Beth Amyot

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Xavier University , Cincinnati, Ohio

Maribeth Amyot (Beth) is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Xavier University. Ms. Amyot operates on behalf of the president on high priority initiatives across the university. Beginning July 2016 was asked to lead cross-divisional strategy development and execution for enhanced revenue growth and integrated strategic planning. As CFO, she continues to be responsible for leadership of the financial health of Xavier, including oversight of financial strategy and execution, investments and debt, budgeting and financial affairs, facilities and construction, risk and safety management, auxiliary enterprises, and administrative services. Ms. Amyot joined Xavier in May 2008 as Vice President for Financial Administration and CFO, was promoted to Senior Vice President in September 2011, and to Executive Vice President in July 2016. During her time as Xavier, enrollment has increased significantly and the physical campus has grown by over 25%. Ms. Amyot has over 25 years’ experience overall, including 20 years as CFO. She has served in senior financial and administrative positions with Western Connecticut State University, the University of Connecticut, and West Virginia University. Ms. Amyot has served in various capacities for the accrediting bodies for colleges and universities located throughout the Midwest and New England. Beth serves on the Finance Committee for the Greater Cincinnati Urban League and is a member of the Cincinnati Women's Executive Forum. She is an alumna of Leadership Cincinnati, the Fine Arts Fund steering committee and the Artswave board of trustees. In 2010, Ms. Amyot was named as the CFO of the Year Award of the Greater Cincinnati region in the large, not -for-profit category. Ms. Amyot's education includes a BS in Mining Engineering and a Masters of Business Administration, both from West Virginia University.