Ron Bates, MBA
Director of Finance


Ron Bates, the UNLV School of Medicine Director of Finance, ensures that all UNLV School of Medicine clinical operations, starting with the Ackerman Autism Center, run efficiently and meet desired goals and objectives, allowing students and staff to thrive in a positive environment.

Bates has 18 years of experience helping businesses develop forward-thinking financial solutions to real business obstacles. He spent eight years at IBM, supervising financial contracts in the company’s services outsourcing group.

Bates also expanded the footprint of a small Kansas startup, GEN3 Technologies, to incorporate financial systems and tools into its IT solutions that directly generated $300,000 in revenue during the company’s first year.

Bates holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from Rockhurst University.