Nicole Tirella appointed Senior Vice President for Financial Affairs, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer

December 7, 2023

Dear Colleagues,

I am pleased to announce that Nicole Tirella has been promoted to Senior Vice President for Financial Affairs, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer, effective January 1, 2024.

Nicole has outstanding credentials as a financial officer and is abundantly qualified for this new role. She joined Boston University in March 2020 as Associate Controller for General Accounting and Financial Reporting and was promoted to the role of Vice President for Financial Operations in July 2021. She assumed the additional title and responsibilities of University Controller in October 2021. During her career, Nicole has held significant financial positions in organizations including Bresnan Communications, KPMG LLP, and the University of Massachusetts.

Nicole earned her BS in accounting from the State University of New York at Oneonta and her MS in accounting from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She is a certified public accountant in Massachusetts and New York.

Please join me in congratulating Nicole as she assumes her new responsibilities. I am confident that she will continue the high level of financial management in support of our mission of education, research, and service.

Sincerely,

Kenneth W. Freeman
President Ad Interim

*This message was sent to faculty and staff on 12/7/2023.