CCBC FOUNDATION APPOINTS NEW BOARD MEMBER

Community College of Beaver County welcomes Theresa Sims-Jones to the CCBC Foundation. The expansion of the Board allows the CCBC Foundation to increase its efforts with assisting the College.

Mrs. Sims-Jones, a resident of Center Township, PA, is a financial advisor with more than 25 years of professional experience, which includes mortgages, investment management, wealth transfer, banking and retirement planning. She holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration with a concentration in accounting from Robert Morris University. She is currently employed by New York Life insurance and previously held the position of Financial Team Leader for Huntington Investment Bank, overseeing the investment development for eight branches located in Beaver County.

Outside of her professional career, Mrs. Sims-Jones has played an active role in the community. She has previously served on the boards of Aliquippa Alliance for Unity, Women’s Achievement, and the Modern Club. She is also an active member of her church. She has held several positions in the church including church administrator, chairperson over the Outreach Ministry, secretary for the missionary board, and Sunday school teacher.

Current members also include: Foundation President Tom Bressler, NOVA Chemicals, retired; Foundation Vice President Scott Monit, Executive Director/PGT Trucking; Foundation Treasurer Scott Angus, Operations Manager/Med-Fast Pharmacy; Fritz Retsch, Trustee and Foundation Secretary; Nancy Dickson, Executive Director of Foundation; Harold Reed, Trustee; Bob Bevington, owner of Grand Valley Inn; Linda Homyk, Vice President of Nursing at Sewickley Valley Hospital; Jeffrey Liberati, CEO of Med Express; Joseph Tate; Helen Kissick, Trustee; and Dr. Joe Forrester, CCBC President.

The mission of the CCBC Foundation is to support the vision, mission, values and goals of the Community College of Beaver County through student scholarship efforts and campus development.