Samuel R. Rhue, Sr., MBA, Treasurer


Samuel R. Rhue, Sr. is a native of Conway, SC. He is married to Florence L. Rhue and they have two children, Samuel R. Rhue, Jr. and Nikki R. Hicks. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Virginia State University, an Associate in Applied Science from John Tyler Community College and a Master’s in Business Administration from Averett University. He currently serves as Vice President of Contracting/Provider Services (Mid-Atlantic Region) at CIGNA Insurance.

He is the recipient of the VSU Sports Wall of Fame and is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. (Petersburg Chapter), Restoration of Petersburg Community Development Corporation Board of Directors and Tabernacle Baptist Church Deaconate Ministry.

Samuel is the CEO of Rhue’s Mortuary, Conway, SC and enjoys golf and traveling as hobbies.

Why is VSU Foundation work important to you?

“My VSU experience played an important role in the success I have achieved both personally and professionally. I am so elated to be in a position to help grow the University’s capacity to provide even greater opportunities for young people, and especially young people of color, to obtain a great college education.”