Susan A. Maddux joined Furman University as vice president for finance and administration in November 2018. She came to Furman from Presbyterian College, where she had served as vice president for finance and administration and chief financial officer since 2013.
As Furman’s chief financial and administrative officer, Maddux oversees all financial planning and execution, accounting operations, debt management and the endowment, as well as the departments of Budget and Resource Management, Facilities and Campus Services, and Human Resources.
Before joining Presbyterian College, Maddux spent 19 years in the finance and administration office at Converse College. She initially served the college as controller (1994-2005), and then as vice president for finance and administration and chief financial officer (2005-2013).
Prior to her career in higher education, Maddux worked as a certified public accountant at Ernst & Young in Spartanburg (1991-1994). She is a graduate of Converse College and received a master’s of professional accountancy from Clemson University.
Maddux is a member of the Southern Association of College and University Business Officers and currently serves as the organization’s first vice president. She is a volunteer coach with the Special Olympics, as well as a member of the audit committee at Spartanburg Day School.