Mike Januzik

mike januzik
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Santa Monica Office

Education

M.B.A. in finance and information systems, University of Southern California; B.A. in economics and political science, University of California, Los Angeles

Overview

Michael (Mike) Januzik is vice president and chief financial officer of the RAND Corporation. He oversees financial reporting and accounting, financial management, contracts and grants, procurement and billing, treasury and risk management, and business intelligence and market analysis functions.

Prior to RAND, Januzik served as senior vice president and CFO at the Jewish Community Foundation of L.A., where he oversaw investment, accounting, donor relations, IT, and legal functions as well as staffing the Investment, Finance, and Audit Committees of the Board of Trustees.

Januzik began his professional career with Pacific Telesis Group (subsequently AT&T), where he spent 12 years in areas of investor relations, financial management, and business analysis. His tenure culminated as CFO of the company's Pacific Bell Information Services unit, a $65 million revenue subsidiary.

Subsequently, Januzik served five years as vice president and portfolio manager for QuantiLogic Asset Management Co., Inc., a SEC-registered investment adviser. He moved on to hold senior-level finance and administration positions with several companies in the information technology and telecommunications industries before shifting to the nonprofit sector at The California Endowment.

At The California Endowment, Januzik's responsibilities and accomplishments included: enhancing transparency and moving governance toward Sarbanes-Oxley Act standards; rebuilding investment and finance staffs; and assisting in the development of that organization's landmark 140,000-square-foot Center for Healthy Communities.

Januzik holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation (as well as Series 3 and 65), and earned his M.B.A. from the University of Southern California, and his B.A. in economics and political science from the University of California, Los Angeles.

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