Welcome to the Office of the Chief Financial Office & Treasurer

Annemieke S. Martinez, Interim CFO

Annemieke Martinez served as the deputy CFO under the late Michael J. Mash. In close partnership with Masch, Martinez worked to help the University achieve and maintain financial stability. Martinez brings more than 37 years of experience in financial management and oversight at the university level. Previously, she served as the assistant vice president and chief business officer for the Main Campus at Georgetown University.

Frank Bello, Interim Treasurer

Frank Bello currently serves as chief investment officer and assistant vice president for Howard University’s $1.2 billion endowment and retirement pension funds. He also participates in bringing awareness to the Howard University endowment fund by raising campaign and investment capital to achieve mission critical goals of the University.

About the Office of the Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer

The Office of the Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer is responsible for supervision and management of financial and business operations at Howard University. 

The mission of the Office of the Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer is to assist the President, the Board of Trustees, the Cabinet and the Deans – on behalf of all faculty, students and staff – in achieving and maintaining sustainable financial stability for the entire University and all of its schools and component units.  The Office of the CFO & Treasurer helps Howard University to be a responsible steward of the funds entrusted to the University by its students and their families, donors, grantors, and other supporters. 

Access key University financial reports and audits.

Offices and activities under the supervision of the Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer include the following:

Controller’s Office

  • General Accounting
  • Audits and Financial Reporting
  • Grant Accounting
  • Restricted Fund Accounting
  •  Payroll

Treasury Operations

  • Cash Management
  • Debt Management

Bursar’s Office (Student Accounts)

  • Student Billing
  • Student Collections
  • Student Refunds
  • Payment Plan Administration
  • Financial Holds
  • Tax Credit Reporting – 1098-T

University Budget Office

  • Budget Preparation
  • Budget Monitoring

Procurement and Contracting   

  • Purchasing
  • Contracting
  • Procurement Cards

Accounts Payable

  • Vendor Payments
  • Travel Authorization & Reimbursement

Investment Office

  • Endowment Investment Management
  • Pension Fund Investment Management
  • 403B Plan Investment Management (with HR)

Insurance and Risk Management               

  • Insurance
  • Claims Management
  • Risk Management

Real Estate Development             

  • Property Acquisition
  • Property Disposition
  • Leasing
  • Space Planning