Wake Tech Names New Vice President of Finance

July 15th, 2010





Community College Veteran Joins WTCC Senior Administration

RALEIGH, N.C. (July 15, 2010) - Dr. Stephen Scott, president of Wake Technical Community College, is pleased to announce the appointment of Arthur Andrews as Vice President of Financial and Business Services for Wake Tech. Andrews, a former community college controller and state auditor, will manage the $100 million budget of North Carolina's second largest community college. He will also oversee all financial and business services operations.

"It's a big job - no question about it," says Dr. Scott, "but with his extensive experience in community college finance, Art is uniquely qualified to help Wake Tech meet the budget challenges of unprecedented enrollment growth."

Before coming to Wake Tech, Andrews served as Controller at Johnston Community College, where he was named Staff Person of the Year in 2008. Prior to that, he was an auditor for the State of North Carolina for 15 years. He is a Certified Public Accountant, with a master's degree in business administration from Baker College in Michigan and an undergraduate degree from Appalachian State University.

He began at Wake Tech on June 15, taking over for Ward Preston, who is retiring after 28 years of service. Andrews and his wife Rosa live in Smithfield.

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