The Knoxville, Tenn-based Amputee Coalition has selected Steve Cox to serve as its new director of finance and administration, according to a recent news release. Cox has served as the chief contracting officer/comptroller for the National Guard Association of the United States (NGAUS) where he managed a budget of $12 million and was responsible for the NGAUS Foundation and Insurance Trust 501 financial management. According to the Amputee Coalition, Cox holds a bachelor of business administration in finance and accounting from Marymount University and an associates degree in applied science with a major in finance and accounting from Northern Virginia Community college.

Prior to his time at NGAUS, Cox served in the role of chief financial officer at the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), where he managed a budget of $10 million. Cox also reportedly brings experience as a chief financial officer for a variety of organizations including the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture, the National Crime prevention Council, and experience as a director of finance and administration for the Intelligent Transportation Society of America. 

Kendra Calhoun, president, CEO, emphasizes the organization’s excitement to integrate Cox’s leadership skills in the development, implementation and management of operating budgets, and financial strategic planning. “He has extensive nonprofit experience and we look forward to the innovative ideas he will bring as we carry out our mission to serve the limb loss community,” Calhoun adds.

The news release reports that in his new role, beginning March 26, Cox will oversee financial operations and management, human resources, business development, and the professional Healthcare Provider membership program.

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Source: Amputee Coalition