Brigadier General Stephen M. Seay graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 1968. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree and was commissioned a second lieutenant in the United States Army. In addition to participating in the Army ROTC program, he played on the UNH men’s basketball team. Steve also holds a Master of Science Degree from North Carolina State University.
Brigadier General Seay held a wide variety of command and staff positions during his 33-year Army career, culminating as Commanding General, Joint Contracting Command-Iraq/Head of Contracting Authority, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq, and Program Executive Officer for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI), Orlando, Florida. He served as Program Manager for a Joint system, headed the Joint Target Oversight Council and was Commanding General, Simulation, Training and Instrumentation Command (STRICOM) of the Army Materiel Command.
Earlier in his career, he served as a Field Artillery Officer. Brigadier General Seay commanded at all levels, culminating as V Corps Artillery Commander, United States Army, Europe. He served as Chief of Staff, United States Army, Europe (Forward) and National Security Element, Taszar Hungary, during Operation Joint Endeavor. He held operational, resource management, operations research and acquisition positions, as well as serving as Military Assistant to the Secretary of the Army during three tours on the Department of the Army staff.
Since leaving active military service in 2005, he incorporated Seay Business Solutions, LLC. With that company, Steve Seay provided expertise in high technology modeling, simulation, training and education, mission command, and cyber operations. In addition, he joined the Board of Directors of eMagin Corporation, New York. He served as an Executive Officer of Army Division at The Spectrum Group and is also an Associate at The Spectrum Group in Alexandria, Virginia. Brigadier General Seay was selected to join the Proxy Board of Quantum 3D, Governmental Systems, Milpitas, California. He is also the Secretary of the National Modeling and Simulation Coalition.
In 2016, Steve Seay became Director, Leadership and Career Development Strategies at the University of Central Florida Department of Athletics. In that role; he mentors, coaches, and advises students and student-athletes about career development opportunities in academia, government, and industry. With a passion for basketball and his alma mater, he recently endowed a student-athlete scholarship for men’s or women’s basketball at the University of New Hampshire.
Steve Seay serves on the Board of Directors of the Kid’s House of Seminole County, Florida (child advocacy) and Orlando Science Center. He is also the President of the Central Florida Veterans Memorial Park Foundation, Inc.
For outstanding leadership to the United States Army and meritorious service to community and the University of New Hampshire, Brigadier General Stephen M. Seay is inducted into the ROTC Hall of Fame.