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David Hale

David B. Hale
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

201 Maryland Hall

University of Richmond, VA 23173
Tel  (804) 289-8150
Fax (804) 287-6474

David B. Hale joined the University of Richmond as vice president for business and finance and treasurer on July 29, 2013. Hale is responsible for all finance and administrative functions of the University, and serves on the board of Spider Management Company LLC, a wholly controlled affiliate of the University.

Hale brings 30 years of experience in higher education and finance. Prior to joining Richmond, he served at Colgate University for 20 years, ending his tenure as vice president for finance and administration 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.

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