Carl Albert State College Welcomes Tony Crouch as New Vice President for Business Operations
Tony Crouch is Carl Albert State College’s new Vice President for Business Operations as of July 1, 2015.
Crouch has been Executive Vice President of Business Services at Cowley County Community College in Arkansas City, Kansas from October 2000 through June 2015, and before that was their Director of Financial Records for six years. During his time at Cowley, he served two different time periods as their Interim President; the first time from January 2013 to July 2013, and most recently from April 2014 through June 2015. Prior to his career in higher education, he worked for Conoco, Inc. in various accounting positions.
He is a graduate of Northwestern Oklahoma State University with a major in Accounting and minor in Business Management. He holds a Master of Science in Leadership from Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas, and received his official recognition as a Certified Public Accountant in 1987 after passing the CPA exam.
Carl Albert State College President Garry M. Ivey stated, “Mr. Crouch comes to us with a wonderful background in all aspects of higher education. He has a proven record of leadership and management, and we are delighted to have him join our team.” Mr. Ivey continued, “Tony’s vast experience in business operations will help as he transitions to Carl Albert. Because the systems and processes at his previous college are similar to ours, he will be able to step in and keep us moving forward without delay.”
When asked about joining the Carl Albert State College team, Crouch stated, “I am extremely excited to join an organization as world class as Carl Albert State College, and really pleased to be back home in Oklahoma. Everyone I have met thus far has been helpful and friendly. I know I will feel at home here, and I’m eager to get started.”