Peter Aamodt Appointed New CFO of eXtension Foundation

Announced: Tuesday, January 26, 2016

eXtension Foundation CEO Christine Geith, PhD, announced today the appointment of Peter Aamodt as part-time Chief Financial Officer of eXtension Foundation beginning immediately.

Peter has served in a wide range of financial and business officer roles in his career.  He has worked in both large and small organizations and is very experienced at balancing a broad strategic focus with hands-on governance activities.  Most recently he served as Interim Director, Strategic Procurement and Contracting, at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, and prior to that was Vice President, Finance, at Thomas More College in Crestview Hills, Kentucky. His work history also includes a progression of increasing financial responsibilities in the University of Tennessee system.

“We are very pleased to have Peter join our team,” said Dr. Geith in announcing the appointment. “He has proven capabilities in delivering a strong focus on institutional compliance and integrity and providing excellent service. He also has a highly effective, collaborative work style based in workgroup-oriented technology, making him a perfect fit for our nationally distributed, virtually connected eXtension team and partners.”

The eXtension Foundation is an integral part of the U.S. Cooperative Extension System and a partner with USDA-NIFA. eXtension’s purpose is to deliver professional development and promote innovation to help Extension professionals increase their visible and measurable impact locally and system wide.