IRVING, Texas, November 21, 2013 – The Boy Scouts of America has appointed Michael Ashline to serve as chief financial officer of the organization effective January 1, 2014. Ashline is the current national director of the Boy Scouts of America’s Supply Group. In his new role, he will oversee the controller department, treasury department, Supply Group, and enterprise risk management.
Ashline follows Alf Tuggle, who will retire in January after a career of nearly 40 years with the Boy Scouts of America, including two years as assistant Chief Scout Executive and chief financial officer.
“Mike’s strong leadership and the growth he managed within the Supply Group positionshim to serve as chief financial officer,” said Wayne Brock, Chief Scout Executive of the Boy Scouts of America. “His talent and experience are a perfect fit for the position and I know he will serve the organization well in his new role.”
As national director of the Supply Group since 2003, Ashline has been responsible for overseeing the operations of supplying the exclusive Boy Scouts of America products used in delivering the Scouting program to youth of America and its overall financial performance.
Ashline’s career in the supply chain and finance fields has spanned more than 30 years. Before taking on his current role with the Boy Scouts of America, he worked most recently as the vice president of Supply Chain, Pinnacle Art, and Frame Division for Tandycrafts Inc., in Fort Worth, Texas. He started his career with Price Waterhouse as a senior auditor working with clients in the retail and nonprofit industries.
Ashline received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Evangel University in Springfield, Mo. He is a certified public accountant in the state of Texas, with a chartered global management accountant designation.
About the Boy Scouts of America
The Boy Scouts of America provides the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training, which helps young people be “Prepared. For Life.” The Scouting organization is composed of 2.6 million youth members between the ages of 7 and 21 and more than a million volunteers in local councils throughout the United States and its territories. For more information on the Boy Scouts of America, please visit www.scouting.org.