Chief Financial Officer
As Space Foundation Chief Financial Officer, Holly Roberts is responsible for managing the accounting, legal matters, contracts, and business functions that support the Space Foundation’s mission. Since joining the organization in 1987, she has developed and maintained a financial structure that meets the requirements of a multimillion-dollar annual budget, with provisions to accommodate government grants and contracts. She has also formalized the contracting functions, and established budgeting and financial performance assessment procedures.
Prior to joining the Space Foundation, Roberts was the controller for both a Colorado gubernatorial candidate’s election campaign and a U.S. Senatorial campaign. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Kansas State University, where she has served on the K-State Alumni Association Board of Directors. She is also a current member of the Kansas State Foundation Board of Trustees.