Margaret Zapalac

Margaret (Peggy) B. Zapalac

Peggy Zapalac

Associate Vice President


Risk, Management Advisory, Audit Liaison


Ms. Margaret (Peggy) B. Zapalac serves as the Associate Vice President for University Risk and Compliance.  She provides leadership for enterprise risk management, audit liaison, University rules/standard administrative procedures, and management advisory services. She serves as Serves as the University's Compliance Officer, ADA Coordinator and chairs several university-wide committees including the Compliance Committee, and Clery Act Committee.

She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Business Administration – Finance from Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Prior to joining Texas A&M University in 1992, Zapalac served in various progressive roles for KPMG including audit manager.  She served as the assistant director with the internal audit department and a management advisor with the management advisory services department, both at Texas A&M University.  In the University roles, she performed management advisory services and consultative projects, and provided internal audit services and related projects.

Zapalac is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional, and holds a Certification in Risk Management Assurance.