Vice Chancellor for Financial Services & Chief Financial Officer
Brian Hutzley is vice chancellor for financial services and chief financial officer for SUNY. In this capacity, he is responsible for SUNY’s $10 billion annual all-funds budget as well as strategic infrastructure management and operations of the University.
His administrative responsibilities also include oversight of the offices of Finance and Budget, Business Affairs, and University Accounting. Mr. Hutzley also works on the University’s strategic planning, shared services, and strategic sourcing initiatives.
Prior to joining System Administration in June 2011, Hutzley was vice president for business and finance at SUNY Delhi, where his responsibilities included strategic visioning and oversight of budget and planning, computer information systems, accounting, purchasing, food service, campus bookstore, and community service, including continuing education programs. At the college, he was also the president of the College Association of Delhi Inc., a member of the Board of Trustees for the College Foundation at Delhi Inc., and the operations manager for the Research Foundation.
Mr. Hutzley also served on and continues to serve on the SUNY Chancellor’s Leadership Advisory Committee, Information Technology Transformation, Resource Allocation and Budget Task Force. He was the President of the State University Business Officers Association (SUBOA), providing invaluable vision, insight, and policy support for the entire SUNY system.
His prior positions include director of finance and strategy for Mead in Sidney, N.Y., where he drove acquisitions and alliances processes, budgeting, credit and collection, and accounting services. Before Mead, he held management positions at Amphenol Aerospace, AT&T, and NCR. His expertise includes strategic planning and implementation, financial planning and controls, and organizational and leadership development.
He is on the board of directors for The Otsego County Chamber and on the Chamber’s Business Action Committee. Hutzley is also on the Board of Directors for the Otschodela Council for the Boy Scout's of America, the Sidney Community Foundation, the Art and Soul of the Catskills Festival, the NJCAA Division III National Basketball Tournament, and the Delaware County Empire Zone Administration Board.
Mr. Hutzley has a Master of Business Administration degree from Syracuse University and a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University. He is originally from Michigan and now lives in Gilbertsville, NY.