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Stephen Mulready

Dean

Dean's Office for Barney, Administration

Barney School of Business
860.768.4243 A 306A
Education

Advanced Executive Program, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania

Advanced Management Program, Fairfield University

MBA in Management Systems, University of Hartford

BS in Insurance Management, University of Connecticut


The University of Hartford appointed Stephen M. Mulready M’77 as dean of the Barney School of Business in April 2021. Mulready has served in multiple roles at the Barney School of Business and has held the position of interim dean since August 2020. He is the first Barney School alumnus to hold the position.

Stephen Mulready joined the faculty in the Fall of 2007, having prior teaching experience in the State of Connecticut Community College system teaching Organizational and IT courses.

Mulready has completed the AACSB Bridge Program at the University of Southern California, which prepared him for professionally qualified faculty positions at AACSB accredited schools. He previously taught Managing Organizational Behavior, Managerial Strategy and Organizational Policy and currently teaches Applied Financial Analysis and Investments.

In addition to teaching, he has served as an executive in residence, and as a member and past chair of the Barney School Board of Visitors. He has also served on the University’s Board of Regents and is a past recipient of the University’s Distinguished Alumni Award.

Executive Vice President and COO, Crum & Forster, 2010 to 2018

Chief Executive Officer, AIX Holdings, Inc. 2005 to 2009

President and CEO, US Operations, Royal and Sun Alliance, 2002 -2204

President and COO, Commercial & Specialty, Royal and Sun Alliance, 1999 to 2002

President and CEO, Orion Specialty, 1996 to 1999

Senior Vice President of National Accounts, Aetna, 1994 to 1996

Various senior positions with Aetna

Board of Advisors: Obsidian Insurance Inc.

Former Board of Directors, Cover-All Technologies, Inc.

Former Board of Advisors, Adaptik, Inc.

Former Board of Directors, ALICO, Inc.

Former Board Member, American Insurance Association

Former Member, Charlotte, NC Chamber of Commerce

Former Chairman of the Insurance Committee, Town of Wethersfield, CT

Former President of the board of directors, Greater Hartford Arts Council

Former Director Hartford Symphony

Former Director of Jubilee House