Mr. Hicks was hired by the Board in March of 2003 as the Director of Finance and Operations; he is directly responsible to the Superintendent.  Mr. Hicks is tasked with implementing the goals and objectives of the Board and Superintendent for the benefit and education of all students in the Pike County School system.  He supervises all activities and personnel assigned to maintenance, transportation, and information technology.  In addition, Mr. Hicks serves as the Board representative in his responsibility for all construction projects; he works directly with the architects on design, bids, and construction.

Education Background:

  • Masters in Business Administration:  Webster University, Wisconsin
  • Masters course work at the University of Oklahoma
  • Masters course work at Troy University
  • Air Command and Staff College:  Air University, Montgomery Alabama
  • Squadron Officer School:  Air University, Montgomery Alabama
  • USAF Officer's Leadership Course, Maxwell AFB, Montgomery Alabama
  • Comptroller Staff Officer Course: Sheppard AFB Texas, Air Education and Training Command, Randolph AFB Texas
  • Finance Officers Course:   Sheppard AFB Texas, Air Education and Training Command, Randolph AFB Texas
  • Bachelors of Science in Accounting:  Mississippi State University, Starkville Mississippi
  • USAF Senior AFROTC, Mississippi State, Starkville Mississippi

    WORK EXPERIENCE: (30 years)
  • Director of Finance and Operations, Pike County Schools, Alabama
  • Chief Financial Officer, Civil Air Patrol, Montgomery Alabama
  • Comptroller Officers Career Senior Officer Development and Assignment, Randolph AFB Texas
  • Comptroller Staff Officer and Finance Officer, Headquarters US Air Force in Europe, Ramstein Air Base AFB, Ramstein  Germany
  • Finance Officer USAF, Maxwell AFB, Montgomery Alabama