Office of the VP for Finance and Business Affairs

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Craig Kispert is the vice president for finance and business affairs at Seattle Pacific University and SPU’s chief financial officer. In this role, he provides leadership and oversight to the areas below. 

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Meet Craig Kispert

Craig Kispert serves as vice president for Finance and Business Affairs and chief financial officer for SPU. He is also vice chair of the Seattle Pacific Foundation. His areas of expertise include debt management, financial reporting, budget planning, and outsourced-services oversight.

Mr. Kispert has been a CPA in the state of Washington since 1994, with experience in central banking and corporate accounting prior to coming to Seattle Pacific in 1993. He received a bachelor’s degree from SPU in 1988, and an MBA from Seattle University in 1991.

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SPU Ranked as a “Best National University”

SPU is nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report, the only private university in the Pacific Northwest to make its 2018 Best National Universities list.