Michael Choolfaian

Assistant Vice President, Finance and Administration

Michael Choolfaian, Assistant Vice President, Finance and Administration

A seasoned leader, Michael Choolfaian leads a cohort of experienced professionals at Columbia University Irving Medical Center to strengthen and align all administrative and financial functions within Facilities Management and Campus Services.

Since joining CUIMC in 1995, Michael has led his team in supporting technological improvements like the Maximo system for task order vendors and work orders and a mobile-friendly version of Kronos, the hourly payroll system. Under his leadership, Finance and Administration has improved capital plan transparency among other schools and departments and partnered with Procurement Services and Columbia University Facilities at the Morningside campus to increase the effectiveness of its operations. Michael earned a BS in finance from Bentley College.

Contact Information

Phone: 212-305-1358
Email: mc385@cumc.columbia.edu