The Bethany College Board of Trustees has two new members: Jhamal Robinson, a 1998 graduate, and Doug Goin.
Robinson, the vice president of production management for The Learning Channel at Discovery Communications, began his television career as a nightly news anchor for BCTV, Bethany's campus-based station. Since then, he has worked with television studios including Paramount, Disney, Warner Brothers, NBC Universal and Fox.
He became one of the youngest executives in the industry at 25 years old with a position at E! Entertainment and has garnered four Emmy nominations, winning the award for Daytime Entertainment Creative Arts for his work on "Clean House: Messiest Home in the Country."
Robinson also works with P.R.I.D.E., The Trevor Project, The Human Rights Campaign and Young Life, a national organization committed to giving kids alternatives to drugs and violence.
Goin serves as the chief financial officer for ZeroChaos, a work force solutions company with clients in 14 countries around the globe. ZeroChaos helps companies make the most of their contract labor force with automated, web-enabled delivery platforms.
Goin earned his bachelor's degree in business administration from West Virginia University. As CFO, he is charged with setting the financial direction for ZeroChaos and is responsible for finance, accounting, facilities, legal and treasury management.
He has more than 25 years of business experience in technology, software, distribution, manufacturing, service industries, banking and construction. He has worked with a wide range of organizations, from start-up entrepreneurial organizations to large, multi-location publicly traded organizations in staffing and other industries.
He has a significant background in financial reporting, budgeting, cash management, business development and human resources.
Goin is the son of Bob Goin, a 1959 graduate of Bethany who served as the school's head baseball coach, head football coach, athletic director and chairman of the Department of Physical Education. The senior Goin also served as a member of the Bethany College Board of Trustees from 2004 to 2008.