As vice president and chief operating officer, Leslie Negritto is responsible for the fiscal leadership of Claremont Graduate University.

Negritto came to CGU as budget director in 1995 and then served as associate vice president for finance and administration before being promoted to her current role. Previously, Negritto served as chief administrative officer and administrative dean at the Peter F. Drucker & Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management. Before that, she was associate director of public policy analysis at Pomona College and a senior consultant at Anderson Consulting.

Negritto holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Pomona College and a Master of Arts in business management from UC San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy.