Eric Nelson

Eric Nelson joins Holy Family University
Placed Leader

Eric Nelson

Vice President for Finance and Administration/Chief Financial Officer
Holy Family University

October 16, 2019

Koya partnered with Holy Family University on their search for a Vice President for Finance and Administration/Chief Financial Officer. Our work resulted in the placement of Eric Nelson.

Nelson has over 30 years of experience in higher education and commercial banking finance administration. Prior to joining the University, he served as Vice President for Finance and Treasure of Arcadia University for approximately four years. Before Arcadia, he served as the Vice President for Finance and Administration at Misericordia University located in Dallas, Pennsylvania for approximately four years. Nelson was also the Vice President for Finance at Wesley College located in Dover Delaware for approximately 14 years.

He has served several institutions during their capital campaigns. His role during the campaigns was that of being a member of the senior staff and also as a board member of several non-for-profit entities.

Nelson is a member of the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) and the College and University Personnel Association (CUPA). He has served on several boards of nonprofit organizations. He represents Arcadia with the Philadelphia Area Chamber of Commerce and is a Board Member of the Cheltenham Police Athletic League and Montgomery County (Pennsylvania) Economic Development Council. He serves as a consultant to several colleges and universities on finance and financial aid matters.

Nelson has a Master of Business Administration from Baker College in Flint, MI.


Read the press release: Eric Nelson, MBA Named Vice President for Finance and Administration.