Alumna Brooks Seay (EdD, 2011) is the vice president of finance and operations and CFO at Young Harris College in North Georgia. She brings 30 years of business experience—including more than a decade in higher education—to YHC. She guides the strategic direction of a college that has experienced significant recent growth. In her role at Young Harris, Seay provides leadership and oversight for all aspects of the institution’s financial administration and nonacademic operations. Previously, she was chief business and lead administrative officer at Emory University’s Law School. Dr. Seay brings 30 years of business experience—including 12 years in higher education—to YHC, most recently serving as chief business officer and associate dean of the School of Law at Emory University. Prior to her position at Emory, Dr. Seay served as a financial leader at Ashe & Rafuse, LLP, Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP and Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP. She received her bachelor of business administration degree from Oglethorpe University in 1985, juris doctorate from Georgia State University in 1994 and master of business administration from Emory University in 2009. Additionally, she earned a doctor of education degree in higher education administration and leadership from the Institute of Higher Education in 2011.
**On July 1, 2017 Seay will begin her tenure as interim president at Young Harris. She will serve as interim president until the 22nd president of Young Harris College is in place. The executive search firm of Witt/Kieffer has been retained to conduct the presidential search. Finalists for the position will interview in September, with a goal of selecting the successful candidate by the end of the calendar year.
For more information on the search for YHC’s 22nd president, visit yhc.edu/presidential-search.