Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Raajkumar “Raaj” S. Kurapati, Vice President for Finance, Chief Financial Officer

Raajkumar “Raaj” S. Kurapati

Raajkumar “Raaj” S. Kurapati was named sole finalist for the position of Chief Financial Officer in May 2016, pending approval by the Board of Regents of the Texas A&M University System.

Kurapati has a rich career in higher education and finance. He last served as Associate Vice Chancellor for Financial Services and Business Operations at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Prior to that position, Kurapati was Executive Officer at the School of Natural Resources & Agricultural Sciences-Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station/Cooperative Extension Service at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Previously, he was with Northern Marianas College, advancing through a number of different positions before serving as Chief Financial and Administrative Officer.

Kurapati served as an Experienced Senior Auditor with Deloitte & Touche, LLP; Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer for Bank of the FSM; and has been a Business Consultant for institutions in higher education and other fields in Micronesia, Saipan, Guam, American Samoa and Alaska.

He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from East Texas Baptist University and is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary. Kurapati is listed among the Worldwide Who’s Who in Business Executives. He is also a member of a number of organizations, including the Institute of Internal Auditors, the Association of Government Accountants and Phi Beta Lamba Professional Society.

This page was last updated on: August 4, 2016