Please help us welcome our new Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Shannon Christian.
Mr. Christian earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education and Health from the State University of West Georgia, a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Jacksonville State University, and a Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership from Jacksonville State University. In addition, he completed the Georgia School Superintendent’s Professional Development Program and the Georgia Regional Economic Development Academy.
Mr. Christian comes to Lumpkin County after serving for over six years as the Assistant Superintendent of Operations for Butts County Schools. Prior to that, he served as a teacher and coach for six years, as an assistant principal for four years, and as a middle school principal for four years in Carroll County Schools. He was recognized as the Leadership Employee of the Year for Carroll County Schools in 2012.
Mr. Christian and his wife Teryn have been married for 18 years and will be relocating to Lumpkin County. They have one daughter, Kathryn, who is 11.
“Mr. Christian brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this position. He has served in school and system leadership roles while working directly with school system budgets of all varieties. His record of fiscal responsibility, economic foresight, and establishing sound financial procedures made him the perfect fit for us. We are extremely fortunate to bring his talents to Lumpkin County and to have him leading this department.” Dr. Rob Brown