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Campus Management

Seth Mazzei - Campus President 

JoeAnn Butcher - Academic Dean

Mary Carter - Director of Career Development

Candy Emperly - Student Finance Supervisor

Jason Cobb - Program Director – Culinard

Takellia Lee-Hughes - Program Director – Allied Health Programs

Marsha Pittman - Program Director – Cosmetology

JoeAnn Butcher - Program Director – Business Administration

Mac Porter - Lead Instructor, Network Support Technician

Kristin Bachman - Librarian

Faculty

SHEILA BLOWER, Allied Health

  • Masters in Health Administration Informatics, Phoenix University, Online, NC
  • B.S. International Business Management, Western International University, Phoenix, AZ
  • EPIC Credentialed, HIM Coding, HIM Release of Information, HIM Clinical Documentation Improvement

PAMELA BROWN – Allied Health

  • M.H.A., Healthcare Administration, Winston-Salem State University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • B.A., Clinical Laboratory Science, Winston-Salem State University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • A.A.S., Medical Lab Tech, Alamance Community College, Graham, North Carolina
  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, Certification, National Healthcareer Association
  • Certified Billing and Coding Specialist, National Healthcareer Association

JASON COBB – Culinary Arts

  • Bachelor of Science, Food Service Management, Johnson & Wales University, Charlotte, NC
  • Associate of Science, Culinary Arts, Johnson & Wales University, Charlotte, NC

MICHAEL DOWD – Culinary Arts

  • A.A.B. in Hospitality Management, University of Akron, Akron, OH
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, East Carolina University Greenville, NC

TIFFANY GRAY – Cosmetology

  • M.A., Organizational Management, Ashford University, San Diego, California
  • B.A., Business Administration, Ashford University, San Diego, California
  • A.A., Business, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona
  • Cosmetology Certificate, Rowan-Carrabus Community College, Salisbury, North Carolina
  • Cosmetologist License, North Carolina Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners, Raleigh, N.C.
  • Cosmetologist Teacher License, North Carolina Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners, Raleigh, N.C.

SHEILA BLOWER – Allied Health


  • M.H.A. Informatics, Phoenix University, NC
  • B.S. International Business Management, Western International University, Phoenix, AZ

BRADLEY HORVATH – Culinary Arts

  • A.S. Culinary Arts, Johnson & Wales University, Charleston, SC

DEANA IVY – Cosmetology

  • Cosmetology Certificate, Sampson Community College, Clinton, N.C.
  • Cosmetology Instructor Certificate, James Sprunt Community College, Kenansville, N.C.
  • Cosmetologist License, North Carolina Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners, Raleigh.
  • Cosmetologist Teacher License, North Carolina Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners, Raleigh, N.C.

MARY LEAK-SPEAS – Allied Health

  • M.H.R.M., Human Resource Management, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona
  • B.A., Human Relations, High Point University, High Point, North Carolina
  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, National Healthcareer Association

TAKELLIA LEE-HUGHES – Allied Health

  • M.S., Healthcare Administration, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona
  • B.S., Community Health Education, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Diploma in Medical Assisting and Office Technology, Brookstone College, Greensboro, North Carolina
  • National Certified Medical Assistant, National Center for Competency Testing
  • Certified Phlebotomy Technician, National Healthcareer Association

JOSEPH MARZULLO - Culinary

  • A.A.S. Culinary Arts, Cooking and Hospitality Institute of Chicago (Chic) Chicago, IL
  • B.S. Public Relations, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
  • Serv Safe Certified 

CRISTALL MCCASKILL – Pharmacy Technician

  • A.A.S., Pharmacy Technology, Davidson County Community College, Lexington, North Carolina
  • Certificate in Pharmacy Technology, Davidson County Community College, Lexington, North Carolina
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician, Pharmacy Technician Certification Board

DaSHAUNNA McCASKILL – Cosmetology

  • B.BA., Money and Finance, Guilford College, Greensboro, N.C.
  • Accounts Systems Technology Certificate, Brookstone Business College, Greensboro, N.C.
  • Cosmetology Certificate, Carolina Beauty College, Greensboro, N.C.
  • Cosmetologist License, North Carolina Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners, Raleigh, N.C.
  • Cosmetologist Teacher License, North Carolina Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners, Raleigh, N.C.

VANESSA MCNEILL – Allied Health

  • MHA in Health Services Administration, Strayer University, Greensboro, NC
  • BS in Interdisciplinary Studies, Winston Salem State University, Winston-Salem, NC
  • AAS in Medical Laboratory Technology, Alamance Community College, Burlington, NC
  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, National Healthcareer Association
  • Certified Billing and Coding Specialist, National Healthcareer Association

RASHA MOHAMED – Allied Health

  • MS in Bioengineering, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
  • BS in Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC

JOHN MOSELEY – Allied Health

  • Doctor of Medicine, MEDICAL COLLEGE OF GEORGIA, Augusta, GA
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA, Athens, GA
  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA, Athens, GA

COREY MURPHY - Allied Health

  • Certificate, Medical Assisting & Office Technology, BrookStone College, Greensboro NC

MARSHA PITTMAN – Cosmetology

  • MBA., Management, Strayer University, Garner, North Carolina
  • B.A. & S., Political Science with a concentration in Public Administration
  • Cosmetology Certificate, Carolina Beauty College, Durham, N.C.
  • Cosmetologist License, North Carolina Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners, Raleigh, N.C.
  • Cosmetologist Teacher License, North Carolina Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners, Raleigh, N.C.

MAC PORTER – Networking

  • Bachelors of Science Information Technology with Information Systems, Limestone College, Gaffney, SC
  • Associates Degree Computer Technology with Programming Emphases, York Technical College, Rock Hill. SC
  • Certifications: A+ Certification, Network Plus, 

JOYCE RICE – Business Administration

  • Bachelor of Arts: Communication Studies, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC
  • Master of Business Administration: Business Management, Strayer University- Greensboro, NC Campus 
  • CFEI, Certified Financial Education Instructor, National Financial Educators Council, Silver Springs, NV

MIGUEL SANTIAGO – Networking

  • B.S.E.E. Degree, School of Engineering and Science, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, N.Y. 
  • CompTIA A+ Certified Professional IT Technician
  • x-Series Certified Server Specialist, IBM Corporation, Chandler, AZ
  • Factory Training, IBM TotalStorage DS4x00 (FastT SAN), IBM Corp., Research Triangle Park, N.C. 
  • Factory Training, HP StorageWorks EVA-4000 SAN, HP Corporation, Colorado Springs, CO.
  • IBM x440 Server Training, IBM Training Center, Dallas, TX

DENISE SHIVERS – General Education

  • M.A., Liberal Studies ( English and Communications), NC State University, Raleigh, NC
  • B.A., (English and Communications), Greensboro College, Greensboro, NC

BENJAMIN SHELTON – Culinary Arts

  • B.S., Food Service Management, Johnson & Wales University, Charlotte, North Carolina
  • A.S., Culinary Arts, Johnson & Wales University, Charlotte, North Carolina
  • A.S., Baking and Pastry Arts, Johnson & Wales University, Charlotte, North Carolina

JEAN STEPHENSON – Pastry Arts

  • A.A.S., Culinary Arts, International Culinary Academy, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

YVETTE TROXLER – Education Foundation

  • M.S., Human Resources, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina
  • B.A., Psychology, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina

SHANNA WALL – Allied Health Extern Support Specialist

  • B.A. in Business Administration. Management Concentration, Strayer University, Greensboro, NC
  • Medical Assisting Diploma, Certificate in Medical Transcription, Davidson County Community College, Lexington, NC
  • Certified Medical Assistant, NH Express Care Lexington

TANIKA WILLIAMS – Allied Health

  • Associate of Applied Science- Computer Information Technology, Rockingham Community College, Wentworth, NC 
  • Alamance Community College, Certified Professional Coder – Apprentice, Haw River, NC 

DEBRA WYNECOFF – Allied Health

  • Doctor of Medicine, The University of North Carolina, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC
  • BA Degree, Chemistry, The University of North Carolina, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC

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