Harford Community College announces the appointment of Trevor S. Jackson to the position of Vice President for Finance and Administration. He will assume his duties in mid-January. Jackson comes to Harford with over 10 years' experience as a chief financial officer in both K-12 and postsecondary education. Over the course of his career, he has developed and implemented complex budgets in excess of $240 million.

He earned an MBA and a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. He is currently enrolled in a doctoral program in Business Administration at University of Maryland Global Campus (formerly UMUC).

Jackson joins Harford from Hagerstown Community College, where he served as Vice President for Administration and Finance and was responsible for Finance, Facilities, Procurement, Campus Store, Food Services, and Digital Printing/Design. In addition, he has worked as an adjunct professor of business education at Alvernia University in Reading, PA since 2013.

Before moving into higher education, he spent 14 years in K-12 public education in Pennsylvania, serving as the Chief Business Administrator at the Colonial School District in Plymouth Meeting, the Chief Financial Officer at the Allentown City School District, and Director for Special Projects and Transportation at Methacton School District in Eagleville.

In addition, Jackson spent 10 years working on two professional race teams in the Indy Car Racing series, Penske Racing and Pac West Racing Group. He served as a data analyst, performing research and development on new and experimental parts for the race cars.

Professional affiliations include Peer Evaluator, Middle States Commission on Higher Education; National Association for College & University Business Officers; Eastern Association of College and University Business Officers; Maryland Association of Community College Business Officers; Leadership Washington County, Maryland; President, Lehigh Valley Association of School Business Officers; Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officers; Treasurer, Allentown City School District; Treasurer, Allentown Public Library; Trustee, Bucks-Montgomery County Healthcare Consortium; and Board President, Catholic Youth Organization, Diocese of Allentown.