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  • VP Finance and Treasurer
    202-885-2700
    vpfin@american.edu
    3201 New Mexico Ave., Room 280

    Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

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Office of Vice President, Finance and Treasurer Staff

The Office of Vice President, Finance and Treasurer is headed by Douglas Kudravetz, CFO, Vice President & Treasurer. The office oversees administrative functions that support American University’s academic mission to educate and inform. Our office includes Finance, Budget and Payroll, Facilities and Administrative Services, and Risk Management and Environmental Health and Safety. We oversee the university endowment, facilities design and construction (including the proposed campus enhancements for the coming decade), as well as important university-wide initiatives such as emergency preparedness and sustainability.

Douglas Kudravetz

Douglas Kudravetz

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CFO, Vice President and Treasurer

Douglas Kudravetz was named Chief Financial Officer, Vice President and Treasurer of American University in July 2014. As chief financial officer, he oversees the overall financial and investment management of the university. His executive responsibi... [More]

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202-885-3283
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Nana An

Nana An

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Assistant Vice President of Budget and Finance Resource Center

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202-885-2729
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Linda Argo

Linda Argo

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Assistant Vice President, External Relations & Auxiliary Services

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202-885-2753
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Bridget Cooney

Bridget Cooney

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Financial Analyst

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202-885-2718
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David Dower

David Dower

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Assistant Vice President, Planning & Project Management

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202-885-2731
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Alison Getz

Alison Getz

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Staff Assistant

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202-885-2700
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Vincent Harkins

Vincent Harkins

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Assistant Vice President of Facilities Management

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202-885-3704
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Andrew Huff

Andrew Huff

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Director of Community Relations

Huff comes to American University from the office of Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans where he served as Director of Communications. Prior to that, he served in Mayor Adrian Fenty's Office of Community Relations and Services. Huff also previously work... [More]

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202-885-2167
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Patricia Kelshian

Patricia Kelshian

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Assistant Vice President of Risk Management and Safety Services

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202-885-3284
Risk Mgt and Safety Services


Cat Lee

Cat Lee

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Manager of Web Systems

The Manager of Web Systems works collaboratively with the departments within the Office of Finance and Treasurer (OFT) to develop, implement, and manage their web communication strategies.

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202-885-1557
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Laura McAndrew

Laura McAndrew

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Assistant Vice President of Treasury

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202-885-6294
Treasury Operations


Kathleen McDermott

Kathleen McDermott

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Administrative Coordinator

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202-885-1548
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Alexander Naula

Alexander Naula

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Finance Analyst

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202-885-1559
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Ravi Raman

Ravi Raman

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Director of Finance Communications

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202-885-1795
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Melanie Ringle

Melanie Ringle

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Executive Assistant to the Chief Financial Officer, Vice President and Treasurer

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202-885-2738
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Jessica Siegel Weaver

Jessica Siegel Weaver

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Finance Analyst

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202-885-6216
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John Smiell

John Smiell

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Controller

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202-885-2841
Controller's Office