About the Executive Vice President

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David B. Hale
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

David Hale is the executive vice president and chief operating officer at the University of Richmond, and is responsible for the oversight of the divisions of Business Affairs, Athletics, and Information Services and serves on the Board of Managers of Spider Management Company, LLC, a wholly controlled affiliate of the University. Hale joined the University as vice president for business and finance and treasurer in July 2013.

Prior to joining Richmond, Hale served at Colgate University for 20 years, and for 12 years served as vice president for finance and treasurer. At Colgate, Hale previously worked as associate director of planned giving, assistant treasurer, and director of financial analysis and investments. He also led Colgate’s efforts to invest in the surrounding community.

Prior to working in higher education, Hale was director of international accounting at Sony Pictures Entertainment and head of Paramount Pictures’ international accounting office in the Netherlands, as well as controller of a division of Paramount. He was also an accountant for Deloitte, Haskins and Sells.

Hale holds a bachelor’s degree from Colgate University and a master’s degree in accounting from Stern School of Business at New York University.

He is married with three children.