Michael Valdes

Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, Eastern Michigan University


Michael Valdes is the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer to the Board at Eastern Michigan University (EMU). In this capacity, he is responsible for overseeing the Investment, Budget, accounting and procurement functions of EMU.

Mr. Valdes has been responsible for initiating a number of key initiatives at Eastern Michigan, including a Public-Private partnership for Parking, a joint-venture Health Center with a Regional Hospital System, and a successful outsourcing of the University’s Dining Operations. In addition to these strategic initiatives, he has been a key contributor to the Universities financial turnaround.

Prior to joining Eastern Michigan, Michael was CFO of a publically traded healthcare services company, as well as numerous Administrative and Financial roles in health care.

Michael Valdes holds a BBA in Accounting from the University of Toledo, and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Michigan.