Forsyth Tech Welcomes Mamie Sutphin as New Vice President

Forsyth Tech

November 1, 2012

Forsyth Tech announced today the appointment of Mamie McKinney Sutphin as its new Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Executive Director of the Forsyth Tech Foundation. Ms. Sutphin has served for five years as Vice President for Resource Development at United Way of Forsyth County. Citing Forsyth Tech’s success in changing lives through education as her motivation for seeking the job, Ms. Sutphin brings solid experience, a deep understanding of our community and a passion for education to the job. Ms. Sutphin will begin work at Forsyth Tech on November 16, 2012.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 1, 2012 

Forsyth Tech Welcomes Mamie Sutphin as New Vice President

(WINSTON-SALEM, NC) — Forsyth Tech announced today the appointment of Mamie McKinney Sutphin as its new Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Executive Director of the Forsyth Tech Foundation.

“We are delighted to welcome Mamie to this highly visible and important role in the life of the college,” said Forsyth Tech’s President, Dr. Gary Green. “She brings solid experience, a deep understanding of our community and a passion for education to the job.”

Ms. Sutphin has served for five years as Vice President for Resource Development at United Way of Forsyth County. Prior to her promotion to Vice President at United Way, she held the positions of Division Director and Director of Workplace Campaigns.

Ms. Sutphin cited Forsyth Tech’s success in changing lives through education as her motivation for seeking the job. “I believe education is the single most important factor in improving lives, both individually and for the community,” she said. “Forsyth Tech is known for making a positive difference in our community in so many ways, and I look forward to being a part of the organization.” In her role with the Forsyth Tech Foundation, she hopes to expand opportunities for students in the Triad, making higher education accessible to all, regardless of income.

Ms. Sutphin will begin work at Forsyth Tech on November 16, 2012.

Ms. Sutphin holds an MBA from Wake Forest University and earned her BS in Business Administration from Meredith College in Raleigh.

In 2012, Ms. Sutphin was named one of the Triad’s “40 Leaders Under 40.” She is a graduate of Leadership Winston-Salem and is a board member of The Children’s Center of Surry and Yadkin. She has also served on the Meredith College Fund Advisory Board.

Ms. Sutphin fills the positions of Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Executive Director of the Forsyth Tech Foundation left vacant by Dr. Sharon B. Covitz who retired from Forsyth Tech in June 2012.