Eddie Daniels, Assistant Vice President, Business Services
Eddie Daniels assumed the role of Assistant Vice President for Business Services in July 2017. Eddie began his career in local government, serving in various professional roles in the Office of Youth Development, City of Indianapolis, and as Government Management Specialist at the Northeast Georgia Area Planning and Development Commission, Athens, GA. Subsequently, Eddie made a career shift to higher education. Over the last three decades, Eddie has held positions in Student Affairs at various universities: Program Advisor in the Department of Student Activities, University of Georgia; Associate Director for Programs at the Russell House University Union, University of South Carolina (USC), and subsequently Director of the Student Union at USC; Director of the Student Union and Student Activities, University of Virginia; Director of Campus Activities, University of Connecticut; and most recently Executive Director of the J. Wayne Reitz Union, the University of Florida for the last 12 years. Eddie has held a variety of leadership positions in the Association of College Unions International.
Eddie holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree in Zoology from Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, and a Master of Public Affairs (MPA) Degree from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI).
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Dwan Courtney, Director of Small Business and Supplier Diversity, Business Services
As a part of Business Services, a division of Business Affairs, SBSD provides services and support designed to facilitate the utilization of small diverse businesses by UF departments and academic units. As the director, through collaborative relationships with campus and local community and business leaders, Dwan will develop programs and services designed to encourage small businesses to participate in university procurement opportunities.
Prior to being named the Director of SBSD, Dwan was the Small, Minority & Veteran Business Procurement Program Coordinator at the City of Gainesville. Prior to her role with the city, Dwan was formerly the Marketing & Communications Specialist with UF’s SBSD. Dwan has over eight years of experience in supplier diversity, procurement, entrepreneurship and budget planning.
In her former role in SBSD, Dwan was instrumental in administering many of the department’s outreach events, including monthly business development workshops, the UF Mentor – Protégé Program, and the Annual Small Business Vendor Fair. Those efforts, in partnership with UF departments and community leaders, assist small, women-owned, and minority-owned businesses with developing skills, strategies, and networks to enable them to effectively compete on university contracts and procurement opportunities.
Bill McGinn, Assistant Director, Facilities and Operations, Business Services
Bill is responsible for the oversight of facilities construction/ renovation, and facilities maintenance and operations. In addition to managing facilities and operations in dining, bookstore and vending spaces, Bill manages sourcing and purchasing of assets belonging to the University. Bill also serves as the liaison and primary contact for internal and external facility operations related to building safety/security and serves as the building emergency coordinator and trainer and is the staff representative for the division on the University Emergency Operations Team (EOT).
Bill is a veteran of the United States Coast Guard and earned an M.B.A. from Nova Southeastern University.
Bill has been a part of the Business Services team for over ten years. He is an avid traveler, homebrewer and lives in Williston with his wife Kari and several pets.
Matt Mueller, Director, Food & Beverage Services, Business Services
Matt Mueller joined the University of Florida, Office of Business Services, in June of 2020, assuming the new role of Director of Food and Beverage Services. In that role, he oversees the contracts for food and beverage services, pouring rights, and vending across campus. He also oversees the catering solutions for the campus through our on-campus provider, as well as our roster of approved off-campus caterers. Previous to joining the University, Matt held numerous leadership positions with Sodexo, overseeing higher education foodservice accounts in Florida (FSU), New York (RPI), and Illinois (IIT, University of St. Francis, Benedictine University). Before joining Sodexo, Matt owned and operated two restaurants in the Chicago suburbs.
Matt holds a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Hotel and Restaurant Administration from Cornell University.
Jennifer Moyer, Marketing & Communications Specialist, Business Services
Jennifer Moyer has worked with Business Services at the University of Florida since 2018. Prior to her position at UF, she worked for a non-profit in public relations.
Currently, she oversees marketing and communications for Business Services. She works closely with the University’s business partners, Aramark, Follett, Pepsi, and Canteen. She assists with the development and implementation of marketing and branding strategies, increasing awareness of Business Services and its programs. Jenn is responsible for developing and managing publications and promotional materials including brochures, print ads, web content, social media, and other digital initiatives.
Jenn is a double Gator, having graduated with a B.S. in Public Relations and an M.B.A., both from UF. You will find Jenn at Gator football games, hiking beautiful Gainesville trails, and hanging out with her black Labrador Retriever, Ben.