Dr. Kimberly Gold

Chief of Staff


Dr. Kimberly Gold joined the North Carolina Community College System Office in July 2019 and currently serves as Chief of Staff. Dr. Gold began at the System Office as a Senior Vice President and Chief Academic Officer.

Prior to serving in this role, Dr. Gold served as the fifth president of Robeson Community College. During her time in the North Carolina Community College System, Dr. Gold held a variety of roles beginning at Isothermal Community College (ICC) in 1995 as an adjunct faculty member and ending her service at ICC as the Executive Vice President in 2016. Other roles at Isothermal included serving as the Vice President for Academic and Student Services (2008-14), Dean of Business Sciences (2005-08), and faculty member from 1996 to 2005. In her role as faculty member, Dr. Gold taught business classes including accounting, economics, marketing and finance. 

Prior to her service at Isothermal, she also taught at Montreat College and worked as a Production Manager for American Greetings Inc. Dr. Gold earned degrees in Bachelor of Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1987), Master of Business Administration from Western Carolina University (1995), Educational Specialist (2004) and Doctorate in Education (2007) from Appalachian State University.

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