Business & Finance

Mr. LeRoy Summers, Jr., Vice President for Business & Finance - lsummers@bennett.edu - 336-517-1543

Elizabeth Ashford, Executive Assistant - eashford@bennett.edu - 336-517-2116

The mission of the Division of Business and Finance is to maintain the fiscal stability, integrity and technological advancement of the College through sound fiscal and administrative policies, procedures, and best practices. The overall goal is to support the College in its efforts to prepare students to function effectively in the workplace and highly competitive technologically advanced global society. The Division of Business, Finance and Technology is composed of three units: Controller’s Office, Human Resources and Information Technology Services.

Directors of each unit are responsible for taking a proactive approach in managing their respective unit. This approach includes: providing leadership, direction, and guidance to support staff; creating and maintaining an open line of communication with all parties; and holding staff accountable for their job performances. This approach also includes using current reporting tools and other technologies to automate, streamline operations, and increase productivity.

The primary goal of the division is to manage and safeguard the College's assets and provide accurate and timely information to management and external entities to make informed decisions. Additionally, it is responsible for ensuring that all facets of business, finance and technology of the College meet federal, state, and local guidelines and regulations.

The division strives to improve the quality of life, services, and relations to students, faculty, and staff by continually providing and upgrading when necessary, services, training, and staff development opportunities.

Office Hours

Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Location

First floor of the John H. Race Administration Building