The University of Michigan Board of Regents appointed Kevin Hegarty executive vice president and chief financial officer effective April 6, 2015. Prior to joining the University of Michigan, Mr. Hegarty served higher education as the vice president and chief financial officer at the University of Texas at Austin from 2001 – 2015. He held senior leadership roles at: Dell Inc., vice president and chief financial officer, 2000 – 2001; vice president and corporate comptroller, 1997 – 2000; Associates First Capital Corporation/Ford, senior vice president and company comptroller, 1990-1997; Trammell Crow Company, senior group financial manager, 1984 – 1990; and, PricewaterhouseCoopers, senior auditor, 1979-1984.
Mr. Hegarty received his MPA in Professional Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin in 1979 and his BBA in Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin in 1977.
At the University of Michigan, Mr. Hegarty is responsible for the general supervision of all finances, property and business of the University of Michigan. The CFO organization is made up of 2,550 staff responsible for architecture, construction, operations and maintenance of 36 million gross square feet of facilities, parking and transportation; occupational safety and environmental health; utilities; human resources; financial operations; and more than 10 billion in investments.