George Otradovec has been named Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the College of Menominee Nation (CMN). Under the direction of the President, the CFO directs and oversees the financial actions of the College.
The CMN Board of Directors confirmed President Chris Caldwell’s selection of George Otradovec as CFO on November 28, 2022. This was a lengthy process in which the President was aided by a search committee made up of representatives from staff, faculty, and the Board.
Otradovec has served as Interim Chief Financial Officer since July 2020. President Caldwell stated this about Otradovec’s role, “George has been a great asset to the College and will be a key figure in ensuring consistent day-to-day financial operations and long-term fiscal sustainability.”
Over his years of working for the College, Otradovec has served in various positions in the finance area with gradually increasing responsibilities. This included stepping in during leadership transitions in the finance area, with his more recent assignment serving as interim CFO. Otradovec is a Menominee veteran, an alumnus of CMN, and is currently in the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh Executive Master of Business Administration Program.
Otradovec is honored to be selected for this position stating, “I am very appreciative to be given this opportunity to bring my voice and leadership to the College of Menominee Nation, and I look forward to working with President Caldwell in leading the College into a more dynamic and prosperous future.”
The College of Menominee Nation is an accredited baccalaureate-level institution chartered by the Menominee People. Campus locations are in Keshena and Green Bay, Wisconsin. Seventy percent of CMN’s alumni are enrolled or descendants of American Indian Tribes with representatives from 36 tribes and bands.