Carnegie Mellon University, M.S., Public Policy and Management and Industrial Administration
Arizona State University, B.S., Economics
As the Senior Vice President, this position serves as the chief administrative officer for the College combining the functions of a chief financial, chief operating officer and Treasurer. In this capacity, Mitch oversees various departments including Human Resources, Facilities Management and Plant Operations, Campus Safety, the Controller’s Office, Budgeting and Planning, Dining Services, the Bookstore, Central Services, and Conferences and Events. Prior to joining Haverford, Mitch spent seven years as Vice President for Finance and Administration, Treasurer at Lafayette College after having worked in the private sector for twenty years as a Managing Director in investment banking with UBS Investment Bank/UBS PaineWebber and PNC Capital Markets, where he was head of its Public Finance Department. During his career, he managed $10 billion in financings and earned Series 6, 7, 24, 52, 53 and 63 securities licenses. His client base primarily included colleges, universities, academic medical centers and state systems, along with other non-profit and government entities. Among other positions, Mitch worked with the US Chamber of Commerce in Washington, DC and before heading to CMU, he was a lift operator for Vail Associates (Colorado) for one season.
In 2015, Mitch was elected to the Board of Directors of the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) and served as the Board Chair/President of the Eastern Association of College and University Business Officers from 2017 to 2019. He is the Chair of the Advisory Council of Emeriti Retirement Health and has served on a number of other non-profit and community boards as well as being named to the "40 under 40" by the Philadelphia Business Journal in the past.