DENNIS STOECKLINhas served as Chief Financial Officer of Concordia University since his arrival in 1984, and he also serves as the Secretary/Treasurer of the Concordia University Foundation. Prior to coming to Concordia University he served 8 years in the Internal Audit Department of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod primarily conducting financial and operational audits of the church’s 10 institutions of higher education across the United States.
His combined responsibilities at the University oversee an annual operating budget of $65 million and management of nearly $100 million in assets. As part of his CFO responsibilities he also oversees the operation of the University’s Portland, Oregon and Boise, Idaho physical plant, and directly manages campus expansion, construction and renovation projects. He is directly involved in developing financing strategies to support these capital projects and has successfully completed public bond financing, commercial financing, and private placement financing transactions.
He has extensive experience in the public involvement process and has been the chief liaison between the University and the local community for over 25 years during which time he has served on a wide range of civic, non-profit and faith-based organization boards and committees.
He received his bachelors degree from Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois and is a Certified Public Accountant, board certified by the Missouri State Board of Accountancy. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants.