West Chester, Pa Resident Named Vice President for Finance at Immaculata University
Bruce Friedman, of West Chester, PA, joins the executive administration of Immaculata University as vice president for Finance and Administration. In this capacity, he will oversee all financial aspects of the University and is responsible for human resources, facilities, and technology services for the campus.
Most recently serving at the University of Pennsylvania as the executive director of finance for the Business Services Division, Friedman had previously been the chief financial officer for Penn Dental Medicine. Beginning his professional career at lauded corporations such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, Verizon, and Exelon, Friedman transitioned into the education industry as vice president and corporate controller for Nobel Learning Communities and then as chief financial officer for CSMI, LLC, a charter school management company, before advancing into higher education at the University of Pennsylvania.
Earning his undergraduate degree in accounting and finance from Drexel University, Friedman continued his education receiving his MBA in finance from Drexel and a second master’s degree in organizational dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania. He is also a certified public accountant. To keep current in his industry, Friedman maintains memberships in several professional organizations including the National Association of College and University Business Officers, the CFO Leadership Council, and a long-standing member of both the state (PICPA) and national (AICPA) institutes for certified public accountants.
In addition to his professional memberships, Friedman volunteers his time as the president of Team Telomere, Inc. and as a board member of Bournelyf Special Camp. From 2002-2010, Friedman was a board member and president (2008-2010) of Chester County Disability Services.
“I’m excited to become a part of the Immaculata community as the University continues to thrive. Living in Chester County makes this even more special to me and our family,” states Friedman on his new position at Immaculata. “The University’s rich history, inclusive culture and the mission of service and education all align with my own experiences and values.”
Today’s Immaculata University is a vibrant coeducational community of active and engaged learners. Established in 1920 and guided by the servant leadership tradition of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, the University empowers graduates for lifelong success, leadership and service. Immaculata offers more than 70 undergraduate and graduate programs and is home to 23 NCAA athletic teams. The expansive suburban campus is located in renowned Chester County, Pa, 30 miles west of Philadelphia.