Vice President for Finance and Administration

Terry BraudTerry Braud Jr., a Houma native, is Nicholls State University’s vice president of finance and administration.

Braud came to Nicholls in August 2016 with more than 32 years of experience as an accountant, controller, vice president of administration and senior vice president and CFO at Cross Holdings, where he also served as board secretary and treasurer. He also taught business at South Louisiana Vocational-Technical School, now Fletcher Technical Community College, and served on the Vandebilt Catholic High School Advisory Council for 12 years.

In his role at Nicholls, he is responsible for chief financial officer duties and overseeing additional departments such as Auxiliary Services, Human Resources, Maintenance, Purchasing and the Nicholls Police Department.

The Nicholls accounting graduate is a certified public accountant and licensed notary. He is also a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants.