Kathy Byington

Vice President of Finance



Kathy Byington was appointed Vice President for Finance and Assistant Treasurer in December 2022. She is responsible for strategic and intentional stewardship of the university’s financial assets, including the functions of Procure-to-Pay, Internal Consulting, Business Services, Treasury and Investments, Accounting and Tax. Byington joined Northeastern in an interim capacity early in 2021, offering a unique perspective from her previous experience in similar leadership roles at diverse higher education institutions. She possesses an extensive background in financial planning and analysis, as well as a comprehensive understanding of university operations and an ability to engage stakeholders from across the organization to lead meaningful change. Byington earned an Executive MBA from Northeastern University and a bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering from Boston University.