Future Business Officers Program

Conversations with Chief Business Officers

  • Saturday, July 13
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • JW Marriott
  • Lone Star BC


David Bea

Executive Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration

Pima Community College

Tucson, Arizona

Corey Bradford

Senior Vice President for Business Affairs

Prairie View A&M University

Prairie View, Texas

Horace Chase

Vice President of Finance and Administrative Affairs

Jackson State Community College

Jackson, Tennessee

Melissa Hopp

Vice President of Administrative Services

Community College of Baltimore County

Baltimore, Maryland

Ed Kania

Vice President for Business and Finance and Treasurer

Rollins College

Winter Park, Florida

Diana Kuhlmann

Vice President for Administration & Finance

Emporia State University

Emporia, Kansas

Mary Lou Merkt

Vice President for Finance and Administration, retired

Furman University

Greenville, South Carolina

Robert Moore

Senior VP, Finance and Administration and Treasurer, Colorado College

Secretary, NACUBO Board of Directors

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Stacy Pearson

Vice President for Finance and Administration, CFO

Washington State University

Pullman, Washington

Amir Rahnamay-Azar

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Syracuse University

Syracuse, New York

Susan Scroggins

Senior Vice President for Finance and Treasurer

Valparaiso University

Valparaiso, Indiana

Nicole Trufant

Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration

University of New England

Biddeford, Maine

Mitchell Wein

Senior Vice President for Administration and Finance

Haverford College

Haverford, Pennslyvania


Working in small groups, hear seasoned chief business officers discuss their career paths, experiences, and challenges. Examine different styles and approaches to the CBO position. Use the opportunity to answer your questions about the roles and responsibilities of a CBO, and assess your personal aspiration for the position.