Chief Financial Officer
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Mark Burden, a certified public accountant with 25 years of experience in accounting and regulatory leadership, joined USJ as chief financial officer in July 2014.
Since 1997, Burden served as director of Accounting and Regulatory Affairs at the Carroll County Electrical Department where he managed customer service, IT, accounting, billing, and collections. He also managed savings investments of $1 million during a seven-year period for future capital projects while enhancing employee benefits.
He became a certified public accountant in 1992 and worked as an analyst for the Tennessee Public Service Commission until he joined Carroll County. Before that, he was a credit manager for Shaw Industries. Burden has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Tennessee at Martin and a post-baccalaureate major in accounting form the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
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