MONROE – Longtime South Piedmont Community College advocate Julie Sikes has been named the college’s vice president of institutional advancement.
Sikes will lead the SPCC Foundation, as well as oversee its marketing, institutional effectiveness, and alumni relations efforts.
Before coming to the college, Sikes promoted SPCC through her role as the chair of resource generation for the college’s Foundation Board, which helped secure funding for a variety of initiatives.
“Ms. Sikes is a well-respected, competent, gracious and professional leader in our community, and we are so very blessed to have her join our team,” SPCC President Maria Pharr said.
Sikes most recently worked as human resources director for Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company. She has served as a United Way cabinet member, campaign liaison for United Way of the Central Carolinas, and board member for the Union County Hospice and the Union County Chamber of Commerce.