Marshall Coble appointed to CPCC Board of Trustees
Marshall Coble, a retired senior vice president with Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Co., has been appointed to the Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) Board of Trustees. An appointee of N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory, Coble’s four-year term as a CPCC trustee runs through June 2017.
Coble worked for Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Co., for 44 years. He served last as a senior vice president of the company’s cast iron division, a member of the corporate management team and human resources steering team. He is a member of the American Foundry Society and a past member of the Society of Manufacture Engineers. He also has worked as a part-time evening instructor at CPCC.
“We are delighted Marshall Coble has been appointed to the CPCC Board of Trustees,” said Ralph Pitts, board chairman. “Marshall’s numerous years of manufacturing experience and company leadership will be a great asset to the board as CPCC works to enhance its advanced manufacturing training programs.”
A resident of Cornelius, Coble is a native North Carolinian, graduating from Oakboro High School. He attended CPCC and is a graduate of the UNC-Charlotte College of Engineering. He is an active elder at Bethel Presbyterian Church, in Cornelius, and serves on the church’s Foundation Board. He has a son and daughter and two grandchildren, all residing in the Charlotte area.
“The college is fortunate to have Marshall Coble as a member of the Board of Trustees,” said CPCC President Dr. Tony Zeiss. “He knows the college and Mecklenburg County well and brings to the board the deep connections and affection of an alumnus.”
Central Piedmont Community College is one of the largest community colleges in the Carolinas, offering nearly 300 degree, diploma and certification programs, customized corporate training, market-focused continuing education, and special interest classes. CPCC is academically, financially and geographically accessible to all citizens of Mecklenburg County. In 2002, the National Alliance of Business named CPCC the Community College of the Year for its response to the workforce and technology needs of local employers and job seekers through innovative educational and training strategies. Established in 1963, CPCC has provided more than 50 years of service to Mecklenburg County residents, business and industry.