Greg G. Ramirez
Chief Financial Officer
With a strong and diverse background in higher education finance, chief financial
officer Greg Ramirez ('03), has developed an expertise in prospective strategy through
the design and implementation of collaboration-based forecast processes and sophisticated
financial models. Ramirez has served in multiple roles within the University's Finance
Department since 2006, most recently as the associate vice president for finance,
in which he successfully led the University's largest and most cost-effective bond
issuance to date. As CFO, he provides strategic leadership for the University's operating
budget, financial and capital resources, and finance operations. He is currently responsible
for oversight of the Controller's Office, payroll, accounting, finance systems, payables,
purchasing, tax, and financial planning and is the liaison to the Board of Regents
on the Finance and Administration Committee.
Ramirez is also a recognized leader in the higher education finance sector, having presented innovative planning and budgeting concepts at the National Association of College and University Business Officers and Oracle User Group annual conferences. He was selected into the 2019 Western Association of College and University Business Officers Leadership Program and was also named Pepperdine University's 2019 Helen M. Young Fellow.
An active community member, Ramirez serves as vice chair of the Conejo Valley Unified
School District's Bond Oversight Committee for the implementation of a $197 million
Ramirez received an MBA with a concentration in finance from Auburn University and
a BS in business administration from Pepperdine University.