Staff Profile

Kris McGaw

Kristen McGaw

Budget Manager

Phone: 206-281-2905
Office: McKenna Hall 226

Education: BA, Economics and Managerial Studies, Rice University, 1981; MBA, University of California, Berkeley, 1987. At SPU since 2017.

Kristen (“Kris”) McGaw, comes to SBGE with over 25 years of experience working with universities, both as an employee and as a consultant. Her educational background includes a BA in Economics and Managerial Studies from Rice University and an MBA from UC Berkeley. Her primary functional areas of expertise include long-range planning, financial management, and operational improvement. 

Kris and her husband are both musicians, and have sung with the same Bellevue-based chamber choir for nearly twenty years. Kris serves as a pianist at Overlake Park Presbyterian Church for worship services and other events.