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3.2.8 - Qualified Administrative/Academic Officers

The institution has qualified administrative and academic officers with the experience, competence, and capacity to lead the institution.

Judgment of Compliance

The College certifies compliance.


Cleveland Community College has qualified administrative officers and academic staff as shown on the Roster of Academic and Administrative Officers below. The organizational structure of the College is the responsibility of the President, who employs each officer. The administrative and academic officers of the College include the vice presidents, deans, and the Chief Information Officer. To view position descriptions, click on the position title in the roster below. Essential responsibilities for each position are included in the position descriptions. Degrees held by each employee are included in the roster, which illustrate the competence and capacity to lead the institution. Work experience listed was acquired at CCC, unless otherwise noted.

Roster of Administrative and Academic Officers

The occupational summary and work performed are included in the position descriptions. Each administrative and academic officer possesses the academic degrees, skills, knowledge, and experience appropriate for his or her area of responsibility.

PositionNamesDegreesWork Experience
executive vice president (and CFO) dr. shannon kennedy

b.s., millersville university— communications/broadcasting

m.a., gardner-webb university—english education

ed.d, north carolina state university – adult and community college education

executive vice president at CCC
2015 to present

executive vice president of instruction and student development 2008-2015

dean, community relations and institutional advancement 2007 to 2008

associate dean, community

relations and development 2005 to 2007

director of public information and grants development 2000 to 2005

director of foundation and corporate relations,

gardner-webb university
1996 to 2000
vice president, student services dr. andy gardner

a.a., cleveland community college – pre- business/accounting

b.s., gardner-webb university -- accounting

m.a., appalachian state university – higher education

ed.d, western carolina university – educational leadership

vice president of student services at CCC
2010 to present

dean of enrollment management
2007 to 2010

director, financial aid/veterans services
2003 to 2007

director, financial aid 2001 to 2003

coordinator, financial aid 1997to 2001

vice president, continuing education kenneth mooney

a.a.s., surry community college–electronics technology

b.s., unc charlotte – electrical engineering

MBA, gardner-webb university – business administration

vice president continuing education at CCC
2013 – present

adjunct faculty 2008 – present

cleveland county economic
development partnership,
manager, existing industry relations
2010 – 2013

solomon engineering & operationssolutions,
sr. associate
2008 – 2009

klm & associates,inc.,
shelby, nc
2005 – 2010

parker hannifin corp.
business unit manager
divisionlean/quality manager
marketing manager
research & development manager

eaton corporation transmission division,
new product program manager
controls engineer

tekmatex, inc. – controls engineer

kuma machine tools – engineering group leader

hastings company
quality technician
vice president, academic programs dr. becky sain
a.a.s., cleveland community college – fashion design

b.s., winthrop college

m.a., gardner-webb
university – principal

ed.d, western carolina
university – educational leadership
vice president of academic programs
at ccc 2008 to present

dean of arts and sciences 2003 to 2008

business administration with
a concentration in marketing faculty
1997 to 2003

merchandising and marketing faculty
1990 to 1997

marketing teacher
south mecklenburg high school

department chair of fashion
merchandising and marketing and
dean of students at
american business and fashion institute

marketing education teacher
at harding high school1982-1985
senior dean, development and governmental relations eddie holbrook
b.a., lenoir-rhyne college – physical education

m.a., appalachian state university – administration

senior dean, development and governmental relations at ccc 2008 to present

dean, development and governmental relations
2002 to 2008

dean, business and allied health dr. john lattimore
b.s., appalachian state

m.a., appalachian state

ed.d, unc-charlotte –educational leadership
dean, business and
allied health at ccc

adjunct faculty,
economics, ccc

manager, training
and education,
copeland corporation

manager, training
spartan mills—cleveland division

manager, manufacturing;
manager, personnel;
assistant accountant
three mountaineers, inc
(asheville, nc)

adjunct faculty,
accounting and business
asheville-buncombe tech,

adjunct faculty,
business, blanton’s business college (asheville)

business education teacher,stanly county schools 1978-1980
dean, learning resources barbara mckibbin
b.a., gardner-webb college - english

university of north carolina at chapel hill –library science
dean, learning resources at CCC
2008 to present

director of library
1996 to 2008

technical services librarian
1995 to 1996

director of library services1991 to 1995
dean, advanced manufacturing and public services bruce mack
a.a.s., gaston college –
industrial engineering tech.

b.s.e.t., UNC - charlotte –
engineering technology

m.e., north carolina stateuniversity – engineering
dean, advanced manufacturing and
public services at
CCC 2016 to present

director of corporate training
2014 to 2016

mechanical drafting
discipline coordinator
1996 to 2014

applications engineer at wirtz mfg.
1993 to 1996

manufacturing engineer at curtiss
wright flight systems1991 to 1993
dean, arts and sciences betty stack b.a., unc-charlotte -- english

m.a., unc-charlotte --english
dean of arts and sciences at CCC
august 2016-present

associate dean of liberal arts and
sciences, early college, and career
and college promise at rowan-cabarrus cc
2011- 2017

division director of curriculum english,
developmental english and reading, communications
and business at rowan cabarrus cc

teacher of the year
rowan cabarrus community college
spring 2003, 2007, and 2010

department chair
curriculum english,
developmental studies, and
communications at rowan cabarrus CC

co-author of textbook
technology and society 1st edition
published fall 2015/
adopted for
humanities courses taught at rowan cabarrus community college

adjunct instructor english composition and children’s literature/ secondary education teaching/ university of north carolina at charlotte

english/AP high school teacher northwest cabarrus high
dean, learning center dr. chris nanney
b.s., appalachian state university - communication

m.s., NC a&t state university
– adult education

ph.d., university of north carolina at greensboro – adult & higher education

dean of the learning center at CCC
2008 – present

director of occupational extension 2000-2008

public information officer

dean, planning & institutional effectiveness laura bowen

a.a.s., cleveland community college

b.s., gardner-webb university – business administration

m.a., appalachian state university – higher education

north carolina state university

dean of planning & IE at CCC since 2015

director of planning and IE

financial aid coordinator

accounts payable
dean, student success amy davis b.a., high point university- english

m.s., florida state university—adult education

wingate university

dean, student success at CCC 2015 to present

student success center director 2009 to 2015

student success center coordinator and faculty
2008 to 2009

project manager of information technology and chief information officer jonathan davis
a.a.s., cleveland community college

b.s., east carolina university

gardner-webb university

m.s., east carolina university
CIO at CCC 2017,

project mgr.information technology
2013 to present

computer information
technology dept. chair

computer instructor

instructor, internet technologies