A career in non-profit financial management

Erica Metzger Hare '98, Chief Financial Officer and Vice President for Administration

Erica Metzger Hare '98, Chief Financial Officer and Vice President for Administration

Erica Metzger Hare '98, Chief Financial Officer and Vice President for Administration

Major: Economics and American studies (double major)

Advanced Degrees: MBA, New York University

Employer: Vermont College of Fine Arts

I work as the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President for Administration at Vermont College of Fine Arts. I have been in this position for six years and before that I worked in administration at several academic medical centers in New York City.

My current responsibilities include managing the College's investments, financial operations and reporting, business planning including financial modeling, human resources management and responsibility for information technology function as well.

After graduating from Mount Holyoke I worked for several years in management consulting before obtaining my MBA in Economics and Management at the Stern School of business at New York University. I worked full time while undertaking my graduate studies and stumbled into a career in nonprofit financial management.