MC names new vice president for finance and administration

July 8, 2014

Jeffery Ingle, assistant vice president for business at Gardner-Webb University, has been named Maryville College’s new vice president for finance and administration. He will begin his duties at the College on Aug. 1.

As vice president for finance and administration, Ingle will serve as chief financial officer and will be responsible for ensuring the College’s fiscal integrity and operational efficiency through effective administration and direction of its financial, human, technology and physical resources.

Ingle will serve as senior staff liaison to four committees of the Board of Directors, including finance, investment and endowment, audit and risk management, and buildings and grounds. He will also oversee the controller, physical plant, human resources, information technology, bookstore and mailroom.

Ingle has served Gardner-Webb University, a Christian liberal arts university, since 2005. From 1980 until 2005, he worked for Belmont Abbey College in Belmont, N.C., serving in a variety of capacities, including staff accountant, senior accountant, director of accounting and systems management/assistant business manager, acting vice president for business affairs, interim vice president for administration and finance, coordinator of information technology services, and college controller.

“Jeff Ingle has capably managed projects that span not only the business office but also physical plant, IT, and other areas,” said Maryville College President Dr. William T. “Tom” Bogart. “He has a long record of service at church-related schools and understands the special nature of Maryville College’s mission.”

Ingle earned bachelor’s degrees in accounting, business administration and computer information science from Belmont Abbey College, and he completed master’s degree course work at Queens College in Charlotte, N.C.

He is a member of the National Association of College and University Business Officers, the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, the Southern Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, the North Carolina Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, the Association of Information Technology Professionals and the International Management Council.

 “Jeff impressed faculty, staff and board members during his candidacy with his ability to share analytical insights in a personable way,” Bogart said. “I look forward to him joining the community and making a substantial contribution to the future success of Maryville College.”

By Chloe Kennedy, Assistant Director of Communications


Maryville College is ideally situated in Maryville, Tenn., between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Knoxville, the state's third largest city. Founded in 1819, it is the 12th oldest institution of higher learning in the South and maintains an affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (USA). Known for offering its students a rigorous and highly personal experience that includes an undergraduate research requirement, Maryville College is a nationally ranked institution of higher learning that successfully joins the liberal arts and professional preparation. Total enrollment for the fall 2014 semester is 1,213.