Dan Wilson

Treasurer, Chief Investment Officer, University of Colorado


Mr. Wilson was appointed to this position on August 12, 2015 by the Board of Regents of the University of Colorado. He is responsible for investments of $3.5B, debt of $1.9B, and for the overall Treasury functions of the university including banking, cash management, and accounting for debt and investments.  He is a fiduciary of CU’s retirement plans. He comes to CU from the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), the Boulder-based consortium of more than 105 colleges and universities focused on research and training in atmospheric and Earth sciences. Mr. Wilson served as Treasurer at UCAR from 1995 to 2015.  He managed debt, investments, cash and banking for the nonprofit organization. He also served as Treasurer of the UCAR Foundation for 23 years.  Mr. Wilson earned master’s and bachelor’s degrees in accounting, both cum laude, from Brigham Young University. He is a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP since 2005) and Certified Public Accountant (CPA since 1980) in Colorado.   Dan serves on a number of outside Boards including chair of CECFA (A Colorado State Financing Authority), UNAVCO, TIAA investment advisory council, and DSST Foundation.  He loves to ski, fish, hike, and spend time with 21 grandkids.