LCCC Appoints Vice President
submitted by Denise M. Reifinger
Vance E. Powers has been appointed vice president for finance and administrative services at Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC), announced LCCC president Dr. Ann D. Bieber.
Powers earned his M.B.A. in finance from Lehigh University and his bachelor’s degree in business from Gettysburg College.
He most recently worked with Talen Energy Corporation, where he served as an independent consultant and divisional chief financial officer for Talen’s Susquehanna Nuclear unit. Previously, he was chief financial officer with Niska Gas Storage Partners in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He also served as vice president of finance and controller, as well as acting chief financial officer for Buckeye Partners, L.P. Throughout his career, he gained extensive experience in finance and accounting at several national companies.
Powers is a certified public accountant and serves on the board of the Community Music School of the Lehigh Valley.
In his position at LCCC, he will have responsibility for human resources, the business office, maintenance and facilities, and public safety.
“Mr. Powers brings a strong background in finance and depth of experience in a range of functions that will undergird core services at the college,” says LCCC president Dr. Bieber. “He has extensive career experience in the private energy sector, including accounting and budgeting, as well as working with boards of directors and addressing human resource issues. The college will undoubtedly benefit from his depth of experience.”