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Campus Management

Beverly Jeffries- Campus President

Amanda Ross- Dean 

Darian Brown- Director of Admissions 

Jon McCullars- Director of Career Development

Ronald Wright Program Director – Medical Assistant 

Carla Chaney Program Director – Cosmetology 

Antonique Murray Interim Program Director – Surgical Technology 

Delores Price Program Director – Business Administration/Network Support Technician/Network Systems Administration

Tiffany Marshall Program Director – Allied Health Program Director

Faculty

TRAVIS ALEXANDER – Network Support Technician/Network Systems Administration

  • BS, Morris Brown College, Art, Atlanta, GA
  • AS, ITT Technical Institute, Computer Electronics Engineering Technology, Atlanta, GA
  • Certificate, Ashworth College, Computer Hardware and Repair, Norcross, GA

FRANK ATTAWAY – Networking

  • BS, Columbus State University, Business Administration, Columbus, GA 
  • CompTIA Certified A+ 
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist 

TRAVESHEIA BASS – General Education

  • MA, University of Louisville, Pan African studies, Louisville, KY
  • BS, Tuskegee University, English, Tuskegee, AL

CHRISTIE BEACHUM – Medical Assistant

  • AAS, Flathead Valley Community College, Medical Assisting, Kalispell, MT
  • BA, Columbus State University, Communication, Columbus, GA
  • Certified Medical Assistant (NCCT)

KATHALEEN BRADLEY – Medical Assistant

  • Certificate, Fortis College, Medical Assistant, Dothan, AL 
  • Certification, American Association of Medical Assistants, Certified Medical Assistant

CARLA CHANEY – Cosmetology

  • MS, Amridge University, Leadership and Management, Montgomery, AL
  • BE, Athens State University, Technical Education, Athens, AL 
  • AS, Wallace Community College, General Education, Selma, AL 
  • Certificate, Wallace State Community College, Cosmetology, Selma, AL 
  • Certificate, Wallace State Community College, Cosmetology Instructor Training, Selma, AL • Certificate, Wallace State Community College, Nursing Assistant, Selma, AL 
  • License, Georgia State Board of Cosmetology, Cosmetology Instructor 
  • License, Georgia State Board of Cosmetology, Master Cosmetologist

PAUL COWART – General Education

  • MS, Troy University, Management, Columbus, GA 
  • BA, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
  • Microsoft Office Excel 2013 
  • Microsoft Office Word 2013 
  • Microsoft Office Power 2013

NASHODD DEAN – Network Support Technician/Network Systems Administration

  • BS, Columbus State University, Information Technology, Columbus, GA

JACQUELINE EADY – General Education

  • MS, Liberty University, Human Services Counseling, Lynchburg, Virginia 
  • BS, Troy University, Human Services, Troy, AL 

DAMITA ELLIS – Medical Billing and Coding

  • AS, Hinds Community College, Medical Billing & Coding Technology, Raymond, MS 
  • Certificate, Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) 
  • American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) 

KEOCHA EVANS – Business Administration

  • MBA, Troy University, Business Administration, Troy, AL 
  • BA, Columbus State University, Accounting, Columbus, GA 

ANGELICA GALVIN - Medical Assistant

  • Diploma, Everest College, Chesapeake, Virginia, Medical Assistant
  • Certification, Registered Medical Assistant

JUDY GARRETT – Medical Billing and Coding

  • AS, Columbus College, Computer Science, Columbus, GA 
  • Certification, American Academy of Professional Coders, Certified Professional Coder 

BYRON HARRIS – Business Administration

  • MBA, Troy State University, Business Administration, Troy, AL
  • BS, Auburn University, Business Management, Auburn, AL
  • BS University of Alabama, Biology/Chemistry, Birmingham, AL 
  • AS Alexander City State Jr. College, Science, Alexander, AL

AISHA HEARD – Medical Billing and Coding

  • MBA, University of Phoenix, Business Administration, Columbus, GA 
  • BS, University of Phoenix, Healthcare Services Administration, Columbus, GA 
  • AS, Chattahoochee Community College, General Studies, Phenix City, AL 
  • Certification, American Academy of Professional Coders, 
  • Certified Professional Coder 

PHOENIX HOLMES – Medical Billing and Coding

  • AA, University of Phoenix, Healthcare Administration, Phoenix, AZ
  • Certification, American Academy of Professional Coders, 
  • Certified Professional Coder 
  • Certification, American Academy of Professional Coders, 
  • Certified Professional Coder-Physician 

HEAVEN HOOKFIN – Business Administration

  • MS, Troy University, Human Resource Management, Troy, AL
  • BS, University of Phoenix, Business Management, Columbus, GA

FREDERICK HOWE – Network Support Technician/Network Systems Administration

  • BS, American Military University, Computer Applications, Charlestown, WV
  • AS, American Military University, Computer Applications, Charlestown, WV

ANGELA HOWELL – Network Support Technician/Network Systems Administration

  • BS, Troy University, Computer Science, Troy, AL 
  • Certification, CompTIA Security + 
  • Certification, CompTIA Network + 
  • Certification, CompTIA A+ 

FELISA JACKSON – Medical Assistant

  • AS, Kaplan University, Health Science, Chicago, IL 
  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CMAC) 
  • Certified Phlebotomy Technician 
  • Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (MAAC) 

TIFFANY MARSHALL – Allied Health

  • BS, Davenport University, Business Administration & Finance, Warren, MI 
  • AS, Virginia College, Healthcare Reimbursement, Columbus, GA 
  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC)

JAMES MCTYRE – General Education

  • Ed. D, Alabama State University, Leadership, Policy & Law, Montgomery, AL
  • Ed. S, Troy University, Education Speech Counseling, Phenix City, AL 
  • MS, Troy University, Mental Health, Phenix City, AL 

TIFFANY MILLER – Business

  • MS, Troy University, Business Administration, Phenix City, AL 
  • BS, Columbus State University, Accounting, Columbus, GA 
  • Microsoft Office Excel 2013 
  • Microsoft Office Word 2013 
  • Graduate Certificate in Accounting, Kaplan University, Davenport, IA 

TAHESHA MIXON – Pharmacy Technician

  • BS, Argosy University, Healthcare Administration, Atlanta GA
  • Diploma, Lincoln Technical Institute, Pharmacy Technician, Philadelphia, PA
  • AS, Tidewater Community College, Science Business Management, Portsmouth, VA
  • Certification, Pharmacy Technician, Georgia Board of Pharmacy 

ANTONIQUE MURRAY – Surgical Technician

  • AS, Virginia College, Surgical Technician, Columbus, GA

KELVIN OWENS – Business 

  • MA, Mississippi State University, Political Science, Mississippi
  • BA, Auburn University, Political Science, Auburn, AL 

DELORES PRICE – Business/General Education/Network

  • MBA, University of Phoenix, Business Administration, Phoenix, AZ 
  • BS, University of Phoenix, Health Administration, Phoenix, AZ 
  • Certificate, Microsoft Office Specialist, Office Word 2013
  • Certificate, Microsoft Office Specialist, Office PowerPoint 2013 
  • Certificate, Microsoft Office Specialist Office Excel 2013 

ALISHA PHILLIPS – Allied Health

  • BS, Augusta University, Health Information/Business Administrative, Augusta, GA
  • AS, Columbus Technical College, Health Science, Columbus, GA
  • Certification, Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)

TAWANDA RAY -- Cosmetology

  • Certificate, Eastern School of Hair Design, Cosmetology, Richmond, Kentucky
  • Certificate, Rivertown School of Beauty, Cosmetology Instructor Training, Columbus, GA
  • License, Georgia State Board of Cosmetology, Cosmetology Instructor
  • License, Georgia State Board of Cosmetology, Master Cosmetologist

MISTY WEST RICHARD – Medical Assistant

  • Diploma, Concorde Career Institute, Medical Assisting, Tampa FL 
  • Certified Medical Assistant (AAMA)

GWENDOLYN ROBINSON -- Cosmetology

  • Diploma, Southeastern Beauty School, Cosmetology Instructor Training, Columbus, GA
  • School of Hair Design, Cosmetology, Dublin, GA
  • License, Georgia State Board of Cosmetology, Cosmetology Instructor 
  • License, Georgia State Board of Cosmetology, Master Cosmetologist

RASHUNDA ROOKARD -- Cosmetology

  • Certificate, Columbus Technical College, Cosmetology Instructor Training, Columbus, GA
  • Diploma, Columbus Technical College, Cosmetology, Columbus, GA
  • License, Georgia State Board of Cosmetology, Master Cosmetologist
  • License, Georgia State Board of Cosmetology, Master Cosmetologist

AMANDA ROSS – Academic Dean

  • MA, The George Washington University, Education and Human Development: Educational Leadership and Administration, Washington, DC
  • BA, The College of Wooster, Archaeology, Wooster OH

LILLIAN SCONIERS-STEPHENS – Criminal Justice, Legal Studies, and General Education

  • JD, Florida A&M University, Law, Orlando, FL 
  • BA, Columbus State University, Political Science, Columbus, GA 

SHUN SHEFFIELD - Network Support Technician/Network Systems Administration

  • BA, Tulane University, Social Science, New Orleans, LA
  • Certified Cisco Systems Instructor #24770


MELISSA SMITH -- Network Support Technician/Network Systems Administration

  • BS, Columbus State University, Information Science, Columbus, GA

SHAMAYA SMITH – Medical Assistant

  • Diploma, Intellitec Medical Institute, Medical Assistant, Colorado Springs, CO 
  • Certification, National Health Career Association, Certified Clinical Medical Assistant 

BERNARD SPICER – Criminal Justice and General Education

  • MPA, Columbus State University, Justice Administration, Columbus, GA 
  • BS, Troy University, Criminal Justice, Ft Benning, GA 

TANYA WELLMAKER – Medical Assistant

  • AA, University of Phoenix, Healthcare Administration 
  • Certificate, Georgia Medical Institute, Medical Assistant, Jonesboro, GA 
  • Diploma, Draughons Junior College, Medical Assistant, Atlanta, GA 
  • Certification, American Association of Medical Assistants, Certified Medical Assistant 

RONALD WRIGHT – Medical Assistant

  • Diploma, Georgia Medical Institute, Patient Care Technician, Atlanta, GA
  • Registered Medical Assistant (AMT)
  • BLS Instructor (AHA)

WANDA YOUNG – Allied Health

  • MS, University of Phoenix, Science Healthcare Administration, Columbus, GA
  • BS, University of Phoenix, Science Healthcare Services, Columbus, GA
  • Diploma, Chattahoochee Valley Community College, Practical Nursing, Phenix City, AL

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),  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