Penny Harkey was appointed vice president and chief financial officer for TTUHSC. Harkey has been at the TTUHSC for 30 years, starting in 1987 as an accountant. She progressed through various positions to her position as assistant vice president for budget, a role she has held since 1998.
Harkey has taken on several leadership assignments, one of the most complex being the TTUHSC and El Paso separation. She was responsible for coordinating the technical conversion of El Paso data within the Banner system.