Appointment: Associate Vice President and Comptroller

James ThorJames A. Thor has been appointed associate vice president and comptroller at Buffalo State College. Thor has served Buffalo State for 18 years, most recently as director of college and foundation accounting. In addition, he serves on the Buffalo State College Foundation Investment Committee and the Finance and Audit Committee. Thor is also a member of the Burchfield-Penney Art Center Finance Committee and treasurer of the BSCR (Buffalo State College Realty) Corporation.

Prior to joining Buffalo State, Thor gained audit and tax experience at KPMG, an international accountancy and professional services firm. He earned a B.S. in accounting from the Rochester Institute of Technology and is pursuing a graduate tax certificate from the University at Buffalo. Thor, a certified public accountant, is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.