Keith Vorkink
Advancement Vice President



Keith Vorkink serves as the Advancement Vice President at Brigham Young University.  In addition to general university administrative duties, Vice President Vorkink oversees Athletics, BYU Broadcasting, University Communications, Alumni & External Relations, and Philanthropies.  Prior to his current position, he served as Associate Dean in the Marriott School of Business where he was the Douglas & Effie Driggs Distinguished Professor of Finance. His research focuses on behavioral economics and on asset pricing. He is a member of the American Finance Association, the Western Finance Association, and the Econometric Society.

Years at BYU



Earned his undergraduate degree in economics from BYU. He then went to the University of Rochester, where he earned his MA and then a PhD in economics in 2000.


  • Hometown: Mapleton, Utah
  • Keith and his wife, Marcie, are the parents of four children Sarah, Eric, Elizabeth, and Annika.  They have lived in Rochester New York, Providence Rhode Island, and Boston Massachusetts.
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