He has spent the past 10 years working in finance positions at institutions of higher education, including Webster University, Washington University, Western Kentucky University, and Saint Louis University. He holds his bachelor's degree from Saint Louis University, and his master's degree from Western Kentucky University. Rhynerson is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Saint Louis University. Professionally he is a member of the National Association of College & University Business Officer's (NACUBO), and has received certification through Harvard Program on Negotiation, and Harvard Management Development Program.
As vice president for finance & business services, Rhynerson reports to the president of the university and serves as a member of the President's Cabinet and senior administrative team. He is responsible for ensuring the fiscal integrity and strength of the institution by managing fiscal responsibilities of the university and works closely with the controller to ensure accurate, transparent financial reporting in a timely manner to internal and external stakeholders.
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