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West Virginia State University CBO Christina Dalton on Younger & More Diverse Perspectives in Leadership Roles

Christina Dalton is the Vice President for Business and Finance at West Virginia State University in Institute, West Virginia. In this episode, Dalton joins our host Donna Schiele to talk about advocating for diversity in higher ed institution roles, particularly accounting roles, and why it’s important for students graduating to understand financial literacy.

“Being empathetic to your team members, that’s part of what makes a person successful in this role,” she says. She continues that it’s easy to be focused on your goals, but you have to be mindful that you’re not putting too much pressure on your team members. Giving people grace is an important skill to learn.

Join us for a conversation with Christina Dalton as she talks about being a young chief financial officer, her love for the industry, and why she holds such a strong place for it in her heart.


Elizabeth LaRocca

Senior Director, Leadership Development


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