Girls Inc. Of Chattanooga Hires Michael Cole As Fiscal/Finance Manager

  • Friday, April 12, 2024
Michael Cole
Michael Cole
Girls Inc. of Chattanooga announces the appointment of Michael Cole as their new fiscal/finance manager effective this past Monday.

Officials said, "With an extensive background in finance leadership and a passion for organizational growth and sustainability, Michael brings invaluable expertise to our team.

"As the fiscal/finance manager, Michael will oversee the financial health and functions of Girls Inc. of Chattanooga, ensuring alignment with our organizational goals and strategic vision.
His responsibilities include managing financial procedures, processes, reporting systems, and budgets to support our mission of empowering girls to succeed.

"Michael's impressive career spans over 20 years, during which he has held diverse leadership roles, including vice president of business operations, vice president of finance and operations, and corporate accounting manager. He is recognized for his strategic planning abilities, financial acumen and track record of achieving record-setting financial growth.

"In his previous roles, Michael has demonstrated his commitment to organizational success through innovative initiatives and strategic partnerships. As president and CEO at the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce, he led re-branding efforts, increased membership and maximized ROI for special events. As vice president of business operations at Tennessee College of Applied Technology, he streamlined operations, boosted productivity and aligned financial resources with academic objectives."

"We are thrilled to welcome Michael to the Girls Inc. of Chattanooga team," said Toccora Petersen, CEO of Girls Inc. of Chattanooga. "His wealth of experience and dedication to our mission make him an invaluable addition to our leadership team. We look forward to his contributions as we continue to inspire and equip more girls in our community."

Mr. Cole holds a master of public administration from Golden Gate University in San Francisco and a bachelor of science in business administration from Lee University in Cleveland.
Student Scene
GNTC, Floyd County Prison Partnership Routes Career Path For Inmates
GNTC, Floyd County Prison Partnership Routes Career Path For Inmates
  • 5/23/2024

A partnership between Georgia Northwestern Technical College and Floyd County Prison offers offenders a path to employment as Class B commercial truck drivers after their release. GNTC and ... more

United Way Of Greater Chattanooga, Unum And HCS Partner To Refresh "Calming Corner" At East Brainerd Elementary
United Way Of Greater Chattanooga, Unum And HCS Partner To Refresh "Calming Corner" At East Brainerd Elementary
  • 5/23/2024

United Way of Greater Chattanooga has partnered with Unum and Hamilton County Schools to add an enhanced "calming corner" to a classroom at East Brainerd Elementary. This is the third school ... more

Bright School Students Learn Math Through Boatbuilding
  • 5/22/2024

The fifth grade advanced math class at The Bright School had the opportunity to learn practical application of math skills through the building of wooden boats. As a culminating event at the ... more