Dr. Quentin Young serves as the university’s Executive Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Dr. Young oversees all university finance and accounting operations, the management of investments and endowment funds, and various administrative operations pertaining to university finances. He also develops and monitors the university budget and serves as a legal liaison in financial matters. He maintains an active license as a CPA in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Dr. Young graduated from Cumberlands with an accounting degree in 2011 and has since completed two master’s degrees in business administration and information systems security, as well as a doctorate in information technology. Upon graduation, Young was employed with Forcht Group of Kentucky, where he worked with an array of businesses and industries. He arrived back on campus in 2016 as the Director of Finance & Budget and has progressively become increasingly involved in financial management at the university.

Outside of work, Dr. Young is involved in the local community as well as his church. He is married to his wife, Samantha, and they have two children who are the light of their lives.

Academic Credentials:

University of the Cumberlands
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Information Technology, 2020

University of the Cumberlands
Master of Science in Information Systems Security, 2017

University of the Cumberlands
Master of Business Administration, accounting emphasis, 2015

University of the Cumberlands
Bachelor of Science in Accounting, 2011




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