Andrew Bursten

Title: Director, Finance & Administration; CFO College of Visual and Performing Arts



Phone: (703) 993-1346



Over 30 years experience working in nonprofit financial management. Before joining George Mason University, Mr. Bursten’s professional experience┬áincluded 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.

Professional Affiliations

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

Courses Taught

AMGT 704 Finance and Budgeting for Arts I