Northeast State Community College has named Colonel James Cline as its chief financial officer. He will assume his duties June 26.
He is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Information Systems Auditor, a Certified Information Technology Professional, and a Certified Security Control and Data Acquisition Security Architect.
Cline retired from the U.S. Army Reserves as a lieutenant colonel and coordinator for the Tennessee/Kentucky Command and General Staff College. He holds a BBA and an MBA from Marshall University. He is also a graduate of the Martinsburg Institute’s Project Management Certificate Program.
Cline was chosen through a national search. The selection team included members from Northeast State and the Tennessee Board of Regents. A total of 26 applications were reviewed with four finalists chosen for interviews.
Cline emerged from that process as the overall top candidate and was recommended to TBR for employment.