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Campus Management

Jeff Georgeson – Campus President

Alicia Grant – Pharmacy Technician Program Director

Jaquet Green – Medical Assistant Program Director

Jennifer Miner – Surgical Technology Program Director

Edward White – HVAC Program Director

Faculty

Effective: July 27, 2016

ANTLEY, BARBARA – Business Administration

  • M.B.A., Business Administration, The Citadel, Charleston, South Carolina
  • B.S., Business Administration, The Citadel, Charleston, South Carolina

BIORN, DELSA – Medical Billing and Coding/Healthcare Reimbursement

  • Certificate, Billing and Coding, Trident Technical College, Charleston, South Carolina
  • Certified Professional Coder, American Association of Professional Coders, Salt Lake City, Utah

BRABHAM, DEAUNDRA – General Education/Business Administration

  • M.S.M., Management, Southern Wesleyan University, Central, South Carolina
  • B.S., Agribusiness Management, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, South Carolina

BRATTON, NATASHA – Medical Assistant

  • B.S., Nursing, Lehman College, Bronx, New York
  • Registered Nurse

BREWER, REBECCA – Pharmacy Technician

  • A.A., Art, Trident Technical College, North Charleston, South Carolina
  • Pharmacy Technician, SC Board of Pharmacy

BROWN, MONIQUE "SHERRILL" – Pharmacy Technician

  • M.B.A,. Business Administration, Strayer University, North Charleston, South Carolina
  • B.S., Chemistry Francis Marion University, Florence, South Carolina
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician, Pharmacy Technician Certification Board
  • South Carolina State Certified Pharmacy Technician, SC Board of Pharmacy

BURNS, TERRIE – Business Administration

  • M.B.A, Business Administration, Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri
  • M.A., Computer Resources/Information Management, Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri
  • B.S., Integrated Marketing Communication, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, South Carolina

BUTTON, DIXIE – Business Administration/General Education

  • D.B.A., Marketing, Argosy University, Sarasota, Florida
  • M.S., Business Administration, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
  • B.S., Advertising, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

CARUTH, Laura – Surgical Technology

  • A.A.S. Surgical Technology, Miller-Motte Technical College, North Charleston, South Carolina
  • Certified Surgical Technologist, National Board of Surgical Technologist and Surgical Assisting

COEFIELD, HERMAN – General Education/Business Administration

  • B.B.A., Finance, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee

COOPER, KENDRA – Business Administration

  • M.B.A., Master of Business Administration – Entrepreneurship, Kaplan University Online
  • B.S., Secondary Education, University of South Carolina, Aiken, South Carolina
  • B.S., Biology, University of South Carolina, Aiken, South Carolina

DAVIS, ATARA – Cosmetology

  • Diploma, Cosmetology, Central Texas College, Killeen, Texas
  • Registered Cosmetologist, South Carolina State Board of Cosmetology, Columbia, South Carolina
  • Registered Cosmetology Instructor, South Carolina State Board of Cosmetology, Columbia, South Carolina

FIDLER, BARRY – Pharmacy Technician

  • M.B.A., Business Administration, Fordham University, Bronx, New York
  • B.S., Pharmacy, Brooklyn College of Pharmacy, Brooklyn, New York
  • Licensed Pharmacist, South Carolina Board of Pharmacy

FORD, CANDY – Medical Assistant/Medical Office Management

  • B.B.A., Health Services Administration, Strayer University, North Charleston, South Carolina
  • A.A.S., Surgical Technology, Miller-Motte Technical College, Charleston, South Carolina
  • Registered Medical Assistant, American Medical Technologist

GARRETT, HOPE – Medical Billing and Coding/Healthcare Reimbursement

  • B.S., Health Information Administration, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina
  • Certified Physician Coder  (CPC, AAPC)
  • Certified Health Technology Professional ( CHT, AHIMA)

GILE, SHARON – General Education

  • M.A., English, The Citadel, Charleston, South Carolina
  • B.A., Creative Writing, Bob Jones University, Greenville, South Carolina

GRANT, ALICIA – Pharmacy Technician

  • M.A., Health Services Administration, Strayer University, North Charleston, South Carolina
  • B.A., Biology, College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician, Institution for the Certification of Pharmacy Technician
  • Registered Pharmacy Technician, South Carolina Board of Pharmacy

GRANT, AMARIS – Medical Billing and Coding/Healthcare Reimbursement

  • B.A., Healthcare Management, Herzing University, Menonomee Falls, Wisconsin
  • A.A.S., Medical Billing and Insurance Coding, Herzing University, Menonomee Falls, Wisconsin
  • Diploma, Trident Technical College, Charleston, South Carolina, Certificate, Medical Billing and Coding 
  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC)

GRANT, SHAUNA – Medical Billing and Coding/Healthcare Reimbursement

  • M.B.A., Business Administration, Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri
  • B.S., Business Administration, Claflin College, Orangeburg, South Carolina
  • Certified Professional Coder (AAPC)

GREEN, JAQUET – Medical Assistant

  • A.A.S., Medical Assisting, Miller-Motte Technical College, Charleston, South Carolina
  • Certified Medical Assistant

GREENLEE, LISA – General Education

  • M.A., English, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois
  • B.A., Art History, DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana
  • Certificate, Therapeutic Massage, Indiana Health System, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • AS, Nursing, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana

HARLEY, WANDA – Cosmetology

  • Cosmetology Instructor, Academy of Cosmetology, Charleston, South Carolina
  • Certificate of Cosmetology, Farrah’s Beauty School, Charleston, South Carolina
  • Registered Cosmetologist, South Carolina State Board of Cosmetology, Columbia, South Carolina
  • Registered Cosmetology Instructor, South Carolina State Board of Cosmetology, Columbia, South Carolina

HILL, MAURROW – Pharmacy Technician

  • A.A.S., Health Care Administration, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician, Pharmacy Technician Certification Board
  • SC State Certified Pharmacy Technician, South Carolina Board of Pharmacy

HORTON, HOLLY – Medical Assistant

  • M.B.A., Information Systems, Strayer University, North Charleston, South Carolina
  • B.S.I.S., Networking, Strayer University, North Charleston, South Carolina
  • Diploma, Medical Assisting, The Bryman School, Chicago, Illinois
  • Registered Medical Assistant, American Medical Technologists

JACKSON-GILLIAM NIKESHIA – General Education/ Business Administration

  • Ed.D., Organizational Leadership, Argosy University, Phoenix, Arizona
  • M.A., Human Resource Development, Webster University, Greenville, South Carolina
  • B.A., Business-Human Relations, Converse College, Spartanburg, South Carolina
  • A.A., Business-Marketing & Hospitality Management, Spartanburg Technical College, Spartanburg, South Carolina

JOHNSON-NICHOLS, ELIZABETH – Pharmacy Technician

  • A.A., Business Administration, Strayer University, North Charleston, South Carolina
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician, Pharmacy Technician Certification Board
  • State Certified Pharmacy Technician, South Carolina Board of Pharmacy

KING-TAYLOR, CHERISSE – Medical Billing and Coding/Health Reimbursement

  • Certificate, American Academy of Professional Coders, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Certified Professional Coder

LABBE, PATRICK – Medical Assistant

  • M.S.N., Nursing, City University of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
  • B.S., Liberal Studies, University of the State of New York, Albany, New York
  • B.S., Nursing, City University of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
  • A.H.S., Nursing, Florence-Darlington Technical College, Florence, South Carolina
  • Registered Nurse

LADSON, BAYIYAH – Cosmetology

  • Registered Cosmetology Instructor, South Carolina State Board of Cosmetology, Columbia, South Carolina
  • Registered Cosmetologist, South Carolina State Board of Cosmetology, Columbia, South Carolina
  • Certificate of Cosmetology Instruction, Universal College of Beauty, Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Certificate of Cosmetology, Carolina Academy, Paul Mitchell Partner School, Gastonia, North Carolina

LYONS, JACLYN – General Education

  • M.S., Library and Information Science, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • M.A., Literature and the Environment, Gallatin School of Individualized Study
  • M.A. English, State University of New York, New Paltz, New York
  • B.A., English, University of Tampa, Tampa, Florida

MICHAEL, LESLIE – Cosmetology

  • Cosmetology License, Dudley Cosmetology University, Kernersville, North Carolina
  • A.S., Fashion Science, Bauder College, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Cosmetology Instructor License, Empire Beauty College, Morrow, Georgia
  • Registered Cosmetology Instructor, South Carolina State Board of Cosmetology, Columbia, South Carolina

MINER, JENNIFER – Surgical Technology

  • A.A.S., Surgical Technology, Ivy Tech State College, Indiana, Indiana
  • Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)

MOHTASSEM, JOSEPHINE – Business Administration

  • M.B.A., Master of Business Administration, Charleston Southern University, Charleston, South Carolina
  • B.A., Business-Management, Charleston Southern University, Charleston, South Carolina

NUBEL, CHRISTOPHER – Medical Assistant

  • Doctor of Chiropractic, Logan College of Chiropractic, Chesterfield, Missouri
  • B.S., Life Sciences, Logan College of Chiropractic, Chesterfield, Missouri
  • B.S., Marketing, Davis & Elkins College, Elkins, West Virginia
  • A.A.S., Business Administration, Cape Fear Community College, Wilmington, North Carolina
  • Doctor of Chiropractic, South Carolina Board of Chiropractic Examiners

RIVERS-GIBBS, TOMOKO – Medical Assistant/Business/General Education

  • M.S., Human Services/Organizational Leadership, Springfield College, North Charleston, South Carolina
  • B.A., Human Resources Development, Limestone College, Gaffney, South Carolina
  • Certificate, Medical Assistant, Beta Tech, North Charleston, South Carolina
  • Certified Medical Administrative Specialist (CMAS), American Medical Technologists

SHEPHERD, HELEN – Cosmetology

  • Cosmetology Certificate, Dudley Beauty College, Kernersville, North Carolina
  • Cosmetology Certificate, Academy of Hair Designs, North Charleston, South Carolina
  • Cosmetologist, South Carolina State Board of Cosmetology
  • Cosmetology Instructor, South Carolina State Board of Cosmetology

SMITH, DAVID – Medical Assistant

  • Doctor of Chiropractic, Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic, Spartanburg, South Carolina
  • Licensed Chiropractor, South Carolina Board of Chiropractic Examiners

SMITH, LINDA – Medical Assistant

  • B.S.B.A., Management, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, South Carolina
  • A.A.S., Medical Assisting, Miller-Motte Technical College, North Charleston, South Carolina

SOLYAN, CANDICE – General Education

  • M.Ed., Math, Virginia State College, Petersburg, Virginia
  • B.S., Math, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina

STRATTON, WALTER “PJ” – Pharmacy Technician

  • B.S., Pharmacy, St. John’s University, Jamaica, New York
  • Licensed Pharmacist, South Carolina Board of Pharmacy

TABAK, AMY – Medical Billing and Coding/Healthcare Reimbursement

  • M.B.A., Business Administration, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona
  • B.S., Business Management, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona
  • Certified Billing and Coding Specialist, Certified Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Certified Professional Coder, American Association of Professional Coders, Salt Lake City, Utah

THOMPSON-BRYANT, TRACI – General Education/Business Administration

  • M.A., Mental Health Counseling, Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri
  • B.S., Human Service, Springfield College, Charleston, South Carolina
  • A.A., Human Services, Trident Technical College, Charleston, South Carolina

WADE, LAKOSHA (SANDERS) – Medical Assistant

  • A.A.S., Nursing, ECPI, Charleston, South Carolina
  • Licensed Practical Nurse

WALKER, ANITA – Medical Assistant

  • A.A.S., Medical Assisting, Miller-Motte Technical College, Charleston, South Carolina
  • Certified Medical Assistant – American Association of Medical Assistants

WARING, RICHARD – Business Administration

  • J.D., Charleston School of Law, Charleston, South Carolina
  • M.B.A., New York Institute of Technology, New York
  • B.A., English, Charleston Southern University, Charleston, South Carolina

WASHINGTON, DERONDA – Business Administration

  • M.B.A., Business Administration, Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri
  • B.S., Business Administration, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, South Carolina

WELCH, SCORPIO “JUDY” – General Education

  • Ed.D., Organizational Leadership, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • M.S. English Education/TESOL, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • B.A. English, Spelman College, Atlanta, Georgia

WHITFIELD, KATHLEEN – General Education

  • M.Ed. Reading, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina
  • M.A.T., Social Studies, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina
  • B.A., English, Lewis University, Romeoville, Illinois

WILSON-BROWN, ROBIN – Cosmetology

  • Registered Cosmetology Instructor, South Carolina State Board of Cosmetology, Columbia, South Carolina
  • Registered Cosmetology Instructor, Tennessee State Board of Cosmetology, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Registered Cosmetologist, South Carolina State Board of Cosmetology, Columbia, South Carolina
  • Registered Cosmetologist, Tennessee State Board of Cosmetology, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Certificate of Cosmetology Instruction, New Direction College of Beauty, Nashville, Tennessee

Ownership

Virginia College is a private institution of higher education owned by Virginia College, LLC, an Alabama limited liability company that 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), Thomas A. Moore, Jr., Vice Chairman, John Bakalar, Christopher Boehm, Scott Conners, Jerry Dervin, John P. Frazee, Jr., Gary Kerber, John Kline, Jr., Michael E. Lavin, Michael Moskow, Stuart Reed, Matthew Shafer, 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