In June 2009, seminary trustees elected Kevin Ensley vice president for business administration.

Prior to coming to Southwestern, Ensley served as chief financial officer and vice president of business at the Criswell College in Dallas. As CFO, he oversaw the financial affairs of the institution, such as accounting, accounts payable and accounts receivable. He led the institution amidst national economic instability by reorganizing operations and positioning the college to maintain staffing and benefit levels. As vice president of business at Criswell College, Ensley’s responsibilities included information technology, human resources facilities and maintenance, food service, risk management, and security.

Ensley earned a Bachelor of Business Administration at Texas A&M University-Commerce in 1992 and a Master of Business Administration at Southern Methodist University in 1996. Prior to his service at Criswell College, he was Senior Financial Analyst for Electronic Data Systems, Inc., in Plano, Texas.