Leadership Team

  • Julie Boynton

    Director of Interior Architecture

    As Director of Interior Architecture for Facilities Design and Operations, Julie Boynton leads a team of interior designers and project managers working on major new construction and renovation capital projects for the University of Notre Dame.  Julie's team has successfully completed interior architecture work on several million square feet of projects varying in complexity and scope. The interior architecture team at the University of Notre Dame is responsible for interior finishes and details, furniture, fixtures, and equipment, including signage, and planning and executing the physical move of project occupants.

    Prior to joining the University of Notre Dame in 2003, Julie served in a variety of roles for Trinity Health System.  Julie holds a bachelor’s of science degree in business management from Bethel College, Mishawaka, Indiana.

  • Michael Daly

    Senior Director, Project Management

    Mike joined the Notre Dame community in May 2005, assuming the position of Senior Project Manager.   In 2011, Mike was promoted to Senior Director, Project Management leading a team of 5 staff overseeing capital and small projects for the University.   The focus of the projects typically undertaken by this team is related to the Academy and Research efforts of the University.

    A lifelong area resident, Mike holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Detroit, and is a licensed architect in both Indiana and Michigan.  Prior to joining the University, Mike worked in private practice for 13 years. The focus of that work was religious, municipal, and college and university clients throughout the Midwest region.

  • Mark Hummel

    Assistant Director, Utilities and Maintenance

    Mark has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering degree from Western Michigan University and is a licensed Professional Engineer. He has over 32 years of experience, primarily in the fields of commercial HVAC and energy production and distribution.  He worked in the private sector for engineering consulting firms and a large temperature controls contractor prior to joining Notre Dame in 1994. Mark currently oversees a 7 member engineering staff as well as the Distribution Group and Building Controls Group within the Utilities Department.

  • Paul Kempf

    Assistant Vice President, Utilities and Maintenance

    Paul Kempf is the Assistant Vice President for The Utilities and Maintenance Departments.  These two University departments are responsible for the operation of the campus’s combined heat and power plant, distribution of all centrally produced utilities as well as the maintenance of over 11 million gross square feet of campus facilities.  The University uses it combined heat and power plant to produce steam, chilled water and electricity as well as operates its own potable water system, municipal separated storm sewer system and sanitary sewer system.

    Paul oversees a staff of over 100 University employees as well as another 100 plus contractor employees involved in projects, operations, maintenance and repairs.

    He is a 1980 graduate of Notre Dame with a degree in Electrical Engineering and is a registered professional engineer in the State of Indiana and has worked for his alma mater for over 29 years.  As part of the University's comprehensive sustainability strategy, he serves on the Sustainability Strategy Standing Committee, the Energy & Emissions, and Water small working groups.

  • Doug Marsh

    Vice President for Facilities Design and Operations and University Architect

    As Vice President for Facilities Design and Operations and University Architect, Doug Marsh has been responsible for leading the University in the successful planning, design, and construction of over $2B in new facilities, renovation, maintenance, and utilities projects during his 24-year career at Notre Dame. He has led the design and construction of more than 40 new campus buildings totaling over 4 million square feet and the renovation of scores of facilities during his tenure.  Doug is also responsible for Notre Dame’s Utilities, Maintenance, and Landscape Services teams that provides facilities services to 180 buildings covering 11+ million square feet over 1,000 acres. Facilities Design and Operations is also home to the University Facilities Information team whose responsibilities encompass the tracking of facilities use data.

    Doug, a native of South Bend, received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Notre Dame in 1982 and worked in private practice prior to joining the University’s staff in 1995.  He and his wife, Pam, have two sons: Adam, a 2011 Notre Dame alumnus who recently earned a PhD. at the University of Texas and is a vertebrate paleontologist at the Petrified Forest National Park, and Alex, a 2014 Notre Dame alumnus, a graduate architect working in Carmel, Indiana.

  • Anthony Polotto

    Director of Construction and Quality Assurance

    As Director of Construction and Quality Assurance, Tony leads a team of three construction administrators in oversight responsibility for the successful completion and delivery of all new major capital and renovation projects on campus. Prior to joining the University, Tony served as Vice President of General Construction at Ziolkowski Construction, Inc. located in South Bend, IN. Tony attended Purdue University, majoring in Building Construction Technology, and holds a Bachelor of Science and Masters Degrees in Business Administration from Trine University.

    In his 16 years at the University, Tony has had direct leadership of over $900 million in construction projects, and directly oversees the building envelope systems which include nearly 2.9 m square feet of low-slope roofing, 2.3 m square foot of steep-slope roofing, 5 m square feet of building veneer, and over 31,000 windows.

  • Andrew Sama

    Director of University Facilities Information

    In support of University stewardship goals, Andrew and the UFI team coordinate the timely update and maintenance of a wide range of facilities data including occupancy and space usage for more than 11,000,000 gross square feet of university property.

    Andrew holds a bachelor’s degree from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY and a masters of business administration from the University of Notre Dame. Andrew joined Notre Dame as an employee in 2008 and has served in a number of administrative roles during that time. Prior to joining Notre Dame he served as an enlisted member of the United States Air Force and as a management consultant for U.S. intelligence agencies.

  • Craig Tiller

    Senior Director, Project Management

    Craig joined the Notre Dame community in May 2001, assuming the position of Project Manager in the Office of the University Architect.  A lifelong resident of Kalamazoo, MI Craig and his family relocated to South Bend in 2001. Craig holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Notre Dame, and is a licensed architect in Michigan.  Prior to joining the University, Craig served as a project manager with Tower Pinkster, an architectural firm located in Kalamazoo, MI.