Ann Marie Somma appointed Vice President for Administrative Services and Treasurer at SUNY Adirondack

(QUEENSBURY, NY – March 4, 2014) – Ann Marie Somma of Bolton Landing has been appointed Vice President for Administrative Services and Treasurer at SUNY Adirondack.

Somma most recently served as Vice President for Business and Finance at Paul Smith’s College and previously served as Director of Business Affairs at SUNY Adirondack.

She succeeds William F. Long III, who retired in July.

Ann Marie Somma

In addition to her experience in higher education, Somma has almost 14 years of experience in the accounting and financial management fields and has been employed by Arthur Andersen, LLP in Manhattan; Navigant Consulting, Inc. in Manhattan; and TransWorld Entertainment in Albany.

Somma earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration/accounting and an MBA from Siena College.

“We are excited to have Ann Marie rejoin the SUNY Adirondack community in this role,” said SUNY Adirondack President Dr. Kristine Duffy. “Her career experiences both in higher education and the private sector position her well to be a strong contributor to the success of the college.”

Somma’s new duties will include implementing and overseeing financial, accounting and budget systems; establishing a budget development process; serving as a member of Dr. Duffy’s executive staff; advancing the core principles of the college’s mission, vision and strategic priorities; serving as treasurer of the college and secretary/treasurer for the Adirondack Housing Association LLC; and serving on the board of directors for the Faculty-Student Association of SUNY Adirondack.

With locations in Queensbury, Wilton, and online, SUNY Adirondack is a growing campus of the nation’s largest university, the State University of New York. SUNY Adirondack serves students via its credit and Continuing Education programs.

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