Steve Hinkley, CEO of Adventure Science Center

Steve Hinkley is the President and CEO of Adventure Science Center (ASC) in Nashville, Tennessee. Alongside board members, staff and community leaders and volunteers, ASC is implementing a multi-year transformation to become a premiere hands-on science and innovation center.

Prior to moving to Nashville, Hinkley served as the President and CEO of MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation in Santa Barbara, California, where he completed a $27 million dollar startup capital campaign and the grand opening of a new, 25,000-square foot science center in the heart of Santa Barbara’s waterfront district.

Hinkley began his museum career in 2007 with the Perot Museum of Nature in Science in Dallas, Texas, where he oversaw exhibit and education program development for the highly successful launch of an all new 185,000-square-foot science center in downtown Dallas.

Before joining the science museum field, Hinkley earned his degree in biology from Tufts University and spent 10 years in the classroom teaching middle and high school biology, physics and physiology.

Steve and his wife Morgan enjoy traveling, spending time with family and raising their two young children, Blake and Harper.

Steve Hinkley, CEO of Adventure Science Center