Sheryl Ovie Riggs

 

Sheryl Ovie Riggs was named UTC’s President and CEO in June 2020. Previously Ms. Riggs served as Interim President and CEO and Senior Vice President, Finance and Operations. She joined UTC as Director of Accounting and Administration in 2017. Prior to coming aboard at UTC, she gained professional experience in the areas of finance, accounting, human resources, compliance, and overall operations. Ms. Riggs worked with organizations in the banking/finance, education, and health and social services industries. Her career also includes experience with federal and state government entities and nonprofit organizations. Her experience and passion for compliance and community-led her to obtain IRS certification to be a registered IRS tax professional, in which she partners with other professionals to provide volunteer tax preparation services and financial literacy training.  Ms. Riggs earned her Bachelor’s degree at Howard University and she also conferred two Master’s degrees in Accounting and Human Resource Management.