THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON
Office of the VP for Finance and Administration and CFO
Nathan J. Mortimer serves as UA's vice president of finance and administration and its chief financial officer. He was named the interim director of athletics on June 19, 2015.
Mortimer joined UA in 2003 as chief audit executive, leading UA's internal auditor's Office. In 2011, he added associate vice president for institutional and operational effectiveness duties.
During the 2014 transition in UA’s presidency, Mortimer filled a variety of interim leadership roles, including that of chief information officer, vice president for research and president of the research foundation, and associate CFO. In June 2015, President Scott L. Scarborough promoted Mortimer to his current position.
Prior to his UA service, Mortimer served the Office of the Ohio Auditor of State in positions of increasing responsibility, ultimately serving as the assistant chief deputy auditor where he co-managed a staff of 65 professionals. Before that, he worked for Deloitte & Touche, an internationally recognized public accounting firm.
Following high school, Mortimer enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in active duty from 1985-88.
Mortimer earned a B.B.A. in accounting in 1993. He has been a registered CPA in the State of Ohio since 1996.
Mortimer and his wife Karen reside in Brimfield Township with their three children—daughter Emily, son Jack, and daughter Abby.
Karen, also a registered CPA, is senior manager at Ernst & Young Akron’s office.
Nathan J. Mortimer
Departments within the division
Associate Vice President, Treasury and Financial Planning: 330-972-5302
Treasury Services: 330-972-7574
Accounts Payable: 330-972-7200
Property Accounting: 330-972-7202