SAVANNAH — Armstrong State University recently hired Christopher Corrigan as the institution’s new vice president for business and finance.
Before joining Armstrong, Corrigan served as chief financial officer for the Arthritis Foundation in Atlanta, where he managed $100 million in annual revenue, in addition to $90 million in foundation investments. He also played a major role in the group’s reorganization across 10 regions and in the creation of a five-year strategic plan.
Prior to that, Corrigan was the CFO for Emory College, preparing and executing a $200 million-plus operating budget for the institution’s largest academic unit. He also managed sponsored programs for more than 250 faculty researchers, as well as earnings and spending from $350 million in endowed and restricted funds. In addition, he was a key participant in the implementation of Emory College’s 10-year strategic plan, part of which involved overseeing large-scale construction and renovation projects.
Earlier in his career, Corrigan was CFO for Andrew College.
He also worked at a startup high-technology company in Silicon Valley, helping to grow Sun Microsystems into a Fortune 500 company. Corrigan previously served as chairman of the board of directors for Calhoun County Department of Family and Children’s Services.
A former captain in the U.S. Navy and naval aviator, Corrigan earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA with a concentration in finance from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.