Andrew (Drew) M. Paluf, a 1980 Notre Dame graduate, has been controller of the University since January 1997. He was promoted to Associate Vice President for Finance in July 2010. As associate vice president & controller, Mr. Paluf oversees seven University units - accounting & financial services, financial reporting & analysis, research and sponsored programs accounting, payroll, accounts payable, tax, and accounting operations - and is responsible for financial statement preparation and all accounting activities.
Prior to returning to his alma mater, Mr. Paluf spent seven years in a variety of finance and corporate development positions with Ferro Corporation, a Cleveland-based manufacturer of specialty materials. Before joining Ferro, Mr. Paluf spent two years in corporate development with NACCO Industries and seven years in the Cleveland offices of Ernst & Young, both in their consulting and auditing practices. He also holds his MBA from Indiana University.