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About the Center

The Personal Money Management Center provides a competent and confidential atmosphere where students can have access to accredited counseling services, quality financial education and appropriate tools to achieving lifelong successful financial outcomes.

The Personal Money Management Center at the University of Utah was originally created in 2011 to provide financial counseling for students. 


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Ann C. House

Ann: Ann House is a certified financial counselor and educator. She established the Personal Money Management Center in 2011 as a resource for students. She wants the University students to learn to become savvy consumers as they will be making dozens of consumer-financial decisions each day throughout their lives. Ann is also an amateur astronomer, spending her summers in southern Utah gazing at the night sky.


Tiffany Davis
Assistant Director

Tiffany is a certified financial counselor and U Alumni who studied financial planning. She has worked at the Personal Money Management Center for 6 years. She has a knack for taxes and is an IRS certified tax preparer and VITA volunteer. Tiffany loves to travel and has her hands full at home with a 3 year old and 4 month old baby. 



Ashley Price
Financial Counselor

Ashley is an accredited financial counselor and graduate of Utah State University. She is awesome with walk in appointments but doesn't have regular office hours. Ashley has worked in the PMMC since 2016 as a peer mentor and now as a counselor. She is a mom of twin girls and recently purchased her first home. Ashley is passionate about helping students improve their financial situations and build assets. 


Alyson Palmer
Administrative Assistant

Alyson graduated from the University of Utah in Exercise and Sports Science with a minor in nutrition in 2018. Although she is not working in the fitness wellness field, she finds it very imporant to learn about financial wellness. Alyson has been working here for 3 years and loves working with students. In her free time she teaches piano, enjoys being active, trying new foods, traveling and videography.


Viridiana Najera
Graduate Assistant

Viri graduated from the University of Utah with a Bachelors in Sociology, and Human Development and Family Studies in 2017.  Viri is currently a Graduate student for the Education, Leadership, and Policy with an emphasis in student affairs program here at the U of U.  Her passion for higher education started when she was in grade school. Her interest include being outdoors, traveling, food, exploring and advocating for social justice.


Larry Norris
Peer Mentor

Larry is a senior here at the U and studying marketing. He loves it here at the PMMC! Larry loves finance and likes to help students learn simple principals to wealth building and help them to become financially fit. One day he hopes to become a certified financial counselor and help students as he has been helped. He likes outdoor activities, has his own skateboard company and his lifelong goal is to be an entrepenuer.



Jake Nixon
Peer Mentor

Jake Nixon has recently started his college career here at the U. He is in the Business Scholars Program and is loving it. He enjoys meeting new people and helping them set and achieve goals. Jake learned the importance of setting goals when he embarked on his journey to the Middle East and learned how to communicate with the locals in the Armenian language. He learned that a big task can be solved with small and simple solutions. Jake enjoys in his free time everything outdoors.


Thaiss Del Rio
Peer Mentor

Thaiss is an undergraduate student at the University of Utah majoring in Sociology and Political Science with a minor in Ethnic Studies. She is excited to be a part of the PMMC team and talk to students about the importance of being financially prepared. Thaiss loves to learn and is passionate about advocating for immigrant rights and for other social justice issues. Apart from being sushi obsessed, Thaiss enjoys reading, eating, and watching Netflix--a little too much sometimes.


Irene Salinas

Peer Mentor

Irene is an undergraduate Senior at the University of Utah majoring in Accounting, she is focusing on tax at the Business School. Irene is on track to do international tax for c-corporations in New York City. Hopefully after a successful graduation she will go on to attend Villanova in Philadelphia for their Masters of Accounting program. In her free time if she is not studying or working at the PMMC she is hiking and trail running.



Find Us

Personal Money Management Center
A. Ray Olpin University Union, RM 317
200 S Central Campus Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

(801) 585-7379






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Last Updated: 10/30/19