Chief Financial Officer
Northwest University is a top-ranked Christian university that is shaping tomorrow s leaders. It is where spiritual growth meets academic excellence. Founded in 1934, NU is a regionally accredited institution awarding associate, baccalaureate, master s, and doctorate degrees. The main campus is located on a 56-acre campus on Seattle s Eastside in Kirkland, Washington. NU provides flexible class options including traditional daytime classes with over 75 majors and programs, evening programs for working adults, and online courses that can be accessed from anywhere.
I have almost 40 years financial management experience working for two organizations in the greater Seattle area. For the past ten and a half years I have been the CFO for Northwest University in Kirkland, WA. Northwest is a Christian, not-for-profit university with approximately 2,400 students. For the 29 years prior to that I worked at CRISTA Ministries in Shoreline, WA. For the last 25 years of my time at CRISTA, I served as a VP/Controller for the organization. I have an active CPA certificate from the State of Washington and also hold the CGMA (Chartered Global Management Accountant) designation. Currently I am serving as a Special Assistant to the new CFO at Northwest and assisting with some work in the Accounting department as well as working on a couple construction projects that Northwest is currently undertaking.