Mark P. Haas
Mark Haas serves as Michigan State University’s Vice President for Finance and Treasurer. He joined MSU in 2010 and has served as the Chief Financial Officer.
Haas has more than three decades of university, government, financial, and managerial experience, along with a broad and deep knowledge of all aspects of financial operations necessary to manage the multiple aspects of MSU’s finances. At MSU, he has overseen staff responsibilities for treasury and banking functions, cash and debt management, investments, contract and grant administration, endowment administration, risk management and insurance, financial reporting, purchasing and logistics, licensing, and recycling. Mark previously worked in Michigan State government for 30 years serving four Governors. Haas last served as the State of Michigan’s Chief Deputy Treasurer. In that role, he served as a principal adviser to the Governor and State Treasurer, overseeing 2,200 employees and an operating budget of $1.9 billion, investments of $63 billion, and a $50 billion banking operation.
Work experience extends to currently serving on the boards of the MSU College of Law Foundation Board, University Club Board, and as Treasurer of the Michigan History Foundation.
Mark received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Master of Arts in Economics from Central Michigan University, attended graduate school at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and worked toward a Ph.D. in Economics at Michigan State University. Also, he attended the Harvard Kennedy School and the Yale School of Management for post graduate programs in public policy and investments, respectfully.
Mark lives in East Lansing Michigan with his family.