Melissa A. Beardmore is vice president of Learning Resources Management (Chief Business Officer) at Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, Maryland, a position she has held since May 2008. Previous to her appointment as vice president, she was the college’s controller and then executive director of finance since joining the college in June 2001.
Beardmore is responsible for the college’s operating and capital budgets totaling nearly $180 million. As part of the college’s senior executive team, Beardmore oversees the departments of auxiliary services; business and financial resources; facilities planning and construction; facilities maintenance; risk management; human resources; document and copy services; public relations and marketing; and public safety and police. In addition, Beardmore serves on several college-wide committees, including the President’s learning response team, the strategic planning council and the academic council.