Delaware Valley University has announced the appointment of Mr. Curtis M. Topper as the new Vice President for Finance and Administration. He will take up the position in July. Currently serving as the Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of General Services, Mr. Topper is a member of the Governor’s cabinet of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. In this role, he has overseen the state government operating agency responsible for the procurement of goods and services, management of non-highway capital projects, management of the commonwealth’s real estate portfolio, increasing and advancing contracting opportunities for small and diverse businesses and the maintenance and protection of state-owned buildings and facilities. Mr. Topper is an experienced financial and shared services executive with a unique combination of government, corporate and higher education experience spanning over 25 years. Prior positions include AVP Purchasing, Contracts and Accounts payable at Georgetown University, Director of Shared Services and Outsourcing Advisory at KPMG and Chief Operating Officer of the Neiman Group in Philadelphia. As a Ph.D. candidate at Carnegie Mellon University, he holds a Master of Philosophy from Carnegie Mellon University and an A.B. in Political Science from Brown University. Read more here.