Mr. Jim MortonMr. Jim Morton

Mr. Jim Morton

Jim Morton was named President of Cape Fear Community College in April 2018.

He first joined Cape Fear Community College in 2015 as the Vice President of Business and Financial Services, and later served as the Executive Vice President for the College. As Executive Vice President his responsibilities included supervision of the College’s Human Resources Department; Community Relations; Auxiliary Services; CFCC Police Department; and serving as the CFCC Foundation Treasurer, while continuing to serve as the Vice President of Business and Financial Services.

Before coming to Cape Fear Community College, Mr. Morton served as the Finance Director for the Wilmington International Airport (ILM) for almost 15 years. Prior to his work for the airport, Mr. Morton’s experience included working as a Commercial and Industrial Sales Representative for Pioneer/Service Roofing, and as a Senior Adjuster for NC Farm Bureau Insurance.

Active in the Wilmington community, Mr. Morton has served as the president of the Airlie Gardens Foundation Board and the Cape Fear Rotary. In addition, he has served on the Board of Directors for the Boy Scouts of America, Honor Flight, North Carolina’s Southeast Regional Economic Development Partnership, and as a United Way Campaign Coordinator.

Mr. Morton attended the University of North Carolina-Wilmington (UNCW) and holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the UNCW Cameron School of Business.

President’s Office Staff

Michelle Lee
Senior Executive Assistant and Board Liaison
(910) 362-7555