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Charlton Calhoun

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Director of Finance

Charlton was named Director of Finance in July 2017 after serving as Controller since March 2009. He is a Certified Public Accountant with over 20 years of professional experience. He takes special interest in enhancing accounting procedures and efficiency through technology. Throughout his career, he has designed and implemented business solutions that leverage software, spreadsheets, databases, and custom automation to solve business problems – with the objective of improving accuracy and increasing productivity.

Before coming to GSBA, Charlton earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Georgia Southern University and held positions in public accounting and private industry. He served as an adjunct instructor foreight years at Southeastern Technical College, teaching various accounting and computer application courses. Charlton has instructed continuing education (CPE) courses with the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants since 2006, and leads the popular “bring your own laptop” hands-on series of technology courses.

Charlton is a Certified Information Technology Professional and member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants.