Vice President for Financial Affairs
Chief Financial Officer
Patricia (Patty) Gallagher serves as the College’s Vice President for Financial Affairs, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer. She joined Olin College in 2008, and held positions of Assistant and Associate Vice President for Financial Affairs before being appointed to her current role in April 2015. In this role, she oversees all financial affairs of the College, including the budget, the endowment, the debt portfolio, risk management, financial reporting, long-range planning and related functions. In addition, she was the founding Chair of the College's Retirement Plan Committee.
Before joining Olin, Ms. Gallagher served as Controller at South Shore Hospital and the Museum of Fine Arts, and as Senior Director of Finance at Signature Healthcare/Brockton Hospital. She holds an M.B.A. degree from Babson College and a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Stonehill College. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). Ms. Gallagher is a member of the Business Advisory/Visiting Committee at Stonehill College, where she also served recently as an adjunct professor, teaching a class about not-for-profit organizations. She is a board member at the Boston Consortium for Higher Education, and is a former member of the Board of Directors at Old Colony Hospice.