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Valerie Burgess

Valerie Burgess

Chief Business Officer

Valerie Burgess is the Chief Business Officer for the WVU College of Creative Arts and Media. She previously served as the Financial Manager for the Reed College of Media for more than ten years. She works directly with the Dean to determine and oversee the financial objectives of the College.

Prior to joining the College of Media, Burgess worked in administration in the department of Physics and Astronomy at WVU. She has 17 years of experience as a pastor serving churches in the Midwest.

Burgess is a native of Pittsford, New York, and holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Michigan State University. Burgess also earned a Master’s of Divinity from Saint Paul School of Theology and is an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church.