Vice President for Business Affairs/CFO
John Pecchia was appointed Vice President for Business Affairs/CFO in September 2010. John comes to Marist from D’Youville College in Buffalo, New York, where he served as Vice President for Financial Affairs and Treasurer. John is responsible for overseeing the Business Office, Purchasing, Budget and Finance, and the Bookstore. In addition, John is responsible for endowment and investment oversight, long-range forecasting, audit and financial reporting, bond financing, treasury activities, as well as the preparation, communication, and maintenance of the College’s annual operating and capital budgets.
Outside of his duties as CFO, John serves as a councilor on the Council for Chiropractic Education, the accreditation agency for programs and institutions offering the doctor of chiropractic degree. In addition, John has also taught accounting and finance to undergraduate students as an Assistant Professor.
Previously, John served as the Vice President for Financial Affairs/CFO at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, New York, and before that as Vice President for Business Affairs and Treasurer at the New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls, New York. John received a B.S. in Accounting with honors from the New York Institute of Technology, an M.B.A. in Management and Leadership from the Rochester Institute of Technology, and an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from the American College of Chiropractors. He is also a certified public accountant.
John and his wife Debbie have two sons, Brian and Michael.