John H. Nylen
Interim Vice President for Finance and Administration, Chief Financial Officer
Telephone: (847) 578-3252
John Nylen is the Vice President for Finance and
Administration and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). In this role he is responsible for the
activities of the Finance, Human Resources, Purchasing, Facilities Management,
Security, and Information Technology Departments. John joined Rosalind Franklin
University of Medicine and Science in June 2014 as the Associate Vice President
for Financial Planning, Analysis, and Budgeting. In this role John was responsible for short
and long term financial planning and the annual budgeting process.
John has held executive leadership positions in both the
private and the nonprofit community for over 35 years. Before joining Rosalind Franklin, he was the
COO/CFO of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME),
creating and managing all of the business policies and functions of that
organization. He also organized and acted as the EVP/COO of ACGME
International, responsible for creating standards, processes, and contracts for
the accreditation of international residency programs, initially in Singapore,
Qatar, Abu Dhabi, and Oman.
He was Assistant Director of the Cooperative Computer Center
of the Illinois Board of Governors of Higher Education, responsible for the
computing needs of 3 Chicago area universities (Chicago State, Governors State,
Northeastern Illinois). He began his
career in Information Technology as a Systems Programmer, then Information
Center Supervisor, at Signode Corporation of Glenview.
Mr. Nylen has a BS degree in Mathematics from Loyola
University of Chicago and an MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.
Telephone: (847) 578-3405
Tom Buns joined the University family in 2006 after a
35 year career in accounting and financial management roles at three for-profit
manufacturers. Tom is a graduate of Roosevelt University and is a CPA.
As Controller, Tom is responsible for all accounting and
accounts payable activities here at the University. This includes
preparation of the University’s financial statements and coordination with our
outside auditors, preparation of the University’s annual Form 990 tax return,
accounting for the University’s student loan programs and non-research grants,
and the development of systems and procedures to safeguard the University’s
assets and comply with all accounting and tax rules.