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Campus Management

Leon Kelley – Campus President

Dr. Russell Mauk – Academic Dean / General Education Program Director

Jennifer Smith – Director of Admissions

Vilma Burman – Director of Student Finance

Hildie Flynt – Director of Career Development

Kiwana Brooks – Medical Assistant Program Director

Thomas Gnau – Cosmetology Program Director

Dustin Jeffers – Network Technician Program Director / Business

Kim Tran – Pharmacy Technician Program Director / Healthcare Reimbursement/Medical Billing and Coding Program Director

Faculty

VENUS ACKER – Cosmetology

  • Licensed Cosmetology Instructor, Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology 

DIA BENGOCHEA – Cosmetology

  • Licensed Cosmetology Instructor, Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology 


BRIAN BENNETT – Pharmacy Technician

  • Certificate of Graduate Pharmacy Technician, Virginia College

BRYAN BOUDREAUX – Pharmacy Technician

  • M.A., Strategic Studies, Navy Command & Staff College, Newport, Rhode Island
  • B.S. Healthcare Management, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois
  • Certificate of Graduate Pharmacy Technician, Department of Navy, U.S. Navy

KIMBERLY BREWER – Medical Assistant

  • LPN, Jones County Junior College, Ellisville, Mississippi

KIWANA BROOKS – Medical Assistant Program Director

  • MSN, University of Mobile, Mobile AL
  • BSN, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL

BRANDY BYRD – Business / Medical Assistant

  • MBA, William Carey University, Hattiesburg, MS
  • B.S. Business, William Carey University, Hattiesburg, MS
  • LPN, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

CHRISTINA CARSON – Business

  • M.B.A. Business Administration, Belhaven University, Jackson, Mississippi
  • B.S. Human Resource Management, The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

JOSHUA CARSON – Business

  • B.S. Business Administration, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

KAY DAURO – General Education

  • M.E.D., English, William Carey University, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
  • B.A., English Education, university of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida
  • A.A., Florida State College, Jacksonville, Florida

CRESSANDRA EILAND – Cosmetology

  • Licensed Cosmetology Instructor, Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology

CINDY EMCH – Medical Assistant

  • A.A.S Medical Assistant, Virginia College, Biloxi, Mississippi

THOMAS GNAU – Cosmetology Program Director

  • Licensed Cosmetology Instructor, Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology

JASON HILL – General Education

  • M.S., Education, Capella University, Online
  • B.S., Mathematics, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

GERALD JACKSON – Medical Assistant

  • A.A.S., Health Information Management, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Biloxi, Mississippi

DUSTIN JEFFERS – Networking Program Director

  • B.S., Communication, University of Cumberlands, Williamsburg, Kentucky
  • Certified Network+, CompTIA 

BRITTANY JOHNSON – Business

  • M.B.A, Belhaven University, Jackson, Mississippi
  • B.S.A, University of Southern Mississippi, Long Beach, Mississippi

PATRICIA JONES – Medical Assistant

  • M.A., Health Administration, Belhaven University, Jackson, Mississippi
  • B.S., General Studies, William Carey University, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
  • A.S., Healthcare Administration, Pearl River Community College, Poplarville, Mississippi
  • Certified Medical Assistant, Bryman College, Mississippi

JOI LANE – Medical Assistant

  • Registered Medical Assistant, Blue Cliff College, Biloxi Mississippi

SCOTT MEAUX – Pharmacy Technician

  • CNA, Delta Schools
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician, PTCB

MARLENE MACALUSO – Healthcare Reimbursement

  • A.A.S., Travel, Tourism, & Hospitality, Tompkins Cortland Community College, Dryden, New York
  • Diploma, MBC, Miller Motte Technical College, Gulfport, Mississippi
  • CPC, AAPC
  • ICD-10 Proficiency, AAPC

CHRISTINE MONTGOMERY – General Education

  • M.E.D., English, William Carery University, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
  • B.S. Elementary Education, William Carey University, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

TANYA RICE – Cosmetology

  • A.A.S., Occupational Education, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Lucedale, Mississippi
  • Certificate, Cosmetology, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Lucedale, Mississippi
  • Licensed Instructor, Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology

KIMBERLY SMITH – Business

  • B.A., Business Management, Western Governor’s University, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • A.A., Business Management, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

LINDA STEINKAMP – Medical Billing and Coding


  • A.A.S. Health Information Management, Pearl River Community College, Poplarville, MS

DELLA TAYLOR-LLOYD – Medical Billing and Coding

  • B.S. Health Administration, Kaplan University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • A.A.S, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Gulfport, MS

KIM TRAN – Pharmacy Technician Program Director

  • A.A., Science, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Gulfport, Mississippi
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician, PTCB
  • Licensed Pharmacy Technician, Mississippi Board of Pharmacy

SPYRIDON VGANGES – Networking

  • B.G.S., General Studies, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Certified A+, CompTIA

TIFFANY WIGGINS – Medical Assistant

  • A.A.S. Medical Assistant, Virginia College, Biloxi, Mississippi

BILLY WINCE, JR. – Networking

  • B.S., Computer Science, Trident University International, Cypress California
  • A.A.S., Computer Networking Technology, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Gulfport, Mississippi
  • A.A.S., Environmental Technology, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Gulfport, Mississippi
  • Certified A+, CompTIA


Legal Status - Medical Career Center

Virginia College is a private institution of higher education owned by Medical Career Center, Inc., a Florida corporation that is a wholly owned subsidiary of Virginia College, LLC, an Alabama limited liability company which itself is a wholly owned subsidiary of Education Corporation of America (ECA), a Delaware corporation. The officers of ECA are Stuart Reed, President and Chief Executive Officer; Christopher Boehm, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, and Assistant Secretary; and Roger L. Swartzwelder, Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, and Secretary. The directors of ECA are Avy Stein (Chairman), Vice Chairman, John Bakalar, Christopher Boehm, Scott Conners, Jerry Dervin, John P. Frazee, Jr., John Kline, Jr., Michael E. Lavin, Michael Moskow, Stuart Reed, and Denis Suggs

Main / Branch / Auxiliary Classroom Locations

*Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and School (ACICS)

ALABAMA

Virginia College* (Main Campus)
488 Palisades Boulevard
Birmingham, Alabama 35209
(205) 802-1200

Virginia College-Birmingham 
Auxiliary Classroom
1901 Finley Boulevard
Birmingham, Alabama 35234
(205) 224-5539

Virginia College* 
(Branch Campus)
2021 Drake Avenue Southwest
Huntsville, Alabama 35801
(256) 533-7387

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
3725 Airport Boulevard, Suite 165
Mobile, Alabama 36608
(251) 343-7227

Virginia College-Mobile
Auxiliary Classroom
4525 Schillinger Road North
Semmes, Alabama 36575
(251) 287-2528

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
6200 Atlanta Highway
Montgomery, Alabama 36117
(334) 551-1500

ARIZONA

Golf Academy of America – Phoenix
2031 North Arizona Avenue
Chandler, Arizona 85225
(480) 857-1574

CALIFORNIA

Golf Academy of America-San Diego* 
(Branch Campus)
1950 Camino Vida Roble, Suite 125
Carlsbad, California 92008
(760) 734-1208

COLORADO

Ecotech Institute* 
(Branch Campus)
1400 South Abilene Street
Aurora, Colorado 80012
(303) 586-5290

FLORIDA

Golf Academy of America-Orlando*
(Branch Campus)
510 South Hunt Club Boulevard
Apopka, Florida 32703
(407) 699-1990

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
2810 South Federal Highway
Fort Pierce, Florida 34982
(772) 448-2000

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
5940 Beach Boulevard
Jacksonville, Florida 32207
(904) 520-7400

Virginia College* 
(Branch Campus)
312 East Nine Mile Road, Suite 34
Pensacola, Florida 32514
(850) 436-8444

GEORGIA

Virginia College* 
(Branch Campus)
2807 Wylds Road
Augusta, Georgia 30909
(706) 288-2500

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
5601 Veterans Parkway
Columbus, Georgia 31904
(762) 207-1600

Virginia College* 
(Branch Campus)
1901 Paul Walsh Drive
Macon, Georgia 31206
(478) 803-4600

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
14045 Abercorn Street, Suite 1503
Savannah, Georgia 31419
(912) 721-5600

LOUISIANA

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
9501 Cortana Place
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70815
(225) 236-3900

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
2950 East Texas Street, Suite C
Bossier City, Louisiana 71111
(318) 741-8020

MISSISSIPPI

Virginia College* 
(Branch Campus)
920 Cedar Lake Road
Biloxi, Mississippi 39532
(228) 546-9100

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
5841 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, Mississippi 39211
(601) 977-0960

NORTH CAROLINA

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
3740 South Holden Road
Greensboro, North Carolina 27406
(336) 398-5400

OKLAHOMA

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
5124 South Peoria Avenue
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74105
(918) 960-5400

SOUTH CAROLINA

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
7201 Two Notch Road
Columbia, South Carolina 29223
(803) 509-7100

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
2400 David H. McLeod Boulevard
Florence, South Carolina 29501
(843) 407-2200

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
78 Global Drive, Suite 200
Greenville, South Carolina 29607
(864) 679-4900

Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach* 
(Branch Campus)
1900 Mr. Joe White Avenue
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577
(843) 445-5000

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
6185 Rivers Avenue
North Charleston, South Carolina 29406
(843) 614-4300

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
8150 Warren H. Abernathy Highway
Spartanburg, South Carolina 29301
(864) 504-3200

TENNESSEE

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
721 Eastgate Loop Road
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37411
(423) 893-2000

Virginia College* 
(Branch Campus)
5003 North Broadway Street
Knoxville, Tennessee 37918
(865) 745-4500

TEXAS

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
14200 North Interstate Highway 35
Austin, Texas 78728
(512) 371-3500

Golf Academy of America – Dallas*
(Branch Campus)
1861 Valley View Lane, Suite 100
Farmers Branch, Texas 75234
(972-763-8100)

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
5005 50th Street
Lubbock, Texas 79414
(806) 784-1900

VIRGINIA

Virginia College*
(Branch Campus)
7200 Midlothian Turnpike
Richmond, Virginia 23225
(804) 977-5100