Mark Hawkins has served on the Howard Brown Health Board of Directors since 2012 and as treasurer for 2014 to 2019. Mark currently is the Vice President, Finance & Controller for Columbia University in the City of New York overseeing various teams responsible for financial accounting, audits, research related financial compliance and operations, international financial operations, benefit and pension accounting, student financial services, tax and payroll. Prior to joining Columbia in 2013, he spent ten years with DePaul University in Chicago in several roles including five years as the Controller. Mark worked in public accounting with Andersen and Deloitte before his career in higher education. He holds a Bachelors in Accounting and MBA from DePaul.