Kimberly Kvaal, EdD

HERS Board Chair, Executive Committee Chair, Audit Committee

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
University of Puget Sound
Tacoma, WA

“It’s an honor to serve on the HERS board of directors and contribute to its success. HERS is known for excellence in developing women leaders for higher education and I’m proud to contribute to that legacy.”

Dr. Kimberly Kvaal is the Chief Financial Officer and member of the president’s cabinet at St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas. In her role, Kvaal has responsibility for budget and finance, facilities, master planning and construction, human resources, auxiliaries, public safety, and risk management. She serves as primary resource to the Fiduciary and Facilities Committees of the Board of Trustees.

Kvaal is an experienced presenter on not-for-profit accounting topics and is active in her professional associations. She served on NACUBO’s Accounting Principles Council which she chaired in 2014 and is also a past co-chair of WACUBO’s Professional Development Committee. In 2016, NACUBO presented Kvaal with the Daniel D. Robinson award for outstanding contributions to the field of college and university accounting and reporting.

Kvaal holds a Doctorate of Education in Organization Change and Leadership from the University of Southern California, a BA from the University of Colorado, Boulder, a MBA from Regis University, and is a licensed CPA in the state of Colorado.