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Finance and Accounting

Under the leadership of the Senior Vice President for Business and Finance,  Financial Operations works with key compliance partners across the University to provide stewardship, protect assets and ensure that Northwestern follows state, federal and other regulations in financial-related matters.

Who to Contact


Financial Operations
(847) 491-7350

Amanda Distel
Senior Associate Vice President, Treasurer
(847) 491-7350

Nicole Van Laan
(847) 491-4722

Risk, Internal Audit & Compliance
(847) 467-6170

Elizabeth Truelove McDermott
Executive Director of Internal Audit
(847) 491-4956