Catawba Valley Community College accounting program director Christy Land was recently appointed to the North Carolina Association of Young CPA’s Cabinet for a three-year term.
Prior to joining the CVCC faculty full time, Land taught as an adjunct for Western Piedmont Community College and CVCC.
She received an associate degree in accounting from Western Piedmont Community College in 2000. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting at Gardner Webb University. While completing her degrees, she worked full-time in a variety of business and accounting sectors, including manufacturing, banking, and public accounting.
In 2012, Land successfully passed all four sections of the Uniform Certified Public Accountant examination to achieve the Certified Public Accountant designation.
A native of Morganton, Land is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the North Carolina Association CPAs and the Institute of Management Accountants. She serves as advisor to the CVCC Accounting Club. She led a team of CVCC accounting students to a Top 10 finish in the annual American Institute of Certified Public Accountants College Competition in 2011. CVCC is the only two-year institution to reach a Top 10 spot in this national competition.
Land and her two children live in Morganton.