Amy B. Kweskin was appointed to the position of vice chancellor for finance at Washington University on Jan. 1, 2016. At that time she also assumed the role of chief financial officer. Kweskin served as the university’s treasurer from Oct. 1, 1997 to Dec. 31, 2015.

Kweskin joined Washington University in April 1997 after holding a number of positions at McDonnell Douglas Corp. since June 1985. In her last position at McDonnell Douglas, she managed the domestic Treasury Group for more than five years. Kweskin is an active member of several professional organizations including serving on the board of directors of the Treasury Institute for Higher Education. She is also on the board of directors for St. Louis Hillel where she currently serves as the finance chair. Kweskin received a bachelor of science in business administration, summa cum laude, from the University of Missouri St. Louis in 1985 and a master of business administration degree from Saint Louis University in 1989.