CSUSM Foundation Board Executive Director
Mr. Neal Hoss is the Interim Vice President for Finance and Administrative Services (FAS) and Chief Financial Officer at CSUSM, a position he has held since November 2016. His areas of oversight include Finance and Budget, Procurement, Facilities Development and Management, Human Resources and Payroll Services, University Police, Parking and Commuter Services, Administration, and the University Auxiliary and Research Services Corporation. Mr. Hoss is also the Executive Director for the CSUSM Foundation. Prior to Mr. Hoss’ current role, he served as Vice President for University Advancement at CSUSM from January 2008 to November 2016. Mr. Hoss also held the Vice President for FAS and CFO role at CSUSM from January 2005 to January 2008. Prior to Mr. Hoss’ employment at CSUSM, he was employed at California State University East Bay (formerly Hayward), the University of San Diego (USD), and the University of California, San Diego. At CSU Hayward, he was the Associate Vice President for Business and Financial Services from 1997 to 2005. At USD from 1990 to 1995, he was the Financial Accounting Manager and later Director of Accounting. From 1985 to 1990, he was the Chief Financial Officer of the UC San Diego Foundation. Mr. Hoss received a bachelor's degree in business administration/accounting from the University of Montana and a master's of business administration from USD. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.