Teresa Krafcisin is the senior associate vice president and controller at Loyola University of Chicago, one of the largest Jesuit Catholic universities in the United States. In her role, Teresa and her team have responsibility for the integrity and quality of the university’s financial reporting and tax compliance, financial systems and shared services, and student accounts. Teresa also works with senior leadership serving the audit committee of the university’s Board of Trustees. Throughout her career, Teresa has established a reputation for being a results-focused leader and mentor who aligns financial and business metrics to support an organization’s strategy. Teresa started her professional career with Ernst & Young and has held senior financial roles in both publicly-traded and not-for-profit organizations in a variety of industries, including assignments in Europe and South America. Teresa earned her BBA degree in public accounting from Loyola University of Chicago and holds an MBA in finance and international
business from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She is a registered certified public accountant (Illinois). Teresa, her husband, Ray, and son, Joseph, live in Woodstock, Illinois, where they are stewards of a 38-acre conservation easement.