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Peggy Cowherd

Peggy Cowherd

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Job Title: Managing Director, Materials Management
Company: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Location: Utah, United States


  • corporate finance


Peggy Cowherd is managing director of materials management for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She has worked in numerous capacities in corporate finance, including most recently as EVP and CFO of IQor and previously as the CFO of the global business travel service at American Express. She has worked in various financial leadership capacities at American Express, Goldman Sachs, and IBM. Peggy has held numerous church callings including serving in the Stake Relief Society Presidency and the Young Women's Presidency. She also serves on the Deseret Mutual Benefit Administrators Board of Directors, the Temple Square Hospitality Board, and several other church committees. She earned her bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Connecticut. Peggy has two siblings and a niece and nephew she adores.