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Lees-McRae College Names Suzette A. Fronk Vice President for Finance and Business Affairs

Oct. 9, 2012. Lees-McRae College is pleased to announce the appointment of Suzette A. Fronk as vice president for finance and business affairs. Fronk began her duties on October 1.

Fronk comes to Lees-McRae College from Ohio Northern University where she served as assistant vice president of financial affairs and director of budget and planning. Prior to her service at Ohio Northern, Fronk spent more than a decade at University of Toledo where she was assistant director of contracts and fiscal planning, assistant athletic director for business affairs, and business manager of the College of Engineering.

At Lees-McRae College, Fronk will oversee the financial operations of the College, as well as develop strategic financial and facility service plans. She will serve as the chief financial officer and treasurer of the College, overseeing all business affairs, human resources, informational technologies, telecommunications, facility services, campus security and contracted services.

A financial executive with more than 35 years of experience, her areas of expertise include budget administration, financial analysis, process improvement, revenue growth, strategic planning, and operations, project and cost management.

“Suzette brings over 12 years of university financial experience to Lees-McRae College, most recently with Ohio Northern University. She provides a wide spectrum of knowledge developing financial initiatives to reduce operating shortfalls,” said President Barry Buxton. “We are very happy to welcome Suzette to the Lees-McRae College family.”

Fronk holds a BS in Business Marketing from Miami University and both an MBA and JD from the University of Toledo. She has four children and three grandchildren with one more due in February.