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LCCC vice president for finance appointed

Saturday, February 16, 2019 by The Press in Business Showcase

Vance E. Powers has been appointed vice president for finance and administrative services at Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC).

In his position at LCCC, he will have responsibility for human resources, the business office, maintenance and facilities, and public safety.

“Mr. Powers brings a strong background in finance and depth of experience in a range of functions that will undergird core services at the college,” LCCC president Dr. Ann D. Bieber said.

“He has extensive career experience in the private energy sector, including accounting and budgeting, as well as working with boards of directors and addressing human resource issues. The college will undoubtedly benefit from his depth of experience,” said Bieber.

He most recently worked for Talen Energy Corp., as an independent consultant and divisional chief financial officer for Talen’s Susquehanna Nuclear unit.

Previously, he was chief financial officer with Niska Gas Storage Partners, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and vice president of finance and controller, and acting chief financial officer for Buckeye Partners, L.P.

Powers is a certified public accountant.

Powers received an M.B.A. in finance from Lehigh University and a Bachelor’s in business from Gettysburg College.

He is on the board of the Community Music School of the Lehigh Valley.