Ruby Goyal Aggarwal joined WETA February 1, 2022. In her role heading financial operations for the region’s flagship public broadcaster, Aggarwal reports to President and Chief Executive Officer Sharon Percy Rockefeller and works closely with Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Jason R. Daisey, the WETA Board of Trustees, and WETA’s executive management. As treasurer of WETA and its subsidiary NewsHour Productions LLC, Aggarwal oversees finance, accounting, and building and facilities operations while providing executive-level fiscal and operational counsel for the organization.
Prior to WETA, Aggarwal spent a decade at O’Connor Consulting Services, as a director, providing high-level consulting strictly to the non-profit community. In this role she worked with non-profit organizations ranging in size from $5MM to $500MM by providing executive-level support as a trusted business partner, serving in the interim CFO role, and assisting with projects ranging from strategic planning, board-literacy training, 990 and audit preparation, finance department assessments, internal control assessments, cash management, endowment reconciliations, and process documentation. Aggarwal formerly ran her own consulting firm and worked in finance at media organizations including PBS, Fox Television Stations, Inc., and NewsChannel 8.
Aggarwal is a licensed CPA and CGMA and earned her BS in accounting with a minor in business administration from the University of Maryland. She resides with her family in Lorton, Virginia.