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February 23, 2022

Tortella hired as director of Cashiers and Student Accounts office

Submitted by Tara Fronce

The Division of Financial Services announces the appointment of Frank Tortella Jr. as director of the Cashiers and Student Accounts office. Tortella will assume the responsibilities of Jim Badders, who is retiring in March after 19 years of service to the university.

Tortella is a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel and brings years of leadership experience to the division. He has nearly 15 years of financial and budget management experience at various levels in the Army and most recently served as a senior resource manager and budget officer.

Tortella holds a Bachelor of Science in engineering management from the United States Military Academy and a Master of Arts in political science from Kansas State University.

Please join the Division of Financial Services in welcoming Tortella to the university.