Brian Swanson

Assistant VP, Finance and Systems


Brian Swanson is an Assistant Vice President and Chief Financial Manager at the University of Minnesota. In this role he oversees financial, information systems, capital budgeting, and continuous improvement activities for a group of units responsible for campus operations, including Facilities Management; Capital Project Management; Planning, Space & Real Estate; Health and Safety; Public Safety; and Auxiliary Services (Housing & Residential Life, Parking & Transportation Services, Contract Administration / Dining Services, Bookstore, and U Market Services). These units have an annual operating budget of approximately $420 million, 2,800 employees, and a revolving capital program of approximately $1.0 billion in planning, design or construction.

Brian is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with degrees in Industrial Engineering, Urban Planning, and Geography.