David Rosati

Senior Vice President, Finance & Administration

With more than 30 years experience in higher education finance and administration, David Rosati joined RISD’s leadership team in 2023. Prior to his arrival at RISD, he served as executive vice president and chief financial officer at Curry College.

Rosati has also served as associate director of budget and planning at Brandeis University, controller at Wheelock College, as the vice president of finance and administration at Anna Maria College and as chief financial officer at the New England Law|Boston. He has a BSBA in accounting from Northeastern University and an MBA from Fitchburg State University.

A member of the National Association of College & University Business Officers (NACUBO) and a committee member of its sister affiliation, the Eastern Association of College & University Business Officers, Rosati is also an evaluator for the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) and participates as part of a team to evaluate reaccreditations for colleges and universities.