Franz Lozano joined California State University Maritime Academy in November 2014 as Vice President for Administration and Finance.
Reporting to the President, Franz is responsible for the University's financial, physical and human resources which includes the Financial Services (Budget Planning and Administration), Accounting, Procurement, Risk Management, Facilities Management, University Planning, Information Technology, Human Resources, and Police Services (Public Safety) departments. There are approximately 70+ staff members within the Administration and Finance division.
Franz came to California State University Maritime Academy after serving San Francisco State University (SF State) for 18 years. At SF State, he served in multiple leadership roles; among them, Associate Vice President for Budget Administration and Operations, Interim Associate Vice President for Fiscal Affairs, and Director of Internal Audit.
Franz earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting from San Francisco State University.