After more than 26 years of service to the University of Houston, Pat Sayles has retired.
Sayles served as the executive director of Business Services since January 2011. Her last day at UH was Aug. 29.
She began her service to the University with Arte Publico Press, where she worked for 10 years. She then moved to the Small Business Development Center for two years and then spent eight years as a part of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences team.
As the executive director of Business Services, Sayles was responsible for the administrative, financial and human resources operations for areas within her department, including budgets and other fiscal and administrative activities.
A retirement ceremony was held for her on Aug. 22 in the Rockwell Pavilion at the M.D. Anderson Library.