Brad Newman will be the next president of Shelton State Community College, the Tuscaloosa Patch reported.
Newman – plant manager at ZF Chassis Systems and chairman for West Alabama Works – has 28 years of leadership and management experience, according to Shelton State officials.
Newman is a founding member of the German Business Council, a member of the Alabama Germany Partnership and an advisory board member for the University of Alabama Blackburn Institute.
“As a local industry leader, I know first-hand the critical role Shelton State plays in the community and the important impact the quality education and training the college provides has on the local economy,” he said in a media release.
Newman holds a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering and a master’s degree in industrial engineering from the University of Alabama.