Leadership Team

meredith brunen

Dr. Meredith Brunen

As Interim Vice President for University Advancement, Brunen serves as the principal authority on all division matters and works to create an effective fundraising team. She provides leadership, strategic planning, counsel and assistance to unit directors within the Division of Advancement on matters related to fundraising, accountability and staff.

Meredith's Bio
Lucas, Daniel

Daniel R. Lucas, CPA

  • Associate Vice President for University Advancement
  • Chief Financial Officer, UWF Foundation, Inc.
  • dlucas@uwf.edu

Dan serves as the Associate Vice President of University Advancement and as the Chief Financial Officer of the University of West Florida Foundation, Inc. He oversees the budgets for the Division of Advancement including WUWF Public Radio, UWF Historic Trust, University Marketing & Communications, Development, Alumni, as well as the UWF Foundation.

Dan's Bio
Howard Reddy

Howard J. Reddy

  • Assistant Vice President for University Advancement
  • Director, Office of Community Engagement
  • hreddy@uwf.edu

As Assistant Vice President for University Advancement, Reddy serves as a principal advisor to the Vice President for University Advancement on all division matters and works collaboratively to create an effective advancement team.

Howard's Bio
Megan Gonzalez

Megan Gonzalez

  • Executive Director, University Marketing & Communications
  • megang@uwf.edu

Megan Gonzalez serves as the Executive Director of University Marketing & Communications at the University of West Florida, where she develops and manages implementation of the university’s integrated marketing communications plan. Megan leads the department comprised of creative, marketing, web and public relations professionals.

Megan's Bio
Overton, Rob

Robert Overton Jr.

Robert Overton has over 20 years of public history experience, specializing in historic sites and museum management. He has worked for the University of West Florida Historic Trust since 2002 and has served as the Executive Director for the organization since 2015.

Rob's Bio
Crawford, Pat

Pat Crawford

Pat Crawford has been a part of the WUWF Public Media team since 1982. After receiving a Bachelor's Degree in Economics from Hampden-Sydney College and a Master's Degree in Public Broadcast Administration from the University of Arizona, he began his professional public media career at WSIU-TV/FM at Southern Illinois University.

Pat's Bio
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