Staff Bios

Cindy Sachire

Cindy Sachire

Senior Director, Financial Planning & Analysis

Cindy began her career at the University of Notre Dame in 2009, ten years after graduating summa cum laude from the University with a degree in Accountancy. In her current role in the Office of Financial Planning & Analysis, Cindy focuses on long term financial planning for the University. Her duties include long-range forecasting, integrated planning, and other financial analyses. 

Prior to her employment at Notre Dame, Cindy led a large customer supply chain operations team for Whirlpool Corporation (Benton Harbor, MI). She also spent five years with Limited Brands (Columbus, OH) where her roles included strategic and financial planning for the Express brand. In addition, Cindy worked as an associate consultant for Bain & Company in Chicago, supporting a wide variety of clients and projects.

In addition to receiving her bachelor's degree from Notre Dame in 1999, Cindy received her MBA from Duke in 2006. Her husband Ryan (ND '00) is here at ND as well, as the Callaghan Family Head Men's Tennis Coach. 


John Miller

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Program Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

John joined the Office of Financial Planning and Analysis in 2016 as an FP&A program manager.  His responsibilities include supporting the strategic budget process, financial planning, and other projects in support of the University's financial stewardship goals.

Previously, he served as Vice President, Finance and Strategy for CNA Financial's Long-Term Care insurance division.  His responsibilities included financial reporting and analysis, oversight of strategic initiatives and development of analytics capabilities.  Prior to CNA, John was an investment banker in Chicago, primarily focused on the insurance industry.  John is a 2006 graduate of Notre Dame.


Mike Krebs

Mike Krebs

Sr. Financial Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis 

Mike joined the Office of Financial Planning & Analysis in January 2020. Previously he worked for Benefitfocus in Charleston, SC as a Senior Manager and with Air Products & Chemicals and Sunoco prior to that in financial analysis and management roles. Mike is originally from Jim Thorpe, PA and formerly served as the Treasurer for the Notre Dame Lehigh Valley Club. He has his BA in Economics and a BS in Business Management from East Stroudsburg University.