POSITION -- Since 2006, President of Catawba Valley Community College, Hickory, NC. A comprehensive public, two year community college serving 20,000 students annually and serving the counties of Catawba and Alexander in North Carolina.
PREVIOUS -- Served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer, Vice President of Student Services, and Dean of Student Services at Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute in Hudson, North Carolina. Served as Vice President of Continuing Education, Dean of Continuing Education, Director of Occupational Programs, and Coordinator of Occupational Programs at Surry Community College in Dobson, North Carolina.
AFFILIATIONS -- Serves on boards: National Junior College Athletic Association (Presidential Rep.); North Carolina Community College President's Association (Vice Chair); North Carolina Campus Compact (Executive Committee); YMCA of the Catawba Valley Board; Catawba County Economic Development Board; Catawba County United Way Board; Catawba County Chamber of Commerce.
EDUCATION -- Ed.D., Higher Education Administration, North Carolina State University; M.A., Adult and Community College Education, Appalachian State University; B.S., Appalachian State University.
OTHER -- Presented at a variety of leadership seminars, conferences, and presidents' leadership academies. Published articles in a variety of journals and for the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE). Awarded: The Inaugural Catawba County Leader of the Year Award, 2013.