The position of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Florida Polytechnic University offers a unique, entrepreneurial opportunity to build a creative finance strategy and department from the ground up. The VP and CFO reports directly to the President, serves on the executive leadership team and is responsible for developing innovative finance approaches to funding campus build-out, creating new monetization opportunities and managing administrative and finance operations for the entire organization. In this role, Mr. Mroczkowski embraced the opportunity to go beyond traditional operating models and drive advancement for Florida’s newest state university.
Mr. Mroczkowski is an experienced CFO, businessman and entrepreneur with 40 years’ experience. The first half of his career was in the practice of public accountancy providing audit, tax and advisory services to Florida’s privately owned and publicly traded corporations, NGOs and local governments. He also has been instrumental to his clients in procuring corporate equity, debt and project finance. During the second half of his career, he has been the Chief Financial Officer for three companies – in the oil and gas industry, technology industry and Internet industry, respectively. The latter two companies are publicly traded.
During his career, Mr. Mroczkowski was the owner of a CPA firm and a leasing company, co-owner of an independent oil and gas producer, an import-export firm, a technology company and a beer distributorship. His love of start-ups and early stage ventures attracted him to the exciting opportunity at Florida Polytechnic University, which opened for classes in August 2014.
He is a graduate of the College of Business at Florida State University and a Florida Certified Public Accountant. He also holds a commercial pilot’s certificate and is a licensed real estate broker.