Over 30 years experience working in nonprofit financial management. Before joining George Mason University, Mr. Bursten’s professional experience included positions as: Controller, Washington National Opera (formerly The Washington Opera); Director of Finance and Administration, Washington Performing Arts Society; Chief Financial Officer, Levine School of Music; Controller, Special Olympics International; Accounting Manager, National Symphony Orchestra/Kennedy Center.
Current Board affiliations include the Arts Council of Fairfax County and Nations Capital Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants.
BA, Grinnell College; MBA, American University
AMGT 704 Finance and Budgeting for Arts I