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Patricia Gallagher

Vice President for Financial Affairs and Chief Financial Officer

Patricia (Patty) Gallagher serves as the College’s Vice President for Financial Affairs and Chief Financial Officer.  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 and related functions.  In addition, she serves as 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 Visiting Committee at Stonehill College; the immediate past Chair of the Risk Management Group of the Boston Consortium for Higher Education; and a former member of the Board of Directors at Old Colony Hospice.