Rhonda McFarland
Rhonda  McFarland

Deputy Athletics Director/Chief Financial Officer

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Rhonda McFarland is the Deputy Athletics Director and Chief Financial Officer for the University of Minnesota Department of Athletics. McFarland joined the Minnesota staff in 2016 and works with the department’s budgets and finances, as well as other areas of administration.

McFarland worked at Syracuse during the 2015-16 academic year before arriving to Minnesota. Prior to her time at Syracuse, McFarland worked at Boise State for nine years. She began her time with Bronco Sports as a senior business manager, later serving as associate athletics director for finance, a role in which she oversaw budget management and reporting, among other areas of the department’s finances. McFarland began her career at Boise State as the University’s administrative accounting manager, where she was responsible for the school’s financial reporting. Prior to her time in athletics, McFarland held positions in accounting, auditing, and business operations for both corporate and non-profit organizations, as well as operating her own accounting services business.

A graduate in business administration from Arizona State, McFarland and her husband, Tom, moved to Minnesota in June of 2016. The couple has two adult sons, Shawn and Tyler, who reside in the Boise area.


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