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A-B Tech Foundation
The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization, and all donations to the Foundation are tax deductible as allowed by law. The Foundation has assets totaling over $7.5 million. In FY 2010-2011, the Foundation awarded 203 scholarships, totaling almost $230,000.
The mission of the Foundation is to support Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College in all of its programs and activities to ensure that quality educational opportunities are available to its students, faculty and staff.
- Scholarships: Tuition has increased steadily over the past five years, making the need for financial assistance greater.
- Technology: Students, faculty and staff must have access to the industry standard technology and equipment to continue providing quality training.
- Professional Development: Professional development activities enhance our instructors’ teaching skills by providing current information on industry trends.
- Renovation and Expansion: Our curriculum enrollment has increased 24% since 2001, making it necessary to build new facilities and to renovate others to state-of-the-art condition.
Board of Directors
President, Bowers, Ellis & Watson Architects, P.A.
K. Ray Bailey
President Emeritus, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
Brumit Restaurant Group
Chief Executive Officer, CarePartners
Former Assistant Provost for Graduate & Continuing Education, UNC-Asheville
Dr. Hank Dunn
President, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
Jack R. Ferguson
Vice President/General Manager, Hart Funeral Service, Inc.
Richard B. Hurley
Retired, Square D Company
Appraiser, Duckworth, Jacobs, Naeger, Swicegood & Thrash
Pisgah Investments, LLC
Vice President of Business Services
Nancy B. Miller
Contract Furniture Sales, B.B. Barnes
Mary Ann Rice
Senior Vice President, NC State Employees Credit Union
Executive Vice President, First Citizens Bank
Market President, Wells Fargo
Steven W. Sizemore
Attorney, Morthup, McConnell & Sizemore, PLLC
Broker, Beverly-Hanks & Associates
Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo
Owner, Thompson Properties
Owner, Hampton Inn/Homewood Suites of Asheville
Vice President, Budweiser of Asheville, Inc.
Retired Superintendent, Madison County Schools
Vice President, Clean Environments
Executive Director, Foundation; Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
Lavender Fund Advisor, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
Administrative Assistant, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
Resource Development Coordinator, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
Special Events Coordinator, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
Grants and Foundation Accountant, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
Alumni Relations and Resource Development Coordinator, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College