Special to Iredell Free News

The Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education has approved the appointment of Adam Steele as the district’s next chief financial officer. He will succeed CFO Melissa Wike, who is leaving her position in December.

Adam Steele

Steele comes to I-SS from Hickory City Schools, where he most recently served as the director of Finance and Business since 2011. He holds an undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and is certified as a School Business Administrator.

“I am excited about joining Iredell-Statesville School as the CFO and look forward to giving back to the county that I live in,” stated Steele. “Both of my children attend school in I-SS, so I have a vested interest in the school district. I look forward to working with everyone in the district for many years to come.”

“The position of CFO is one of the most important roles in the school district,” stated Superintendent Jeff James. “We are so pleased to attract someone of Adam Steele’s caliber to Iredell-Statesville. He has vast experience with NC School finance, and will be a great addition to our executive team.”

Steele will join Iredell-Statesville Schools on December 1.

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