Business AffairsBusiness Affairs

Business Affairs

This Office of Business Affairs prepares timely and accurate fiscal reports and maintains financial records for all areas of the College. Daily operations include financial reporting, cash receipts, cash disbursements/accounts payable, endowment accounting, fixed asset accounting, p-card management, student accounts, and property and casualty insurance.

Business Affairs Handbook   |   Commonly Used GL Account Codes


Forms

Please download the fillable PDF forms below and complete the following steps:

  1. Fill in all information
  2. Print a copy and obtain appropriate signatures (if applicable)
  3. Attach additional paperwork (if applicable)
  4. Return to the Business Affairs Office
Daily Cash Transmittal Form Check Request Form
Field Trip and Course Travel Form Field Trip and Course Travel Liability Waiver
Travel Reimbursement Request Form

P-Card

The Purchasing Card (P-Card) is used by Lees-McRae College employees for low dollar, departmental purchases. Download the full manual and appropriate fillable PDFs below.

P-Card Request Form P-Card Log Form
P-Card Acceptance Agreement Form P-Card Manual
P-Card Dispute Form

Contact Business Affairs

Suzette Fronk

Suzette Fronk

Vice President of Finance and Business Affairs/Treasurer

Phone: 828-898-8809
Fax: 828-898-3540
Email: fronks@lmc.edu

Responsibilities: Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer for the College.  Oversight of Business Affairs, Human Resources, Informational Technologies, Telecommunications, Student Accounts, Conferencing & Events, Postal Services, Dining Services, College Bookstore and Vending Services
Carolyn Ward

Carolyn Ward

Director of Human Resources

Phone:  828-898-8754
Fax:      828-898-3540
Email: wardc@lmc.edu

Responsibilities: Management of Human Resources for the college.  Personnel Advertisements, Employment Contracts, Employee Handbook, Employee Tuition Waivers, Employee Description Manual, Employee Entrance and Exit interviews

Helga Sappington

Helga Sappington

Payroll and Benefits Manager

Phone:  828-898-8803
Fax:      828-898-3540
Email: sappingtonh@lmc.edu

Responsibilities: Payroll, Employee Insurance and Benefits, Property and Casualty Insurance

 

Susan Stephenson

Controller

Phone:  828-898-8741
Fax:      828-898-3540
Email: stephensons@lmc.edu

Responsibilities: Financial Reporting, Reconciliations of College accounts, Endowment Accounting, Fixed Asset Accounting, Capital Construction, Depreciation

Mary Taylor

Mary Taylor

Accountant

Phone:  828-898-8759
Fax:      828-898-3540
Email: taylorm@lmc.edu

Responsibilities: General Ledger and Journal Entries, Monthly Budget Analysis and Reporting, Sales and Use Tax Compliance, Reconciliation of gifts/pledges

Missy Pyatte

Accounts Payable Manager and Cashier

Phone:  828-898-8743
Fax:      828-898-3540
Email: pyattec@lmc.edu

Responsibilities: Cashier, Accounts Payable, P-Card Reconciliation and Reporting, Employee Reimbursements, Check Requests, Travel Advances, P-Card Applications
Jeanette Burleson

Jeanette Burleson

Student Accounts Manager

Phone:  828-898-8829
Fax:      828-898-8746
Email: burlesonj@lmc.edu

Responsibilities: Student Charges, Student Payments, Student Loan Applications and Payments, Student Accident Insurance

Tom Burne

Thomas Burne

Director of Technology

Phone:  828-898-3522
Fax:      828-898-8746
Email: burnet@lmc.edu

Responsibilities: Responsible for all aspects of Technology at Lees-McRae College

Susan Richardson

Computer Technician

Phone:  828-898-3352
Fax:      828-898-8746
Email: richardsons@lmc.edu

Responsibilities: Computer Support and Training, Telephone Service System, Copiers

Tanya McGee

Conference & Events Manager

Phone:  828-898-2153
Fax:      828-898-8746
Email: mcgeet@lmc.edu

Responsibilities: Scheduling and Coordination of Athletic and Academic Camps, Conferences, Workshops and Events.  Directs External Marketing and Rental of Facilities for External Conferences and Events, Trains and Supervises Student Conference Staff
Sandy Ramsey

Sandy Ramsey

Director of the College Postal Services

Phone:  828-898-8748
Fax:      828-898-8716
Email: ramsey@lmc.edu

Responsibilities: All postal operations including mail and packages