Sean P. Nelson

Vice President of Finance
University of Wisconsin System
(Commissioner Alternate)
(608) 262-1311
1624 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Drive
Appointment Term: 
February 8, 2018

Sean P. Nelson has served as vice president of finance for the University of Wisconsin System since April 2017, and is also the chief financial officer to the Wisconsin Board of Regents, president, system chancellors, and their staffs in matters of financial policy and planning. He is responsible for providing assurance of the fiscal integrity of the University of Wisconsin System. He previously served as the deputy commissioner for administration and finance at the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and a master's degree in urban and environmental policy and planning from Tufts University.