Ms. Bradin joined Lesley in November 2006, and has primary responsibility for the fiscal stewardship of the University's resources with a focus on planning and strategically positioning and managing assets to maximize their utilization in achieving the University's academic mission. She is responsible for Information Technology and the Financial Operations, which include Accounting, Budgeting/Planning, Cash Management and Procurement. With over 30 years of professional experience in finance, Ms. Bradin has served as Chief Financial Officer for several portfolio companies of Schooner Capital Corporation, a private equity firm in Boston, and for numerous small and start-up clients of Corporate Initiatives, a firm she co-founded. She spent eight years prior to joining Lesley as a senior partner for Argo Global Capital, a venture capital firm specializing in wireless telecommunications in Wakefield, Massachusetts, which managed $435 million of assets and prior to that, was a Partner at Advent International, focusing on Asian investments. Ms. Bradin is a board member of the Financial Executives International, Boston Chapter, where she is Chair of the Academic Relations Committee. Additionally, she has held similar high-profile financial positions at Harvard University as Director of the Budget Office and at the University of Massachusetts as Vice President for Management. She also was the Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of Bunker Hill Community College. She holds a B.A. in English Literature from Cornell University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.