Entering his second year as Associate Athletics Director for Business Affairs at Utah State is Rob Rusnack who joined the department in April, 2011.
Rusnack comes to Utah State after spending fours years as Associate Athletics Director for Budget and Planning/Chief Financial Officer at Columbia University where he oversaw the development and submission of the annual budget and monitored the financial performance of 31 sports programs.
Rusnack also worked for the Columbia University Management and Budget Office where he supervised the University's central administrative budget; over $600 million in operating revenues and expenses. He also managed the operations and budget submissions of 30 administrative units including the Athletics Department.
Prior to his arrival at Columbia University, Rusnack spent 12 years at the Weill Medical Center of Cornell University, where he served many roles including Director of Special Projects and analyst roles in the Medical Center's Budget Office.
A native of upstate New York, Rusnack attended Ithaca College and the University of Phoenix where he completed his undergraduate degree in finance and business administration.
Rusnack is married to the former Karen Hurley and the couple have two sons, Brendan (6) and Sean (4).