Joel Pogodzinski, Bus Ad ’94, was named Marquette University’s chief financial officer in September 2017. Prior to that, he was CFO and vice president of finance for Broan-NuTone LLC in Hartford, Wisconsin.
Pogodzinski joined Broan-NuTone as its CFO in 2014. There, he was the key leader in developing and implementing the global residential ventilation products manufacturer’s five-year strategic plan. Prior to that, he worked for Milwaukee-based construction and mining equipment manufacturer Caterpillar Inc., where he began his career in 1994 when it was then Bucyrus. He served in a variety of leadership roles including controller, controller — surface mining product group, and director of accounting.
A certified public accountant, Pogodzinski graduated from the College of Business Administration with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. He serves on the President’s Advisory Team and the Beyond Boundaries Steering Committee.
Pogodzinski was a member of the 1993–1994 Marquette men’s basketball team, which reached the Sweet 16 in the NCAA tournament