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Vice President of Finance & Operations Hired at HCC

published May 10, 2024Vice President of Finance & Operations Hired at HCC

Andrew Gutschenritter has been hired as the next vice president of finance and operations at Highland Community College starting June 1.


Gutschenritter grew up in Neodesha and graduated from Neodesha High School in 2009. After high school, he attended Ottawa University (2009 - 2013) obtaining his undergraduate degree in biology. He continued his education at Pittsburg State University pursing a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting degree. He graduated from Pitt State in May 2016. 


While at Pittsburg State, he met his wife, Alexa. The couple married in April 2017. Together, they have two boys, Baker (4) and Brees (2). They currently live in Chanute and look forward to joining the Highland community. 


Andrew has been at Independence Community College since 2021 working in several different roles within the Business Office. His most recent position was Controller.


“I am very excited to join Highland Community College. I’m looking to make a difference and continue to grow the college into the future,” Gutschenritter remarked.

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