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VP Business Affairs & CFO Office

The Office of the Vice President for Business Affairs and Chief Financial Officer coordinates activities, people, facilities and finance for the entire Business Affairs organization. In addition to the VP & CFO, it includes the AVP for Business Development, the AVP for Business Affairs Finance and Facilities and a Senior Financial Analyst.

Business Development

Business Development evaluates and implements new business opportunities presented to the University, evaluates investment opportunities for the President’s Venture Fund, manages the policies governing use of the Stanford's name and trademarks, and completes the strategic assessment of business issues facing the University on behalf of the Vice President of Business Affairs.

Finance and Administration

Finance and Administration manages finance and budget, human resources and facilities for the Business Affairs organization.  The group oversees the Fringe Pool, the SGG Project Fund and the Insurance Budget; and provides oversight of capital and space planning for all Business Affairs departments on both the Main and the Redwood City campuses.  The unit also manages the Stanford Alternative Work locations in the bay area and plays a lead role in the coordination of emergency operations.  The HR team coordinates a robust talent development program.


Senior Financial Analyst

The senior financial analyst supports the Board of Trustees Committee on Finance and offers expert analytical support to multiple other units across campus.