Interim Vice President for Finance
As Interim Vice President for Finance, Mike Green is the chief financial officer of the University and, with the Interim Vice President for Administration (VPA), provides leadership, oversight, and stewardship for all aspects of the University's administrative resources and services. He is responsible for overseeing finance divisions, including accounting and analysis, business centers, business affairs, capital and self-support budget management, purchasing, contracting and materials management, and human resources. On behalf of the University and in collaboration with the Interim VPA, he serves as the institutional representative on finance and administrative [M1] matters to the Oregon public universities’ council of vice presidents of finance and administration. In this capacity, he is involved with the Interim VPA in discussions regarding capital planning, budgeting and fiscal planning, long-range business planning, allocation of resources among Oregon’s public universities, and approval of capital projects. Mike also serves as OSU’s representative on the oversight committee of the University Shared Services Enterprise (USSE) that provides administrative services to all Oregon public universities.
Mike came to OSU in January of 2014 as the Associate Vice President for Finance and Administration, leading the Controllership, Business Affairs, and Treasury Management functions. During Mike’s tenure at OSU, he has collaborated with Finance and Administration colleagues in developing and implementing key Board of Trustee treasury management and management reporting policies and processes, including successfully managing the process to receive OSU’s first credit rating and issue OSU’s first revenue bonds. He has also worked closely with colleagues to move the capital development of the new OSU-Cascades campus forward and establish and oversee the USSE. Prior to Mike’s tenure at OSU, he had 23 years of experience at the Oregon University System, beginning in the internal audit division and then moving to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration/Controller position where he was responsible for overseeing the preparation of the consolidated annual financial report, cash, investment and long-term debt management, payroll consolidation and reporting, tax reporting and compliance, and financial reporting to the OUS board. During his tenure at OUS and OSU, Mike has also served as a Trustee for the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP) and as chair and member of the investment committee that oversees the investment platform for both the ORP and the Tax Deferred Investment program. Among Mike’s significant accomplishments at OUS was reengineering of the treasury function; bringing innovative strategies and implementing more efficient processes that, since inception in 2010 through 2014, generated over $13 million in new revenues to OUS and reduced borrowing costs by over $10 million. In addition to his higher education experience, Mike also has five years of experience in public accounting. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Accounting from Oregon State University and is a Certified Public Accountant. Mike is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants and serves on the Oregon State Credit Union board.
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