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Julie Long, Chief Public Relations Officer (585) 389-2456
Nazareth College is pleased to announce that Patrick Richey has been named the college’s new vice president for finance and administration. Richey has 25 years of progressive experience in senior leadership roles for higher education and government organizations as a chief financial officer. He begins his role on January 20.
“As Nazareth moves into 2014, we look forward to the financial leadership that Patrick will bring to the college,” said Nazareth President Daan Braveman. He has years of experience in both higher education and community administration roles, and I welcome him to Nazareth’s senior leadership team.”
Richey previously worked as vice president for business and finance/treasurer at Canisius College in Buffalo, N.Y. Prior to Canisius, Richey served as vice president for finance and operations at Genesee Community College in Batavia, N.Y. He spent more than 15 years in local government management positions in several New York state municipalities.
“With President Braveman’s message of access and affordability for Nazareth students, I look forward to the challenge of delivering effective financial management that helps Nazareth remain fiscally strong in this fast changing world of higher education,” said Richey.
He earned his master’s in public administration from Syracuse University and earned his bachelor’s degree from LeMoyne College.
Founded in 1924, Nazareth College is located on a close-knit, suburban campus in the dynamic, metropolitan region of Rochester, N.Y. The College offers challenging academic programs in the liberal arts and sciences and professional programs in health and human services, education, and management. Nazareth's strong cultures of service and community prepare students to be successful professionals and engaged citizens. The College enrolls approximately 2,000 undergraduate students and 1,000 graduate students.