Office of the EVP
Executive Vice President for Business and Administration
Christopher Augostini joined Emory as executive vice president for business and administration on July 1, 2017. Previously he served as senior vice president and chief operating officer at Georgetown University.
Emory’s Business and Administration Division is a broad-based group of nearly 1,400 staff members dedicated to enabling Emory to achieve its vision and goals. The division is organized to support an environment that fosters excellence in people, facilities, infrastructure, and financial resources.
In his position, Augostini is responsible for Emory’s fiscal and administrative affairs. Reporting to President Claire E. Sterk, Augostini’s primary responsibilities include strategic financial planning and stewardship of Emory’s resources to support the academic and operational missions for the university.
He oversees a range of administrative and business functions, including campus master planning, finance, endowment management, human resources, campus services, internal audit functions, business practice improvement and, in collaboration with the provost and the executive vice president for health affairs, serves as a primary senior executive overseeing information technology services, research administration, and compliance.
Before joining Georgetown University, Augostini served as chief of staff to the first deputy mayor of the City of New York under Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, as well as deputy budget director and director of intergovernmental affairs overseeing the city’s efforts in Washington, D.C., and Albany, New York. He has served in numerous positions within New York State, including principal budget analyst for the NYS Ways and Means Committee and program analyst for the NYS Assembly Higher Education Committee.
Augostini holds master’s and bachelor’s degrees in public affairs and policy from the State University of New York at Albany.