Meghan Kass

Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Meghan Kass, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer at Simmons, is an experienced higher education leader with extensive knowledge in finance, budgeting, and administration. Kass possesses a strategic and thoughtful approach to meeting the needs of today’s higher education institutions. Her unique skill set, strong communication skills, and ability to cultivate collaborative relationships across departments have made her an instrumental partner in achieving institutional strategic and financial goals. 

For fourteen years prior to joining Simmons, Kass served Wheaton College in a variety of leadership roles. As Wheaton’s Vice President for Finance and Administration and Treasurer, Kass acted as the institution’s chief financial and operating officer and oversaw the college’s $80 million annual budget. Kass is a motivated and inclusive leader, managing a diverse 130-person team at Wheaton that includes accounting, budgeting, business and auxiliary services, campus safety and facilities, human resources, information technology, among other departments.

Prior to her time at Wheaton, Kass served as assistant controller for Brown University and also worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers. She is a graduate of Providence College and earned her MBA at Bryant University.