Mr. Thornton has primary responsibility for financial management and administration. Lin engages in selected acquisitions/dispositions involving specialized financial management issues, and oversees all financial-related matters for TFG. Lin serves on TFG’s Investment Committee.
Lin holds a B.B.A. in Trust Management from Campbell University and a B.S. in Accounting from Methodist College. He earned an M.B.A. from Campbell University and a Masters of Accounting from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Prior to joining TFG in 2001, Lin served as Vice President and CFO of Carolina Packers, Inc., a North-Carolina-based agribusiness concern. Lin was previously employed as a Senior Accountant at Coopers & Lybrand, LLP in Raleigh, North Carolina. Lin served eight years both as an active duty and reserve officer in the United States Army Field Artillery.
Lin is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants. Lin also serves on the Board of Directors of Carolina Packers, Inc.