Louis H. Katz

Lou Katz headshot
Executive Vice President and Treasurer


Louis H. Katz is the university's chief financial officer. He carries primary responsibility for the management of GW's financial, physical and information systems resources and oversees strategic, operating and capital planning and budgeting. He also advises the president and the board of trustees on financial and strategic matters affecting the development and operations of the university.

Katz joined GW in 1990 as vice president and treasurer. He was promoted to executive vice president and treasurer in 2003. A long-time manager of academic institutions with medical centers, he previously spent eight years as vice president for administration and treasurer at Tulane University.