Vincent Haupert came to the university in 2010 and works to grow and to further expand the fundraising activities of the university. He works alongside the president, senior leaders, and the university’s advancement staff to formulate and implement strategic approaches for the development of major gifts for the university. Before coming to HU, Haupert started Innovative Financial Services and grew it into a successful business. It was later acquired by First Federal Savings Bank where it continued under his management. At the university, Haupert has also served on the President’s Advisory Council on Excellence (PACE). This advisory group discusses strategic issues that are critical to the success of the campus.