Trustee, Alumnus, Boyles Lecturer Harris honored as CFO of the Year Finalist

Appalachian State University Trustee and Walker College of Business alumnus Jamie Harris ’84, chief financial officer of RXO, has been named a finalist for Charlotte Business Journal's CFO of the Year.

A celebration recognizing local professionals with outstanding performance in their roles as corporate financial stewards was held July 20. Read about the honorees on the Charlotte Business Journal's website.

Harris served as App State's 64th Harlan E. Boyles Distinguished Lecturer on April 20, sharing how the sport of baseball helped to shape his business philosophies, as well as what it takes to be a successful leader.

Related: App State alumnus Jamie Harris, CFO of RXO, gives 64th Boyles Lecture at Schaefer Center

Watch a video of Harris' Boyles Lecture, “Lessons in Leadership: Baseball to Business," at App State's News and Events webpage.

About the Walker College of Business

The Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University delivers transformational educational experiences that prepare and inspire students to be ethical, innovative and engaged business leaders who positively impact our community, both locally and globally. The college places emphasis on international experiences, sustainable business practices, entrepreneurial programs and real-world applications with industry. Enrolling approximately 3,600 undergraduates in 10 majors and 175 graduate students in three master's programs, the Walker College is accredited by AACSB International – the premier global accrediting body for schools of business. Learn more at

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Published: Aug 3, 2023 12:45pm