Budget director brings state experience to role at Denver campuses

By Staff

Lisa Esgar has joined the University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus as associate vice chancellor for budget and finance. She will oversee the departments of budget, finance, policy and fiscal analysis, and Student Financial Services.

Esgar comes from the Office of State Planning and Budgeting, where she has served as deputy director since 2007. She also served for 11 years in the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, ending as senior director of operations and finance.

She is a registered nurse and holds a science master's degree in nursing.