Kim named Associate Vice-Chancellor of Finance and Treasurer – The Source
Amye Kim, former director of capital budget and debt at Princeton University, has been named associate vice chancellor for finance and treasurer at Washington University in St. Louis, according to Amy B. Kweskin, Executive Vice Chancellor for Finance and Chief Financial Officer.
Kim, who joined the university on Jan. 17, succeeds Mark Amiri, who is retiring at the end of the month after five years as University of Washington treasurer and more than 35 career in various financial roles across the country.
“I want to thank Mark for his leadership and support. Over the past five years, Mark has been a strategic partner supporting the university’s funding needs for a variety of projects, including the Danforth Campus East Project and the Medical Campus Neuroscience Research Building,” said Kweskin. “He has worked to ensure the university is using its liquidity resources efficiently, especially during the pandemic. Mark will be missed and we wish him the best in this next phase.
“At Amye Kim, we were able to recruit a talented and dedicated treasury manager from college,” Kweskin said. “Amye’s previous experiences in higher education and investment banking will serve us well as we move forward with the university’s strategic plan and build on our strong financial position.”
Kim will be responsible for the strategic oversight of the university’s cash management activities, which involves safeguarding and effectively managing the university’s financial resources. She will lead the offices of cash management, insurance and risk management, and student and parent loan programs.
In her position at Princeton, Kim was responsible for leading the capital planning and funding team and managing the financial aspects of the university’s long-term capital plans and programs, long-term debt portfolio , the short-term loan program and the parental and unique loan programs. .
Prior to Princeton, Kim worked in investment banking where she structured and executed financings for institutions in various specialty areas. She earned an undergraduate degree in economics from Brandeis University and a graduate degree in public policy from the University of Chicago.
Amiri joined the University of Washington as associate vice chancellor for finance and treasurer in 2016 after serving as vice president of finance and chief investment officer at Baylor Scott and White Health in Dallas, the city’s largest healthcare system. Texas health nonprofit and one of the largest in the United States. States.
He previously served as vice president and treasurer of Baylor Health Care System, also in Dallas, and before that worked for St. Louis-based Ascension Health for nearly 30 years.