Mr. Webber serves as the chief administrative officer at Washington University in St. Louis where he oversees administrative and external affairs areas with combined operating and capital budgets exceeding $400M annually and over 1,200 University and contracted employees. Mr. Webber is a Professor of Practice at the Brown School of Social Work and the Sam Fox School of Art and Architecture where he teaches courses on community development, urban design, strategic management, and social welfare policy. Since coming to St. Louis in 2008, Mr. Webber has led major initiatives to make Washington University a stronger anchor institution in St. Louis. These efforts have included significant investments to strengthen surrounding neighborhoods, community partnerships, and sponsorship of charter schools. Mr. Webber serves as Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of CORTEX, a major urban research park and as the Chair of Invest St. Louis, a new initiative to build a comprehensive community development system in St. Louis.