Business leader Eric Barger has joined the board of directors for the Roane State Community College Foundation, a press release said.
Barger is vice president of C.R. Barger and Sons Inc., a Roane County company founded in the early 1960s by Eric’s grandparents, C.R. and Mary Barger. A 1994 Harriman High School graduate, Barger completed his associate degree at Roane State in 1997 and then earned a degree in civil engineering from Tennessee Tech University.
“Roane State helped me reach where I am at today in life and business,” Barger said. “Joining the board allows me to be a part of the future of Roane State, and that is exciting.”
Barger serves on the board of directors for the National Precast Concrete Association Educational Foundation. He is a member of the National Precast Concrete Association, American Society for Testing and Materials, Tennessee Onsite Wastewater Association, and the American Concrete Institute.
“We are very excited that Eric has agreed to join our board,” Roane State Foundation Executive Director Paul Phillips said. “He is a distinguished alumnus with passion for Roane State’s mission.”
The nonprofit Roane State Foundation provides financial support for the college’s students and program.
For more information, visit www.roanestate.edu/foundation or call (865) 882-4507.