Ron Maples brings his experience in accounting, cash management and investments, endowment, financial reporting, and IRIS administrative support functions to NACUBO Consulting. Ron also has experience in increasing student success and completion rates at the state level.
Maples served the University of Tennessee for over four decades, most recently as treasurer. During his tenure, he also served as assistant treasurer for the University of Tennessee’s development foundation and research foundation, leading to an interim CFO appointment for one year. Maples was also a member of the UT-Battelle bid team that won the U.S. Department of Energy’s contract to manage Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and he served as a member of the transition team in the University assuming its role as lab co-manager.
Maples earned a BS in accounting from the UT Knoxville, in 1974. He obtained the designations of certified public accountant in 1979 and certified internal auditor in 1982.