Maryland Association Shares, Develops Best Practices
College of Southern Maryland Vice President of Financial and Administrative Services Tony Jernigan has been selected to serve as president of the Maryland Association of Community College Business Officers (MACCBO) for 2014-15. Jernigan has served previously as the associations vice president and secretary-treasurer.
MACCBO is the conduit for business officers and related business professionals across the state to share best practices, innovative processes, analysis, trends and benchmarks, and serves as a collective source of advice and counsel to presidents and boards. Maryland community colleges are recognized throughout the United States as leaders in post-secondary education and Im very honored to serve as president of MACCBO, Jernigan said.
Jernigan brings 28 years of leadership in private and public college administration including experience in finance, budgeting, human resources, investments, facilities, strategic planning and auxiliary services to this role. A certified public accountant since 1981, Jernigan received a bachelors degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has completed post-baccalaureate studies at North Carolina State University and East Carolina University.
Before coming to CSM, Jernigan served as vice president of finance at Greensboro College, Greensboro, North Carolina. Prior to that, he worked at Nash Community College, Rocky Mount, for more than 20 years, serving as the chief financial and administrative officer until 2007. He has worked in the Office of the North Carolina State Auditor, as a systems accountant and a staff auditor.
Jernigan is a former member of the executive committee of the North Carolina Association of Community College Business Officials (ACCBO), serving as its president, vice president and treasurer. He also served as a finance evaluator for the Commission on Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and a representative on the Northeast Region Council of Government Economic Development Board. He is a member of the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants.
Maryland community college representatives serve on affinity groups such as MACCBO to share and develop statewide initiatives. MACCBO includes business officers, procurement officers, auxiliary services officers, human resources officers, public safety officers, and risk managers.
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