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Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 9:00am

Mercy College has appointed Brett M. Carroll as Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer. He will join the College on February 1.

Carroll brings 25 years of experience in finance and accounting across various sectors, including higher education, financial services and public accounting. He currently serves as the Associate Vice President and Treasurer at the University of Hartford in West Hartford, CT where he oversees all university treasury functions, including the university’s $165M endowment, and helps monitor the university’s $250M annual operating budget.

“We are pleased to welcome Brett Carroll to Mercy College,” said President Tim Hall, Mercy College President. “Brett brings a wealth of knowledge in financial matters, including accounting and budget; cash management; endowment and debt management as well as risk management. His commitment and expertise will help us to further the mission of Mercy College.”

“This is an exciting time for Mercy College,” said Brett M. Carroll. “I am honored to be joining the institution and look forward to not only maintaining the College’s financial stability but also being part of its continued growth.”

Previously, Carroll spent several years in the financial services industry where he served as Director at UBS Global Asset Management in Hartford, CT, as well as Manager at Landmark Partners in Simsbury, CT. Carroll began his career at Coopers and Lybrand (currently PricewaterhouseCoopers) in Hartford, CT, and has also held senior leadership positions in the not-for-profit industry.

Carroll was selected following a comprehensive search process that produced a highly qualified pool of applicants. Carroll is a Certified Public Accountant, holds a master’s degree in management from the University of Hartford’s Barney School of Business, and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Connecticut.