Sterling College Hires New VP - Chief Financial Officer

Release Date: 
May 22, 2008

Scott Rich was recently named Sterling College’s Vice President - Chief Financial Officer and will begin his duties July 1.
Rich comes to Sterling College with a strong background in leadership and management. Previously he has worked at Stutzman Greenhouse, Inc., and Foodbrands America, both in Hutchinson. Rich received his associate’s degree from Hutchinson Community College, his bachelor’s degree from The Master’s College in Behavioral Science, and his Masters of Business Administration degree from Liberty University.
“I see [Sterling College] as an institution that is committed not only to a quality education but also to encouraging selfless service and a committment to the Truth,” said Rich.
Rich will be responsible for all financing and accounting functions including budgeting, long-range planning, investments and financial analysis. Additional responsibilities include risk management, supervision of grant funds and human resources. Rich will serve as a Vice President on the President’s Cabinet.
“In addition to his professional and educational background, Rich brings a strong Christian commitment as well,” explains Sterling College's 10th President, Dr. Douglas. “As a Christ-centered college that is of great importance.”
Rich and his wife, Kathy, live in Hutchinson. Kathy is a high school English teacher at Central Christian. They have three children, William, 8, Mason, 9, and Matthew, 12.