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Chair, Accounting and Finance
Jefferson-Pilot Associate Professor of Accounting
Office: Plato S. Wilson Commerce Building 313
|George Noxon, the Jefferson Pilot Associate Professor of Accounting, serves as the Chair of the Department of Accounting and Finance at High Point University. Mr. Noxon has had a long history with HPU. After a distinguished career as a CPA with one of the major US accounting firms, he began teaching as an adjunct with the University back in 1991, and became a full time instructor in 1993. He has continued teaching with the University ever since. He earned the position of Assistant Professor in 2000, and more recently was promoted to Associate Professor in 2008. He specializes in financial accounting.
Mr. Noxon has held his Certified Public Accountant (CPA) status in the state of North Carolina for over 29 years. During his early career, he worked his way up as an accountant for Price Waterhouse for ten years, starting as an Audit Staff Accountant and moving through the ranks as an Audit Senior Accountant, Audit Manager, Audit Senior Manager, and eventually becoming a Group Financial Director for the company, before beginning his teaching career.
As the Chair of the Department of Accounting, Finance, and Economics, Mr. Noxon manages all administrative functions and schedules, handles all academic and advising issues, develops and oversees strategic plans for his department, and serves as an advocate to help secure jobs for his students after graduation. He has been instrumental in arranging careers fairs, recruiting efforts, and professional networking opportunities. He not only sets up the opportunities, he makes extensive efforts to train and prepare his students.
Mr. Noxon currently holds a position on the Earl N. Phillips School of Business (PSB) Strategic Planning Committee. He earned his B.A. in Economics from the University of the South, and his M.B.A. from Tulane University Graduate School of Business.