Maria Anguiano is Chief Financial Officer at Minerva. She is responsible for finance, including budgeting, accounting, student accounts and real estate. Prior to Minerva, Anguiano served as Vice Chancellor of Planning and Budget at University of California, Riverside (UCR), where she managed a $800 million budget. During her time at UCR, she led the redesign of the campus budget model, negotiated the first design-build contract for a major research facility on campus, and contributed to the university’s organizational excellence efforts. Prior to this, Anguiano worked at UC Office of the President, served as a senior advisor to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s Postsecondary Success Team, and held positions at Barclays Capital and Deloitte & Touche.
Anguiano currently serves on the board of University of California Regents and the James Irvine Foundation. She holds an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and a B.A. in Economics, Accounting, and Spanish from Claremont McKenna College. She is a first-generation college graduate.