Vice President of Administration and Finance
and Chief Fiscal Officer of California State University, Northridge.
Appointed in 2008 as head of the division, he directs a wide range of campus departments that provide essential services to students, faculty, staff, and the external community. Mr. McCarron oversees university fiscal operations, facility construction and maintenance, police services, intercollegiate athletics, human resource administration, and internal audit. He also serves as a member of the CSUN Foundation, the CSU Investment Committee, and an Executive Committee member of the CSU Risk Management Authority.
Prior to accepting this leadership role, he served as executive director and president of the University Corporation and North Campus Development Corporation since 1999. In that capacity, he had oversight of campus commercial services, grants and contracts administration, faculty/staff housing and University Licensing. He continues to serve as Treasurer & Secretary of the North Campus-University Park Development Corporation, which is charged with the integrated development of the 65 acres that comprise CSUN's North Campus.
Before his arrival at Northridge, Tom McCarron was chief financial officer of the CSU Institute, which developed system-wide business opportunities and public/private partnerships for the CSU. Mr. McCarron earned a B.S. in accounting at CSUN and an MBA from Pepperdine University. He is a past president of the CSU's state-wide Auxiliary Organizations Association.