Our Team

Culinary Excellence

Get to know the culinary team at Wheeling University. See the vast amount of knowledge and talent we have assembled to bring cutting edge and delicious meals to your table each and every day.

Terry Baker


Food Service Director

Phone 304-243-2320

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Terry is excited to be here at Wheeling University! He currently lives in Oakdale, PA with his fiancé Shawnel, child Levia 13, stepchildren, Jayden 11, Aubree 9 and their Alapaha Blueblood bulldog, Buddy. Terry has a Bachelor of Science degree in restaurant management from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.  He has over 20 years in the food and beverage industry working mainly in hotels and contract dining.  In his free time, Terry enjoys spending time with his family and watching all sports, especially golf and tennis.  At age 10 Terry won the local Junior Tennis Tournament for ages 12-14! He is also a HUGE fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Pittsburgh Penguins.  If you see Terry around campus be sure to introduce yourself and say, Hello!

Mark West

Catering & Retail Manager

Phone 304-243-2285

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Mark has over 44 years of experience in the food and beverage industry! He currently resides in Wheeling, WV with his wife of 32 years, Diane.  Together they have 2 children and 6 grandchildren.  Mark enjoys spending quality time with his grandchildren and watching sports.  Mark oversees the coffee shop and catering events on campus.  Feel free to reach out to him with any questions. 

Terrie Stradwick

Office Manager


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Terrie was born and raised in Wheeling, WV, where she currently resides with her husband of 39 years, Kevin.  Together they have two adult children, Torre and Summer.  Terrie has over 20 years of experience and can be found in the Benedum dining room.  When Terrie is not spending time with her grandchildren, she enjoys baking, exercising, shopping and serving God.  What makes Terrie happy is family and the unconditional love of God. 

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