EACC has announced Jim Huff of Wynne as Vice President for Finance/CFO. His primary duties will include administrative accountability, leadership, and management responsibility for all aspects of the College's business, financial, and accounting services, physical plant, and business support services. Huff will begin his duties on March 8th.
Huff has nearly twenty years of experience in finance leadership and management. Most recently, he served as Senior Financial Analyst in Experiential Finance and Financial Planning and Analysis for ALSAC St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. He also worked as an Operations and Budget/Strategy Analyst at ALSAC. Huff served as Chief Program Officer at Kids for the Future where he was responsible for compliance with state and Medicaid regulations and analyzed program data and implemented plans to improve program quality and efficiency. In addition, he has a background in banking and previously served as Trust Officer and Assistant Vice President/Loan Officer for First National Bank of Wynne.
Jim Huff received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville and a Master of Business Administration degree from George Washington University in Washington D.C. He is a graduate of Wynne High School.
"We are excited to have a person of Jim Huff's caliber join EACC," said Dr. Cathie Cline, EACC President. "His experience and knowledge of finance accompanied with his focus on community will fit well with our campus as we continue our efforts to successfully and efficiently serve our students and the community," she added.
"I am humbled and honored to join EACC in this leadership position," said Jim Huff. "My commitment for advancing our communities and this region of our state is strong, and I look forward to working with the staff, faculty, students, and community leaders to support the mission of the college," he added.