About Us

Daniel M. Feitelberg, Interim Vice Chancellor for Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Dan Feitelberg joined UC Berkeley in August 2023 to serve as the Interim Vice Chancellor for Finance and Chief Financial Officer.

Like many for whom the University of California is alma mater, Dan's career experience has been shaped through the opportunities afforded as a student and later through his service to the university. Born and raised on the San Francisco Peninsula, he is part of the first generation of his family to graduate from a four-year university, at UC Davis After spending 13 years as a public finance investment banker, helping to provide financing for public projects throughout California, he has since worked exclusively within higher education. In 2012, Dan joined the University of California as the vice chancellor of planning and budget at UC Merced, where he served until 2017. Over the past six years, he worked to provide service to other campuses as part of a higher education consultancy, before joining UC Berkeley.

In his role as vice chancellor of planning and budget at UC Merced, Dan served led the consolidation of administrative staff from several departments to develop the planning and budgeting functions of the campus. He was responsible for the planning and execution of the second phase development of campus, called the UC Merced 2020 Project. The UC Merced 2020 Project was a $1.3 billion investment that was completed on-time and on-budget in 2020, extending the first phase of campus onto a greenfield site and providing 1.2 million square feet of new sustainable infrastructure, academic, housing and student life facilities. The project was named the 2016 Americas Deal of the Year by Project Finance International and the 2016 North American Social Infrastructure Deal of the Year by IJGlobal.

Following his time at UC Merced, Dan served as a partner and the higher education advisory leader at KPMG from 2017 through 2023. In his role, Dan helped team of professionals in the areas of strategy, transaction services and consulting to serve leaders at universities and academic medical centers consider how their institutions can adapt to the rapidly changing environment for higher education. With thirteen years of prior investment banking experience at J.P. Morgan, Daniel has also helped raise debt capital for state and local governments and higher education institutions in the taxable and tax-exempt capital markets. In this role, Dan helped to manage client relationships and transaction origination processes during the California power crisis of 2001-02 and through the financial crisis of 2007-09. During this time, he helped finance projects for transportation, energy, water, education and healthcare enterprises, as well as raise short-term and bridge financing for state and local governments.

Dan has served as a guest lecturer at Georgetown University, Stanford University and the UC Berkeley Center for Studies in Higher Education. He has volunteered as a peer review panelist for the WASC Senior College and University Commission for university reaccreditation processes; and serves as a member of the UC Merced Foundation Board of Trustees.

He graduated cum laude from the University of California, Davis, with degrees from the College of Letters and Sciences and the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. He resides in Burlingame, California with his wife, Brittany, and daughters, Aria and Avery.


Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer Immediate Office


200 California Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720

Assistant Vice Chancellor and Chief of Staff

Rosemary Kim

Business Operations and Communications

Heidi Van Yang

Executive Officer

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