Carol Markowitz is Loyola University’s COO and SVP of Finance, responsible for all financial management, accounting operations, facilities, public safety, human resources, and information technology for the University. Prior to joining Loyola in July 2019, Carol spent six years launching New Orleans Culinary and Hospitality Institute (NOCHI), a post-secondary culinary school that is the first of its kind in the city of New Orleans. She possesses a unique combination of entrepreneurial capabilities and extensive experience in corporate finance (for Fortune 500 to private equity and venture capital backed companies) that has been widely recognized in her adopted hometown of New Orleans. Markowitz earned a B.A., Economics from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.