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John H. Nylen

Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration

John H. Nylen is the Vice President for Finance and Administration. In this role he is responsible for the activities of the Finance, Human Resources, Purchasing, Facilities Management, Campus Safety, 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.