Steve Pruchnicki

Head of Finance and Administration

Steve Pruchnicki joined the Wexner Center in 2022 as the senior fiscal officer and was elevated to the head of finance in July 2023. Pruchnicki now serves as the center’s head of finance and administration. He has held several positions within the university, most recently with Ohio State’s College of Education and Human Ecology and College of Arts and Sciences.

Pruchnicki is responsible for the oversight, strategic forecasting, and maintenance of established and future financial operations at the center, with a strong focus on sustainability and financial strength. In his role, Pruchnicki advises the director and senior leaders on all aspects of the center’s financial matters; provides analyses and projections consistent with the university budget process; leads the finance, facilities, computer/IT services, technical operations, and visitor experience teams; and oversees strategic budgetary planning.

Pruchnicki has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Accountancy and a Master of Arts in Public Policy and Management from Ohio State. He is also an active certified public accountant in the State of Ohio.