Susan A. Maddux
Vice President for Finance and Administration
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, Human Resources, Information Technology Services, and the Police Department.
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 served on the board of the National Association of College and University Business Officers for four years (2019-2023) and served as President on the Southern Association of College and University Business Officers for two years (2020-2022) and as a board member for seven years (2016-2023). She serves as a volunteer coach with the Special Olympics and on the David’s Table advisory board.