Office of the Vice President

The vice president for finance and administration is responsible for executive oversight of the areas of financial planning and management; human resources; facilities and grounds; event services and summer programs; risk management and compliance; and environmental health and safety. The vice president is also responsible for major contract administration, including third party agreements to provide health services and fleet vehicles.

Tana Boone

Tana Boone
Treasurer and Vice President for Finance and Administration

Boone began her work at Hampshire College in October of 2023. Before that, she was the chief people officer at Greentown Labs, where she drove systemic change in support of talent management and creating a culture of equity and belonging. Prior to Greentown, Boone served as associate vice president of finance at Lesley University, where she implemented campus-wide initiatives in support of streamlined finance and budget operations, transitioned the campus to digital work-flow process, and supported the overall financial success of the institution. Boone was also the chief operating officer for information, technology, and consulting at Dartmouth College, where she was responsible for various aspects of the organization including finance and budget, human resources, facilities, and revenue generation.

Boone is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts. She holds an M.B.A. with a concentration in human resource management from the University of Phoenix and a master of science in higher education from Kaplan University. She is a HERS (Higher Education Resource Services) alum and obtained a project management certificate from Duke University.
Boone has served on the volunteer boards and leadership teams of several youth non-profit associations and is most proud of her work as the president of the Manchester East Cobras, a sports program for inner-city children.