Robert Herzog is Harrison College’s Chief Financial Officer. In this role Robert directs The College’s overall financial plans, policies, and accounting relationships with lending institutions and the financial community; as well as its Title IV program. He also oversees and directs The College’s information technology, treasury, budgeting, long range forecasting, government and external relations, and compliance activities.
Prior to joining Harrison College, Robert held various executive and leadership roles within: a Fortune 500 company, two international CPA firms, and small-cap financial services company. Throughout his leadership career he has led various change management, re-engineering, and turnaround projects. If there’s one thing he’s learned: it’s that change is inevitable.
Robert is a member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities and currently serves as co-chair of the Board of Directors’ Grassroots committee, as well as a member of the Government Relations Committee. Robert is a graduate of APSCU’s Leadership Institute and has been a presenter at the Institute since 2007.
Robert is an active participant in the Indianapolis non-profit and philanthropic community. He was appointed in June of 2007 by then Indianapolis Mayor Bart Peterson to serve on the Greater Indianapolis Progress Committee, a public-private advisory board formed to advise the Mayor’s office. He is a graduate of the Stanley K. Lacy Executive Leadership Series, serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Gleaners Food Bank, of Indiana Inc. and serves as its Treasurer. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Robert also serves as a member of the Indianapolis 500 Festival Parade Committee and the finance committee of St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Past memberships include: The Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Grand Rapids, MI Ballet Company, and the Meridian Street Foundation in Indianapolis. He has been integrally involved with a number of other local fund raising activities.
Education:1991 – BS in Accounting – Minnesota State University – MankatoCertified Public Accountant in the state of Minnesota
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