Ms. Gaston is the Controller at Davidson College, having served in that capacity since 2010. She became Associate Controller for the College in 1991. Ms. Gaston received her B.S.B.A. in accounting from Appalachian State University in 1987 and her C.P.A. certification in 1990. Prior to Davidson, she was an auditor with the international public accounting firm of Ernst & Young and was Controller at The Methodist Home. Ms. Gaston currently serves as Treasurer, Finance Committee member and Council member for Hill’s Chapel UMC, and has served as Youth Leader, Adult and Children’s Sunday School Teacher, Building Committee Chair, Worship Committee, Relay for Life Committee Chair, Confirmation Class Mentor, and Sports Ministry. She lives in Lincoln County with her husband John and has two adult sons. She works within her community through the East Lincoln High School Sports Boosters and East Lincoln Christian Ministries, and has also served on PTA Boards for elementary and middle schools. Ms. Gaston, along with her husband John, were inducted as Lifetime Sports Booster Members for East Lincoln High School in 2019. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (NCACPA).