Chief financial officer Carla Ho'a has appointed Katrina Spencer to the role of deputy chief financial officer for the University of Colorado Boulder, effective June 1, 2021. As part of this role, Spencer will take on greater responsibility developing campus-wide finance strategy, coordinating with CU System colleagues and peers across CU campuses, developing Board of Regent materials and presentations, assessing opportunities for new revenue generation, evaluating areas for streamlining costs, and leading the coordination of modeling and analyses to support senior leadership decisions. Spencer will also continue to oversee the budget and finance departments within Finance and Business Strategy.
Spencer has been engaged in financial leadership for over 10 years. Her experience includes strategic planning, budgeting, and operations for multiple higher education institutions.