Spotlight on Volunteers

Susan Maddux

Susan Maddux

Vice President for Finance and Administration, Furman University

Number of Years in Higher Education: 24

Involvement with SACUBO

I have been attending SACUBO conferences for more than 15 years. I serve as 2nd Vice President, Women’s Leadership Committee Chair, and Business Partner Relations Chair. In previous years, I was on the Audit Committee and Scholarship Committee. I have presented at the Women’s Leadership Forum, Fall Workshop, and Annual Meeting at various times.

An Interesting Fact

My husband and I love to swing dance. We won 1st place in a Newcomer’s Competition in 2012.

Decision to Volunteer with SACUBO

Over the years, I have gotten so much out of SACUBO conferences that I wanted to be a part of the leadership that makes it all happen. The connections I have made in SACUBO are strong and very helpful to my career. I would encourage everyone to get involved and regularly participate in SACUBO events.


Alicia Currin

Vice President for Business & Administration and CFO, Texas A&M University-Commerce

Number of Years in Higher Education: 37

Involvement with SACUBO

I have attended SACUBO events on and off for 20+ years but became a Constituent Committee member a few years ago. I have served as a sub-committee chair and Chair of the Comprehensive and Doctoral Institutions Constituent Committee, serving on the Board as the Constituent Committee Chair. I currently serve as the At Large Board Member for Comprehensive and Doctoral Institutions and am responsible for the Distinguished Service Award. I presented at the Annual Meeting in 2018 on stress and depression.

An Interesting Fact

I have worked at the same institution for my entire career. I am a country girl at heart living on a farm in rural northeast Texas.

Decision to Volunteer with SACUBO

I decided to volunteer because this is a great organization that serves as a wonderful resource for those of us in the “business” of higher education. SACUBO is an organization with multiple opportunities to develop business and personal relationships that will help you throughout your career.


Kevin Edelblute

Assistant Vice President, Controller and Treasurer, Mississippi State University

Number of Years in Higher Education: 12

Involvement with SACUBO

I have been attending SACUBO conferences for 5 years. I currently serve as the Chair of the Research Universities Constituent Committee.

An Interesting Fact

I am married with three kids, one dog, and zero hobbies – and wouldn’t change it!

Decision to Volunteer with SACUBO

I volunteered with SACUBO to broaden my horizons and step out of my comfort zone. The people are fabulous! You will not regret the time you spend and the people you spend it with.


Dirk Wilmoth

Vice President Business and Finance/CFO Asheville-Buscombe Technical Community College

Number of Years in Higher Education: 46

Involvement with SACUBO

As a CFO, I have been attending SACUBO Annual Meetings intermittently. I am serving on the Community Colleges Constituent Committee and am in my 2nd year. I helped host the Annual Meeting in Asheville in 2006.

An Interesting Fact

My wife and I have six children, raised sheep for 20 years, and are raising rabbits now.

Decision to Volunteer with SACUBO

SACUBO is one of the best venues in which you can benefit from networking and sharing.

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