Carlos Rodriguez

Carlos Rodriguez's Portrait
Associate Vice President for Finance and Business Services, Commonwealth Campuses
111 Old Main
University Park, PA 16802

In his role as Associate Vice President for Finance and Business Services, Commonwealth Campuses, Carlos holds the crucial responsibility of overseeing the budget planning and management for the 19 undergraduate Commonwealth Campuses, Penn State Great Valley, and the Office of the Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses. Carlos actively advocates for the Commonwealth Campuses by handling budget requests and meticulously crafting strategic budget proposals and operating budget submissions.

Furthermore, Carlos plays a key role in representing the campuses and fostering collaboration with leadership to identify opportunities for improved efficiency, partnerships, and growth. He ensures that resources, services, and systems are allocated optimally to enhance the overall operations of the campuses, thus contributing to their success.

Prior to joining Penn State in August 2021, Carlos was the Budget Director for the Office of Administration at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Carlos earned his MBA from Grantham University in Project Management and Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus. He served in the U.S. Army as an Engineering Officer retiring in 2020 after 21 years of service.