Huntington, W.Va. - Mountwest Community & Technical College has named Daniel J. Figler as its new Chief Financial Officer.
Figler joins Mountwest with an extensive financial background in a post-secondary educational institution, most recently as Controller for the College of Central Florida where he has worked since 2000.
“I have developed a passion for working in higher education; no other jobs have given me such intrinsic rewards,” Figler said. “I believe in Mountwest’s vision and values and will continue to strive for excellence as the “Chief Financial Officer.”
Figler has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration. He’s also a retired veteran with 23 years of military experience, during which he held various high-level administrative positions with the Air Force and the Army. In addition to his previous career as Controller, he also served as an adjunct instructor, teaching accounting courses at the associate and baccalaureate levels.
Figler said he looks forward to actively participating in campus events, getting to know the students, faculty and staff, and fostering the values and goals of Mountwest through his new position.