CSUSM Foundation Board Executive Director
Mr. Neal Hoss is vice president for university advancement at CSUSM, a position that he has held since January 2008. Beginning in January 2005, Mr. Hoss served as vice president for finance and administrative services and chief financial officer at the university. Previously, Mr. Hoss 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 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.