Our Team

The Office of Strategy & Analytics is an enterprise-level team that supports the Executive VP for Finance & Operations at Clemson University.

David Watson, Director of Financial Analysis

David is the Director of Financial Analysis for the Office of Strategy and Analytics. David manages graduate program financial analysis, as well as prepares analysis and recommendations for other university initiatives. David spent five years as a budget analyst in the Budget Office of Clemson University. Prior to coming to Clemson he spent over 10 years as a Financial Advisor in Greenville, SC. David obtained his Masters of Business Administration from Clemson University.


Steve Hulme is Senior Analyst for Finance and Operations at Clemson University. He provides financial consulting related to developing long-range operating budgets, business plans, and proforma analytical tools for auxiliary units and other entities. Steve is also responsible for reporting and analysis utilizing the University’s information system regarding HR, financial, student, and facility data. Steve brings 30+ years of financial experience at Georgia-Pacific Corp. focused in manufacturing cost, investment & decision analysis, and corporate financial planning & analysis. Steve obtained his BBA in Finance and Business Management from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Jade Wimpey, Senior Data Visualization Analyst

Jade is a data analyst and project manager for the Office of Strategy and Analytics. She assists with data visualization and analytics, organizes and maintains project timelines, and develops communication strategies for various projects. Jade obtained her Bachelor of Art degree in Communication Studies from Clemson University in 2015, and recently received her Master of Business Administration also from Clemson in 2017. Jade loves traveling and coaching recreational volleyball in her hometown.