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Steven Dunham

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Chief Risk Officer
After obtaining his Bachelors and Masters degrees in Accounting from Auburn University, Steven joined Deloitte (a Big Four accounting firm) in their Charlotte, NC office. He served dozens of Deloitte clients from around the world during his four years as an enterprise risk consultant. In 2002, Steven moved to Delhaize Group, a global $26B Belgian based holding company of retail grocery stores. Steven spent the first eight years of his 13-year tenure at Delhaize Group in the Internal Audit Department serving as Manager of their Retail, IT and ultimately Financial Audit teams. Steven was responsible for developing and implementing the global Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program and supporting the Property and Casualty insurance programs for the final five years of his career at Delhaize.

In 2015, Steven transitioned to Sealed Air as their Executive Director of Enterprise Risk Management. Sealed Air is a $4B global manufacturing company of packaging solutions (most notably Bubble Wrap). Steven was hired to implement Sealed Air’s ERM program, and had global responsibilities for ERM, Property and Casualty Insurance programs, Crisis Management, Business Continuity and Physical Security. Ultimately, Steven was also given responsibility for the Capital Expenditure and R&D Finance functions during his four-year tenure with Sealed Air. Steven joined the University of North Carolina Charlotte in 2019 as their Chief Risk Officer where he is designing and implementing a University wide ERM program to support Board and Cabinet decision making.

During his tenure at Sealed Air, Steven sat on the Board of Saddle Brook Captive Insurance Company and currently serves as Council Member and Treasurer of his local church. Steven is a 20-year Charlotte NC area resident, currently residing in China Grove NC with his three children, Anna, Brooke and Chase.