Women in Finance 2020


Kathryn Roig


  Vice President for Finance & CFO - University of San Diego

After an extraordinary showing as Interim Vice President for Finance, Kathryn (Katy) Roig officially became Vice President for Finance & CFO of the University of San Diego. Last fall, Katy led the university through a successful issuance of new bond financing. She is also an active member of the Change Leadership Team for the university’s strategic initiative, StrideTo2024@USD.

Katy has been actively involved in the management of USD’s finances for twelve years, first as Controller, then as Associate Vice President for Finance, and now in her current role as Vice President for Finance & CFO. In this capacity, she leads the Finance Office which provides core financial services to the USD community. Its mission is founded upon integrity, teamwork and preeminent resource stewardship to ensure USD’s financial strength for generations to come.

Katy holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and a Master of Science in Executive Leadership (MSEL) from USD. She has been a California Certified Public Accountant since 2002. Her public accounting experience is focused on not-for-profit organizations, specifically in the healthcare industry. In her first industry position, Katy served as Controller for the Sharp Healthcare system including four hospitals, two medical groups and a health plan.

Katy and her husband Rob have called San Diego home for the past 18 years. They spend their weekends enjoying all that San Diego has to offer with their two sons, Bryce and Cooper.