Southwestern College President Brad Andrews has announced the hiring of Tony Crouch as vice president for finance and chief financial officer. A native of Alva, Oklahoma, and a graduate of Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Crouch began his career at Conoco before transitioning to higher education. Crouch completed a masters of science in Leadership degree at Southwestern College. Crouch has served as CFO at four different institutions, including 15 years as executive vice president of business services at Cowley County Community College. Most recently Crouch has served as CFO at Seminole State College in Oklahoma. During his career Crouch has had responsibility for areas such as budget, accounting, financial services, contract management, human resources, building projects, and maintenance. Crouch will begin his duties at the college on Monday, April 27.