October 4, 2019
Koya is delighted to have placed Basil Stewart as Vice President for Finance & Administration of Lasell University.
Stewart most recently served as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration at Merrimack College where he was responsible for all business and financial operations including risk management, information technology, and human resources.
Earlier in his career, Stewart worked as controller at a number of top-tier higher education institutions including MIT, Northeastern, RPI, Smith College, and Wentworth Institute of Technology. A certified public accountant (CPA), Stewart began his professional career at Coopers & Lybrand, one of the oldest and most distinguished accounting firms in the country.
Stewart is an active and engaged board member of the Eastern Association of College and University Business Officers. He earned both his bachelor’s degree and MBA from UMass Amherst.