Preethi Saint CFO/Vice President for Finance & Business Phone: 843.953.1471 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Preethi Saint is the CFO/Vice President – Finance & Business at The Citadel. She is a highly accomplished CPA with an extensive track record spanning over 14 years, showcasing exceptional expertise in spearheading the finance and business function within an institute of higher education. In her current role, she oversees a broad spectrum of critical areas for the college, which includes Auxiliary services, Budget, Financial Service, Human Resources, Procurement, and Student Business Services. She also plays a pivotal part in driving the financial success of the college. Prior to this, she held the position of Associate Vice President – Finance & Business at The Citadel, where she led the Financial Services and Student Business Services function.
Prior to her impactful contribution to The Citadel, she accumulated 11 years of invaluable experience at the prestigious Big 4 public accounting firm, KPMG. During this time, she focused on providing assurance services and was an integral part of the national practice. Her responsibilities included delivering robust accounting and audit support to diverse entities across the healthcare, higher education, not-for-profit foundation, financial services, and employee benefit plan sectors. This involved ensuring that all practices and procedures adhere to regulatory guidelines to minimize operational risk. She also made significant contributions to KPMG’s learning and development group, where she designed, developed and delivered NASBA accredited auditing and accounting trainings.
Preethi Saint is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of South Carolina and Tennessee. She participated in the esteemed NACUBO Fellows program in 2022-2023. She is an active member of professional organizations such as NACUBO, SACUBO, AICPA, and SCACPA. She earned her Master of Accountancy and her Bachelor of Science in Accountancy with honors from the University of Mississippi.