Vice President for Budget and Finance / Chief Financial Officer
Howard Todo joined the UH System in October 2005, bringing a strong background in both private industry and public service. As vice president for budget and finance and chief financial officer, he provides oversight for systemwide budgeting and management of accounting, asset management, bond system operations, disbursing, procurement and real property.
Todo previously was vice president–finance and chief financial officer at Island Air, operated his own consulting firm and served as acting chief financial officer for the Board of Water Supply, where he oversaw implementation of a computerized financial management system and re-engineered financial processes. His extensive experience with accounting firm Ernst & Young included serving as partner-in-charge of the audit of the State of Hawaii’s Comprehensive Financial Report and overseeing a client list that included the Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii; East-West Center, and the state’s Highways Division, Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, Judiciary Branch and Department of Accounting and General Services.
A certified public accountant, Todo chairs the state’s Board of Public Accountancy and has served as president of the Hawai’i Society of Certified Public Accountants and as a member of the National Council of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
A graduate of UH Manoa and 1995 inductee into the College of Business Administration’s Hall of Honor, Todo served on the boards of the UH Alumni Asociation and College of Business Alumni and Friends.
2444 Dole Street
Honolulu, HI 96822