As the costs for the average American college education continue to rise, academic institutions and their financial inner workings have attracted greater scrutiny and become the subject of a national debate. Perhaps, like never before, the academic world is turning to seasoned finance leaders to better translate the economic challenges and hefty investments that are part of delivering a quality education. Join us when Mel Sansom, CFO, Harding University, of Searcy, AR, explains how student enrollment numbers remain the ultimate KPI for a finance leadership role that encompasses numerous operational aspects.
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Sansom was recently named the winner of CBIZ’s 2017 National CFO Photo Contest —an outcome that he concedes may not have happened had family and friends not put forth a concerted lobbying effort to generate the votes required to put a photo of the 53-year-old barefoot water skier over the top.