WINSTON-SALEM, NC – James E. (Jamie) Harris (MBA ’98) is among the finalists for the Charlotte Business Journal “CFO of the Year” award. Harris is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated in Charlotte. He has served in his current position since January of 2009. In this role, Harris is responsible for corporate finance, treasury, accounting, risk management, and employee benefits. He was a Director and member of the Audit Committee of Coca-Cola Bottling from 2003-2008. Harris previously was the Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of MedCath from 1999-2008.
The award ceremony luncheon is Thursday, August 5, at 11:00 a.m. at the Hilton Charlotte Center City, 222 East 3rd Street, in Charlotte. The Charlotte Business Journal will present awards in several categories based on organization size, public or private status, and turnaround achievement. Nominees are judged based on their financial management skills and strategic thinking, and demonstrated commitment to fiscal integrity and accountability. Winners will be featured in a Charlotte Business Journal special section on August 6.