Craig Hadley, CPA has 45 years of extensive business experience in many facets of finance and operations. Most recently, Hadley retired as Husson University’s vice president of finance and administration, treasurer at the end of 2021. He had been with the university for over 13 years, playing a significant role in the university’s response to the pandemic. His efforts included overseeing the deployment of $25 million in Federal economic relief.
During his tenure at Husson, Hadley skillfully managed an extensive portfolio of responsibilities. He oversaw the university’s business services and finances including Husson’s endowment. Under Hadley’s leadership, Facilities Services, Auxiliary Services, Information Technology, and campus Safety and Security all made important contributions to the University’s success.
Hadley worked closely with Husson’s Board of Trustees in the areas of finance, operations management, and the physical plant. As a result of his dedication, the University was able to institute approximately $100 million in campus facility developments and improvements. These projects all enhance the quality of Husson’s academic and student life.
Hadley is a licensed CPA and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Richmond and a master’s in business administration from Columbia University. Before joining Husson, he had a successful 32-year business career working for a variety of publicly traded, private, and multinational companies as well as nonprofit institutions, spanning 15 industries with revenues of $3.5 million to $6 billion. Hadley recently served for many years as a Trustee and Committee member for one of Maine’s largest Health Systems, Northern Light. He has also written articles and shared his extensive expertise for NACUBO and its membership.