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St. Norbert College Appoints Autumn Anfang to Serve as Vice President of Business and Finance

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From St. Norbert College, June 27, 2019
by Mike Counter,, 920-403-3089

Autumn Anfang has been appointed to serve as vice president of business and finance at St. Norbert College. She begins on Aug. 5, 2019. In this role, Anfang will serve
as an integral member of the president’s cabinet, overseeing the financial and business performance of the college.

“We are thrilled to welcome Autumn Anfang to the St. Norbert community,” said Brian Bruess, president of St. Norbert College. “In addition to her exceptional depth in finance, she has successfully led strategic planning, continuous improvement and operations in higher education. Autumn also demonstrates a deep commitment to our mission, strategic plan, and to creating an increasingly more sophisticated and effective education so that our students can flourish.”

Anfang will lead the college’s business and finance division, which is responsible for finance, budgeting, and investments and endowment management, as well as business operations including human resources, legal, risk and property management, auxiliary services and facilities.

“I am honored to join the highly-regarded community of St. Norbert College,” said Anfang. “In every interaction, the college has lived up to its reputation. There is a deep sense of community here, and an enduring commitment to developing students intellectually, spiritually and personally. Everything about the college’s mission and traditions speaks to my values and beliefs, and the importance of higher education.”

Anfang has 23 years of experience providing financial, operational and organizational leadership in for-profit, non-profit and higher education institutions. Most recently, she served as Marquette University’s director of business management and analysis and was responsible for leading strategic initiatives. Prior to joining Marquette, she served as the assistant vice chancellor of business administration for student affairs, auxiliary services, athletics and enrollment management at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Before entering the higher-education industry in 2011, she served in chief financial officer and finance leadership roles in the non-profit, government, telecommunications and banking sectors.
Anfang has a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and has been a licensed certified public accountant since 1991. She earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Georgia. Anfang has completed a leadership certification and Six Sigma Green Belt certification, both from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Anfang succeeds Eileen Jahnke, who will be retiring in September 2019 after serving 18 years at St. Norbert College including 12 years as vice president of business and finance.

About St. Norbert College

St. Norbert College is one of the top-ranked Catholic liberal arts colleges in the nation. Founded in 1898, it remains the only college in the world sponsored by the Norbertine Order, a global Catholic order devoted to living in community and serving others. The college offers more than 2,100 students from 26 countries
the opportunity to pursue more than 40 fields of study, study abroad in 29 countries, compete in 23 varsity sports and participate in more than 90 student clubs and organizations.

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