Associate Vice President, Systemwide Controller
Peggy Arrivas was appointed Associate Vice President and Systemwide Controller by the University of California Board of Regents in May 2010.
As associate vice president, Peggy will serve as the system wide controller for the University of California, and will be responsible for the development and implementation of accounting and financial policies for the University and its ten campuses, Medical Centers, UC Retirement System, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Campus Foundations. She will oversee corporate accounting, development of system wide accounting, payroll and tax policies and procedures, costing policy and analysis function, endowment accounting and administration, pension and benefits financial services and accounting. Peggy will provide system wide campus support from a business, financial, and regulatory perspective for all major business transactions of the University. Prior to joining UCOP, Peggy served on PricewaterhouseCoopers' leadership team during the University's annual audit for a decade, from 1999-2009. Most recently she served as Controller of the UC Davis Health System. Peggy has unparalleled accounting experience and a unique combination of public and private sector experiences.
Peggy is a CPA and holds a BA from Cal State Hayward. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of CPAs.