Thurman Wingrove

Interim Chief Financial Officer
Thurman Wingrove

Thurman Wingrove serves as interim chief financial officer, overseeing all financial resources for the University of Pittsburgh — including general, student, cost and research accounting, budget and financial reporting, treasury responsibilities, payroll, risk management, tax matters and investments, including the Consolidated Endowment Fund. He also partners with Pitt leadership on strategic planning and performance measurement.

Wingrove continues to serve as controller with responsibilities for all financial reporting and accounting activities for the University, as well as the coordination of the annual operating budget and management of the student financial services department.

Prior to his role as controller, Wingrove served as associate vice chancellor for financial information, and as interim chief financial officer in 2018. When he first came to Pitt in 1990, Wingrove served as the assistant manager of general accounting and later as director of financial reporting. In these roles, he managed internal and external financial reporting and the University’s central accounting activities. He began his career in public accounting at Coopers & Lybrand (now PwC) as an auditor.

Wingrove holds an MBA from Pitt’s Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and earned his accounting degree from Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA), he serves as the assistant treasurer/secretary of the MPC Corporation (a joint research venture between Pitt and Carnegie Mellon University). He is an adjunct professor of accounting at Saint Vincent College, where he is a member of the board of visitors for the Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics and Government.