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David Satterfield

Facility Security Officer

David Satterfield is Director of Asset Development for the Office of Research and Economic Development at West Virginia University and a tenured Associate Professor in the School of Music. Mr. Satterfield also serves as the Assistant to the Director of the WVU Manufacturing Extension Partnership, as well as the Facility Security Officer for WVU and the WVU Innovation Corporation.

Mr. Satterfield served as the Executive Director of the West Virginia Development Office from October 2001 through January 2005, where he: focused on building strong communities; recruited new investment from around the United States and the world; strengthened and retained existing industry; enhanced entrepreneurial opportunities; and building small businesses.

Mr. Satterfield previously served as the Chief of Staff and Vice President for Institutional Advancement at WVU, advising former President David Hardesty. He served as WVU’s primary government relations executive, coordinated the internal administration strategies of the institution and spearheaded special initiatives. 

Mr. Satterfield also directed the transition team of former Gov. Bob Wise, elected, in November 2000. He became the governor’s chief of staff in January 2001 before returning to WVU.

Satterfield is a native of Pittsburgh, Pa. He has two music degrees (BM and MM) from WVU and has been a faculty member in the College of Creative Arts at WVU since 1983.

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