Steve Hetzel

Assistant Dean, Business Services


Steve Hetzel is assistant dean of business services for Continuing Education, Outreach & E-Learning, a University of Wisconsin–Extension division that serves as an advocate on behalf of adult students and incubates new programs and ideas in collaboration with all 26 campuses of the University of Wisconsin System.

Steve is an accomplished financial leader with extensive experience providing expert interpretations on all levels of financial activities, along with sound recommendations essential to managing all facets of financial operations and bringing innovative ideas to market. He has been an integral member of key University of Wisconsin System initiatives such as the Adult Student Initiative and the UW Flexible Option.

Steve’s experience includes working in public higher education and the private sector. He holds an M.B.A. with emphasis in Managerial Economics from the University of Wisconsin–Whitewater and a B.S. in Accounting from Upper Iowa University.  He is a Certified Public Accountant and Six Sigma Black Belt.