ROCK HILL, S.C. - The Winthrop University Alumni Association has elected Tim B. Sease '87 of Charleston, S.C., as president of its Executive Board. As the Alumni Board president, Sease hopes to promote Winthrop University around the state and region as one of the premier destinations in the Southeast for higher education.
Sease is currently president and chief executive officer of First Southeast Investor Services headquartered in Charleston. Sease holds NASD Series 7, 63, 65 and 24 Securities Licenses as well as the State of South Carolina Life, Accident, and Health Insurance License. He also is a CFP and a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC). Prior to joining First Southeast, he was president of Home Financial Services in Rock Hill. Sease is a 1987 graduate of Winthrop, where he earned a degree in communications and a minor in business administration.
Martie H. Curran, assistant vice president and executive director of Alumni Relations, said, "We are pleased to have Tim Sease serve as president of the Alumni Board at Winthrop University. His commitment and leadership will be a great asset to this association, and his experience will help us to further our promotion of the excellent academic programs and rich history the university offers."
Sease will head the 19-member Alumni Association Executive Board for a two-year term ending in June 2007. In addition to serving on the alumni executive board, Sease is on the Trident United Way Finance Committee and is a member of the Charleston Chamber of Commerce and The Country Club of Charleston. He also serves Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church on the Budget and Finance Committee and as a deacon.
The Winthrop University Alumni Association provides various services and programs designed to create and maintain a mutually beneficial relationship between alumni and the university. The organization keeps alumni informed about the university and involves them in student recruitment and the life of the University. The Executive Board meets periodically each year to discuss University programs, facilities, and concerns. They participate in discussions with students, administrators and faculty members in an effort to provide knowledgeable leadership in interpreting Winthrop to alumni and others.