Rebecca W. Davis is the Chief Financial Officer for KUED, a position she has held for fourteen years. She provides strategic direction and oversight of the administrative and financial activities for all departments within KUED. She administers KUED’s budget and ensures that all financial objectives and funding goals are met, and that the station is in compliance with University policies and federal and state regulations. She prepares the annual KUED audited financial statements and the accompanying Annual Financial Report that is required by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to qualify for CPB Community Service and Distance Service grants. She is also the Chief Financial Officer for KUER-FM at the University of Utah Eccles Broadcast Center.
Davis has 30 years of experience with Public Broadcasting. She served as Interim General Manager for KUED from June through November 2013 in addition to her CFO duties. Prior to serving as CFO, she was the Senior Accountant for KUED. As CFO, Davis has administered balanced budgets for KUED. Under her leadership, the federal, state and private money that is given to KUED for its day-to-day operations as well as for future programming purchases is used prudently.
She served on the Public Media Business Association Board of Directors from 2006 to 2012, serving as Board Chair from 2009 to 2011. She has experience in the private sector as well, as the accountant for a small business, as a financial analyst for a defense contractor and in real estate sales.
Davis received her M.B.A and B.S. degrees from the University of Utah. She lives in Salt Lake City with her husband, Mike.