Stephanie Pricken, CPA, joined La Salle as Vice President of Finance and Administration in September of 2016. Previously, Ms. Pricken served as Associate Vice President for Financial Planning & Reporting and Strategic Services at Saint Joseph’s University. In her role at Saint Joseph’s, she led the business transformation of Saint Joseph’s University’s financial operations and provided strategic leadership and support to all financial and operational divisions. Ms. Pricken also served as co-chair of the Budgeting and Planning Committee and on the Strategic Planning Committee. She led the initiative to right-size operations, institute cost controls, and implement best practices leading to improved margins and increased financial stability at that institution. Ms. Pricken started her career in public accounting with the firm KPMG, was the CFO for the Upper Mainline YMCA, and subsequently spent over 20 years with Verizon Corporation holding various leadership roles in finance and operations. Additionally, she has served as an adjunct instructor for Accounting, Auditing, and Educational Leadership courses at three universities. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Lehigh University where she graduated magna cum laude.