News Story

October 07, 2019

La Roche University Appoints New Vice President for Finance and Administration/CFO

Steve LippielloPITTSBURGH, Oct. 7, 2019 — Following a nationwide search, La Roche University has hired Stephen M. Lippiello as the institution’s new Vice President for Finance and Administration/CFO. Mr. Lippiello begins his duties today at the University.

Mr. Lippiello has extensive experience in financial and operational leadership, in both corporate and higher education settings. Prior to joining La Roche, he was the Vice President of Administrative Services for Westmoreland County Community College. He is the former CFO/Vice President of Administrative Services for West Virginia Northern Community College. Throughout his career, he also worked for Mars Home for Youth, Voyager Group Management Services, Carlow University, North Allegheny School District, ATC Paratransit, Mellon Financial Corporation and Port Authority of Allegheny County.

Mr. Lippiello earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Duquesne University and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh’s Katz Graduate School of Business.

His community activities include being past president and current member of his church’s Men’s Club and an usher at Sunday Mass. He and his wife, Celeste, reside in Wexford.

About La Roche University: A private liberal arts university in the North Hills of Pittsburgh, La Roche University offers 66 undergraduate programs of study, six master’s degrees and one doctoral degree, with particular strengths in education, business, criminal justice, psychology, and health and medical sciences as well as interior design and graphic design. This residential university provides a vibrant campus community for more than 1,400 men and women enjoying 30-plus student organizations and an exciting NCAA Div. III athletics program. Founded by the Sisters of Divine Providence in 1963, La Roche University embraces its Catholic heritage while welcoming people of all faiths and backgrounds. With a legacy of social justice and a commitment to international exchange, La Roche University educates students to be lifelong learners and achievers in an increasingly diverse and global society.

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