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Finance & Administration

Lourdes University’s Office of Finance and Administration oversees the institution’s financial responsibilities and operation of the physical plant.

Bryan Barshel


Education: BBA, Specialization in Accounting, The University of Toledo; CPA, Accountancy Board of Ohio

Bryan F. Barshel, CPA, has served as Lourdes University’s Vice President for Finance & Administration and Chief Financial Officer since September 2022. His responsibilities include managing ongoing financial operations; developing strategies for the University’s overall health and vision; and overseeing finance, information technology, human resources, and facilities and grounds.

Prior to Lourdes, Mr. Barshel spent two decades at the administrative level in corporate positions throughout the northwest Ohio region. He served as Vice President of Accounting, Human Resource & Environmental Health and Safety with Kamco Industries in West Unity where his responsibilities included overseeing the operation of current and future plants in Ohio, Alabama, Canada and Mexico. In this position, his financial acumen and skills resulted in the company achieving nearly a half million in cost savings.

In addition to his accounting, finance and HR expertise, Mr. Barshel excels at strategic business plan facilitation, and ensuring operation results meet and achieve strategic initiatives.

The respected professional earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a Specialization in Accounting from The University of Toledo and Certified Public Accountant status with the Accountancy Board of Ohio. Mr. Barshel holds board memberships with Financial Executives International and Williams County Economic Development Corporation.

Valuing the importance of service to the community, Mr. Barshel previously served on the St. Rose School Finance Council, as Coach of the Perrysburg Youth Soccer Association’s Junior Jackets Basketball Team, and as a Scout Master for Boy Scouts of America.

The following departments report to the Vice President for Finance and Administration:

Accounting & Finance
Book Store
Cashier’s Office
Dining Services
Facilities and Operations
Health Center
Human Resources
Public Safety
Sophia Center
Student Financial Services

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