Amos Himmelstein
Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Amos and his team generate financial strategies, oversee finance and budget management, develop institutional policies, and improve operational functions to meet the College's goals and objectives. He is responsible for the Business OfficeBudget and Institutional PlanningFacilities ManagementHospitality Services and Human Resources.

A native New Yorker, Amos came to Occidental in the fall of 2009 to lead the College's strategic planning efforts. Following the completion of the plan: 21st Century Liberal Arts: Urban & Global, he was promoted to Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

In his role as VP & COO, Amos is the administrative liaison to the College's Audit Committee, Budget & Finance Committee, Buildings & Grounds Committee, and Investment Committee. He also serves on many other College-wide committees and has served as a member of accreditation teams for the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and the Northwestern Commission on Colleges and Universities. Other service activities include adviser to the student-managed investment Blyth Fund as well as the Women's and Men's Ultimate Clubs.

A graduate of CUNY's Baruch College in New York City, Amos earned his MBA in international business and management.

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