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Steve Hannabury brings his expertise in operations and partnerships to NACUBO Consulting. He was the executive vice president at the Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering, which he joined in 1999 as a member of the founding leadership team. During his 21-year tenure at Olin, he was responsible for the development and implementation of all business, financial, human resource, information technology, and auxiliary services; the design and construction of the new campus; and general operational programs and activities.  

During this time, Hannabury developed extensive experience in collaborative activities among institutions. He served on the board of directors of the Boston Consortium for Higher Education for 16 years, including 3 years as chairman. He is also the founding president and current board chair of both Educators Health LLC and Educators Health Insurance Exchange (a Vermont-licensed reciprocal insurance company). edHEALTH is a member-owned collaboration that provides employee health insurance, data analytics, and cutting-edge programs to its 25-member educational institutions and 31,000 employees and dependents in multiple states.

Prior to Olin, he was at Boston University for 15 years working with the enrollment services unit for half his tenure and as the assistant dean for administration and finance at the School of Management for the second half.

Hannabury chaired or participated in four NEASC/NECHE regional accreditation processes, two ABET programmatic accreditations, and has served as an accreditation visiting team member multiple times for NEASC/NECHE and WASC. He has provided consultation services to international university startups in Brazil, Vietnam, England, and Saudi Arabia. He was awarded the NACUBO Distinguished Business Officer Award in July 2017.

Hannabury earned a BS degree in civil engineering from Northeastern University and an MBA from Boston University.