Fort Valley State University Appoints Loomis as the VP for Business and Finance

After a national search, Fort Valley State University has selected Mary H. Loomis, CPA to serve as Vice President for Business and Finance. She brings more than 23 years of financial experience to her new position.

Currently, Ms. Loomis serves as Assistant Vice President for Business and Finance and Comptroller at Savannah State University in Georgia. She joined the university in 2008 after serving nearly seven years as Controller for the Beaufort-Jasper Water and Sewer Authority in Okatie, South Carolina.

From 1996 to 2001, Ms. Loomis was employed by Augusta-Richmond County Government in Georgia. She was the Finance Officer for Housing and Neighborhood Development for 1996-1997, then Administrative and Finance Manager for Bush Field Airport until 1998. She became Assistant Director (Finance and Administration) for Augusta Utilities from 1998 to 2001.

Previously, she was Senior Auditor for Cherry, Bekaert & Holland, L.L.C., for four years.

Ms. Loomis holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting from Augusta State University (now Augusta University) and a Master of Public Administration degree from Savannah State University. She has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1994.