SVPFO Leadership Search

National Search for Senior Vice President for Finance and Operations

The senior vice president provides leadership for systemwide financial and operational offices including Information Technology, Investments and Banking, University Budget, University Finance, University Services, Public Safety, and Health, Safety, & Risk Management. All of these offices contribute to fulfilling our mission and support MPact 2025, our systemwide strategic plan. 

June 3, 2024: National search firm announcement, position profile and application details

  • Interested candidates must submit a letter of interest and a current resume or curriculum vitae to be considered for the position. Confidential inquiries, nominations, and application materials should be directed to the Isaacson, Miller website.

February 6, 2024: Search Announcement

April 8, 2024: Listening Sessions Update

Search Committee

  • Rachel Croson, Executive Vice President and Provost, Co-Chair
  • Ken Horstman, Vice President for Human Resources, Co-Chair
  • Andrew Alleyne, Dean, College of Science and Engineering 
  • Brandon Boesl, Officer, University of Minnesota Department of Public Safety
  • Jennifer Erickson, Senior Talent Acquisition Manager
  • Tony Fussy, Accountant, Global Programs & Strategy Alliance
  • Frank Gigler, Curtis L. Carlson Chair in Accounting, Carlson School of Management 
  • Joleen Hadrich, Associate Dean of the MN Agricultural Experiment Station/Research and Outreach Centers, College of Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resource Sciences 
  • Enjie Hall, Director, Disability Resource Center 
  • Bryan Herrmann, Vice Chancellor for Finance and Facilities, Morris 
  • David A Hutton, Senior Director, Facilities Management 
  • Leslie Krueger, Assistant Vice President for Planning, Space, and Real Estate 
  • Tim McCleary, Senior Associate Athletic Director/Chief Financial Officer, Gopher Athletics 
  • Trenton Raygor, IT Director, Office of Information Technology 
  • Kathy Schmidlkofer, President and CEO, University of Minnesota Foundation 
  • Subree Subramanian, Professor, Department of Surgery 
  • Niko Vasilopoulos, Undergraduate Student Representative to the Board of Regents and Student Body President, Carlson School of Management 
  • Betsy Vohs, CEO + Founder of Studio BV, University of Minnesota Alumni Association Board of Directors Treasurer 
  • Michelle Wills, Finance Director, Carlson School of Management 

Listening Sessions

The following feedback form is available for university stakeholders unable to attend but eager to contribute to the search process by sharing insights on the personal attributes of an ideal candidate, required qualifications and experiences, as well as challenges and opportunities related to the position. 

Feedback Form