farris
Cashier/Accounting Technician I

Roman Makovey
Accounting and Budget Analyst

Micah Parks
Accounting and Budget Analyst

Tyler Hovey
Accounting & Budget Analyst

Location and Hours

Draper Hall (Lower Level)
Main Campus

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Contact Us

Office of Accounting & Finance
Phone: (619) 849-2929
Fax: (619) 849-7049

If you are an employee or student of the university, please refer to the portal for additional accounting policies, procedures, and guidelines, or feel free to reach out to us with any questions.