- UWF BEI Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Steven Cunningham serves as Chief Executive Officer of Business Enterprises, Inc.
Cunningham previously served as vice president of the Division of Finance and Administration, which include facilities development and operations; campus buildings and grounds management; financial services; procurement and contracts; business and auxiliary services and BEI. He worked closely with the Board of Trustees and Board of Governors and served as the University's senior administrative liaison to external groups and agencies on matters related to the administrative operations of the University.
Before coming to UWF, Cunningham served as the vice president of Administration at Northern Illinois University. In this role he served as chief administrative officer for university operations, human resources and facilities, including service as acting executive vice president and chief financial officer. Cunningham holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and a master’s degree in labor and industrial relations from the University of Illinois, Urbana. He received a doctorate in adult and higher education from Northern Illinois University.