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Margaret “Peggy” McCarthy, AVP of Financial Operations and Controller

Peggy McCarthy serves as the Associate Vice President for Financial Operations & Controller where she oversees Accounting, Tax and Compliance, Financial Reporting, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Treasury Services and Bursar Operations. She has an extensive background in finance and has a Master’s in Business Administration. She has worked at the University of Connecticut for 15 years most recently as the Director of Cash Operations and University Bursar responsible for leading the department and ensuring financial transactions complied with institutional, state and federal requirements and standard accounting procedures. In addition to her work at UConn, she previously held finance positions at Duracell International, UBS Global Asset Management and Bank of America where her portfolio included risk management, corporate treasury operations, and implementation of treasury and credit strategies for public sector banking clients.


Chris Cipriani, Director, Debt Management and University Tax Counsel

(860) 486-4653

Chris currently serves as the Director, Debt Management and University Tax Counsel, where he oversees the University’s UConn 2000 treasury operations, as well as the University’s tax and financial compliance programs.  He is a seasoned professional with fourteen years of experience, including a decade of service with the accounting firm EY.  He is an attorney, licensed in the State of Connecticut, and an alum of the University of Connecticut School of Law.


Danielle Sullivan, Financial Analyst, Debt Management

(860) 486-2456

Danielle joined the Office of Treasury Services (OTS) as a Financial Analyst-Debt Management in 2022, bringing nearly a decade of experience within the Office of the AVP of Financial Operations and Controller at the University. Prior to joining OTS, Danielle worked for six years as a Project Accountant in support of the UConn 2000 program. Her experience also includes public accounting at PwC with a primary focus on two publicly traded companies as well as several privately held entities and a benefit plan. She holds a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from the University of Connecticut and is a Certified Public Accountant.


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