Vice President of Finance/CFO

  • Henderson Hall - 208B
  • Office of Administration and Finance
  • (573) 288-6000 Ext. 6314


Julie Straus joined the Culver-Stockton faculty in August 2008. She has taught accounting courses on principles of accounting, cost management, auditing, income tax accounting, advanced accounting, fraud prevention and corporate experience. She currently serves as the Vice President of Finance/Chief Financial Officer for the College.

She was the recipient of the Walter S. Reuling Faculty Prize for Innovation in Student Learning in 2018, and she was awarded the Helsabeck Prize for Excellence in Teaching at C-SC in 2011. She was included in The Quincy Herald-Whig's 20 Under 40 publication in September 2011.

Straus previously worked from 1997 to 2008 as a staff accountant, and eventually as a partner, at Gray Hunter Stenn LLP in Quincy, Ill. She has her Certified Public Accountant license in Illinois and Missouri, she is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants, as well as the Institute of Management Accountants and the Sigma Beta Delta Business Honor Society.

Straus lives in Philadelphia, Mo., with her husband Greg. They are parents of two daughters. She enjoys reading and watching high school and college sports, particularly softball, baseball and basketball.


1997 -- B.S., Business Administration and Accounting, Culver-Stockton College, Canton, Mo.
2010 -- M.B.A., Business Administration, Quincy University, Quincy, Ill.

Vice President of Finance/CFO

Julie Straus