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1 Andrew M. Harris Experience Present Vermont National Guard Jericho, VT Chief of Staff - Army Oversee the Army Staff of the Vermont National Guard. This administrative headquarters supports the full operational needs of all subordinate units in the State inclusive of human resources, finance, training and development, information technology, compliance, risk management, strategy, logistics, supply, procurement, diversity, readiness, (including medical and dental) and civil support. The Army National Guard is part of the reserve forces of the United States Army. See the military section of this resume for details of other role served Present Wellesley Montessori School Wellesley, MA Director and Treasurer Board member of the Wellesley Montessori School in Wellesley, Massachusetts. WMS is a private school serving the children of the region and provides full day, half day, child center, and summer programs Vermont National Guard Jericho, VT Commander, 86 th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Mountain) Served as deputy commander from 2011 until 2015 and then commander of the organization since The Army National Guard is part of the reserve forces of the United States Army. See the military section of this resume for details of these roles University of North Texas Denton, TX Vice President for Finance and Administration Chief Financial and Administrative Officer for the flagship University within the UNT System serving a student population of over 36,000 students and a total budget of 865 million dollars Assumed the duties of the President in the absence of the President and Provost Served as a member of the President s Cabinet and provided senior level strategic direction and input in guiding the University Chaired the President s Management Excellence Council and Capital Project s Council Managed a staff of approximately 450 with daily executive responsibility for budget, financial planning, investments, risk management, police, parking, transportation, facilities management, student accounting, general accounting, financial reporting, shared services, compliance and policy University of North Texas Denton, TX Vice President for Finance and Administration (UNT) / Vice Chancellor for Finance (UNT System) Chief Financial Officer in a dual-hatted role for a three University System with over 36,000 students and a budget of 1.1 billion dollars. Chief - 1 -

2 Financial and Administrative Officer for the flagship University within the System and a budget of 800 million dollars Managed a staff of approximately 1,000 with daily executive responsibility for budget, financial planning, investments, risk management, police, parking, transportation, facilities management, information technology, purchasing, payroll, human resources, compliance and policy. Served as a member of the Chancellor s and the President s Cabinet and provided senior level strategic direction and input in guiding the University and the System. Assume the duties of the President in the absence of the President and Provost Selected as CFO of the Year Public Sector by the Dallas Business Journal for 2009 Earned two bond rating upgrades for the UNT System (from A1 to Aa3, then Aa2, Moody s) during a global recession and after a 14 year period of unimproved ratings Served on a variety of University and System committees, presented regularly to the Board of Regents, various State Legislators, selected State Boards, Commissions, and Governor s Representatives on issues related to Higher Education Finance University of Chicago Chicago, IL Associate Vice President and University Budget Director Office of Financial Planning and Budget Senior University executive in charge of financial planning and budgeting for the University s 2.2 billion dollar operating and capital budgets, reported directly to the Chief Financial Officer, and supported the Provost, who served as the Chief Budget Officer for the University Managed a staff of seven financial professionals with day-to-day duties of developing, monitoring, reporting and analyzing budgetary performance of all University units and colleges Led a collaborative, University-wide process, to transform budget management practices at the University, first developing and then implementing a functional, all-funds approach to financial management Undertook a review of the University s legacy long-range financial planning model, evaluated prospects for a new model, and implemented a total wealth management product for use at the University Served on a variety of University Committees, including the Executive Budget Committee, and presented regularly to the Financial Planning Committee of the Board of Trustees Boston University Medical Campus Boston, MA Director, Office of Financial Planning and Budget; and, Director, Office of Purchasing Services ( ) Part of the senior management team at the Medical Campus, reported jointly to the Assistant Vice President for Fiscal and Business Affairs and the Provost of the Medical Campus Managed a staff of three in the budget office and seven in the purchasing office - 2 -

3 Responsible for development of a 400 million dollar budget for the Schools of Public Health, Medicine and Dental Medicine as well as Medical Center Administration and the shared services of the Boston Medical Center hospital Developed budgetary management tools that reduced multi-million dollar designated fund deficits by 50% in less than 4 years Provided coherent and disciplined leadership in budgetary matters, allowing an aggressive development agenda to move forward with the benefit of clear financial information Provided financial analysis and support for periodic F&A Cost negotiations, including extensive space allocation work Accepted an additional assignment as Director of the Medical Campus Office of Purchasing Services, an interim position which lasted for over one year and saw the assessment, acceptance, marketing, roll-out and implementation of a purchasing card program for the more than 250 departments at the Medical Campus Boston University Boston, MA Associate Director, Office of Analytical Services Responsible for the executive decision support function of the University s institutional research office, reported jointly to the Director of Analytical Services and the Senior Vice President for matters pertaining to the Board of Trustees and executive compensation Planned and executed numerous regulatory and ad hoc studies for government compliance reporting and in support of senior executives and University Trustees Managed a staff of seven institutional research professionals, consisting of four research analysts and three programming analysts Served as point person for the preparation of trustee materials for monthly and annual trustee meetings Boston University Boston, MA Manager, Finance and Administration, International Programs Oversaw personnel, accounting, budgeting and real estate operations for a multi-million dollar division of the University, reported directly to the Assistant Provost for International Education Conducted international operations in all areas on 6 continents and in 14 different countries Ensured financial targets were met and compliance with international financial regulations was maintained, thereby mitigating risk to the University and contributing to profitable international operations Boston University Boston, MA Assistant to the Senior Vice President Developed and executed a unique management training program within the Office of the Senior Vice President Prepared written correspondence, speeches and presentations for the - 3 -

4 Senior Vice President Provided analytical staff assistance to other executives reporting to the Senior Vice President Planned and executed a large-scale, staffing-level analysis in direct support of University policy making Education Boston U. Questrom School of Business Boston, MA B.S., Business Administration Student Body President Appearances on The Today Show, AM Boston, and the front page of The Boston Globe Boston U. Questrom School of Business Boston, MA M.B.A. Developed and authored a case study exploring the concepts of purchasing power parity and foreign exchange management techniques. The case study was adopted as part of the Boston University School of Management undergraduate curriculum and taught for many years after publication U.S. Army War College Carlisle Barracks, PA Masters in Strategic Studies Single selectee from the Vermont National Guard for attendance as part of the Class of 2012, ahead of numerous higher ranking officers Civic Involvement (selected listing, past and current) Service on a variety of boards and commissions affecting the quality of life in the cities of Boston, MA, Denton, TX and in the Vermont National Guard Appointee, Mayoral Commission to Oversee Development of Air Rights on the Massachusetts Turnpike President, Society for the Preservation of Audubon Circle Representative, Boston University Community Task Force Member, Denton Plan 2020 Steering Committee Alternate, Denton Economic Development Board Voting Member, Army Senior Leadership Council, VTARNG Board of Directors, Treasurer, Wellesley Montessori School Memberships, Interests, and Affiliations (selected listing, past and current) German-American Fulbright Commission Educational Experts Seminar Awardee and Participant Primary Member, Texas Association of State Senior College and University Business Officers (TASSCUBO) Primary Member, National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) Member, Association of College Administration Professionals Member, Government Treasurers Organization of Texas Senior Member, Algonquin Club of Boston, Boston, MA Senior Member, The Army and Navy Club, Washington, DC Life Member, The Honorary Society of Scabbard and Blade Founder, The Boston Briefing Series - 4 -

5 Pi Lambda Phi Fraternity Extensive Foreign Travel Red Sox Baseball Military Service (in reverse order) 2017 Present Chief of Staff - Army Oversee the Army Staff of the Vermont National Guard. This administrative headquarters supports the full operational needs of all subordinate units in the State inclusive of human resources, finance, training and development, information technology, compliance, risk management, strategy, logistics, supply, procurement, diversity, readiness, (including medical and dental) and civil support Commander, 86 th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Mountain) Commanding officer of the largest unit in the Vermont National Guard Overall responsibility for achieving and maintaining the readiness of a globally deployable combat force capable of decisive action anywhere in the world under all conditions Serve on the Army Senior Leadership Council within the State of Vermont Colonel, 86 th IBCT (MTN) Vermont Army National Guard Deputy Commander of the 86 th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Mountain). Second in command of an infantry brigade combat team, a multi-state organization comprised of approximately 3,500 personnel Lieutenant Colonel, 86 th IBCT (MTN) Vermont National Guard Commander of the 186 th Brigade Support Battalion Senior battalion commander within the IBCT with total command time of 45 months Forward-deployed for Operation Enduring Freedom to RC-Capital, Kabul, Afghanistan as an organic unit in General Support of the 38 th ID and the 196 th MEB Prior to mobilization met strength mission for the battalion and exceeded all mobilization requirements Lieutenant Colonel, 86 th IBCT (MTN) Vermont National Guard Executive Officer of the 86 th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Mountain), chief of staff with 9 direct reports, and over 100 second line staff Responsible for coordinating all personnel, intelligence, training, readiness, logistics, civil and public affairs, communications, legal and morale matters for a combat brigade in support of the Commander Oversaw preparations for three large scale training events culminating with a highly successful Warfighter Exercise Major, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan Team Chief, over one year of service in the Global War on Terror Responsible for three different embedded tactical training teams each - 5 -

6 numbering between 12 and 17 personnel. Held joint operational authority and mentorship responsibility for three different Afghan Battalions Personally planned and executed numerous combat missions that directly improved the safety and stability of parts of Afghanistan and set the conditions for safe, fair, and free parliamentary elections Routinely interdicted drug and arms shipments and opposed enemies of the United States and the Government of Afghanistan Major, 86 th Armor Brigade, Vermont Army National Guard Operations Officer, responsible for all training and readiness of an Armor Brigade Planned, prepared, and published annual training guidance for the Brigade, then executed the plan and ensured compliance Oversaw all Brigade related training events in the State of Vermont and externally at military installations around the country and overseas (CN-04) Served as the 86 th Brigade s Plans Officer in Riga, Latvia for Phase 1 of Operation Cooperative Nugget 04, a multi-national peacekeeping training exercise with numerous other countries, that took place simultaneously in the United States, Latvia, and Portugal nd Lieutenant through Major, Vermont Army National Guard The following duty positions, in reverse chronological order, list the usual career progression for an armor officer through Battalion level operations. Of note during this 14 year period of service was a highly successful company command lasting 41 months, two rotations to Macedonia as part of the State Partnership for Peace Program, and a response to New York City in the aftermath of the attacks of September 11 th, Executive Officer, Armor Battalion (3 mos) Operations Officer, Armor Battalion (26 mos) S3 Air, Armor Battalion (8 mos) Company Commander, A/2-172 Armor Battalion (41 mos) Battalion Motor Officer, Armor Battalion (26 mos) Executive Officer, B/2-172 Armor Battalion (19 mos) Platoon Leader, B/2-172 Armor Battalion (15 mos) Military Education (in reverse order) Army War College Command and General Staff College Combined Armed Services Staff School Armor Officers Advanced Course Reserve Component Tank Commanders Course Battalion Motor Officers Course Armor Officers Basic Course Carlisle Barracks, PA Ft. Leavenworth, KS Ft. Leavenworth, KS Ft. Knox, KY Boise, ID Ft. Knox, KY Ft. Knox, KY - 6 -

7 Military Awards and Decorations (selected) Bronze Star Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Combat Action Badge, Global War on Terror Campaign Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with M device, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal and Army Service Ribbon - 7 -