Terry Kalfayan, CPA
Vice President for Finance & Chief Financial Officer
Terry Kalfayan joined the University of San Diego in June 2000 and currently serves as Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Reporting to the President, Ms. Kalfayan is responsible for the university’s financial affairs including fiscal reporting, budget planning, capital financing, and endowment growth. She works closely with the senior administration and financial management team to steward tuition and endowment resources, in the fulfillment of the mission, vision and strategic direction of the University of San Diego.
From 2000 to 2007, Ms. Kalfayan served as Controller for USD. In 2007, she assumed the role of Assistant Vice President for Budget and Treasury where she served before her promotion to Chief Financial Officer in 2012. In 2013, she was appointed Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer by President Mary E. Lyons. Prior to 2000, Ms. Kalfayan worked as Controller for Sharp Healthcare, San Diego’s largest integrated healthcare delivery system. Ms. Kalfayan began her career at Deloitte & Touche, an international public accounting and consulting firm.
Ms. Kalfayan is a Certified Public Accountant and member of the International Honor Society of Beta Gamma Sigma. She has served on the County of San Diego Audit Committee and currently serves as chairperson for the West Coast Conference Audit Committee. A San Diego native, Ms. Kalfayan is a proud alumnus of the University of San Diego, receiving both her Bachelor of Science in Accountancy and Masters of Science in Accountancy and Financial Management at USD.