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Administration

Campus Management

David Sessoms Campus President 
JoeAnn Butcher Academic Dean
Seth Mazzei  Director of Enrollment
Tikiya Foy  Program Director – Pharmacy Technician
Jose Garcia-Campos Program Director – Culinard
Takellia Lee-Hughes  Program Director – Medical Assistant
Steven McKee  Program Director – Cosmetology
Kim McKenzie Program Director – Healthcare Reimbursement / Medical Billing and Coding
Justin Tanks Program Director – Business Administration 
Peter Udo Program Director – Networking 

Faculty

TAJANAE BARNES – General Education

  • M.A., English:  African American Literature, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina
  • B.A., English, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina

ELEANOR BRANCH – General Education

  • Ph.D., English, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California
  • M.A., Telecommunication Arts, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • B.A., Psychology, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut

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

CAMERON CARLTON – Allied Health

  • Doctorate of Nursing Practice, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, Charlotte, NC
  • MS in Nursing, Nursing Administration, Gardner-Webb University, Boiling Springs, NC
  • BS in Nursing, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, Greensboro, NC

KIMBERLY CLINE – Cosmetology

  • Certificate in Cosmetology, Hair Design School, Louisville, KY
  • Cosmetologist License and Cosmetologist Teacher License, North Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners

MORGAN CORNELL – General Education

  • M.A., English and African American Literature, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina
  • B.S., Electronic Media and Journalism, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina

DANIEL FARGIS – Culinary Arts

  • A.A.S., Culinary Arts, Johnson & Wales University, Charlotte, North Carolina

TIKIYA FOY – Pharmacy Technician

  • M.B.A., Health Services Administration, Strayer University, Charlotte, North Carolina
  • B.A., Print Journalism, Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician, Pharmacy Technician Certification Board

JOSE GARCIA-CAMPOS – Culinary Arts

  • M.Ed., Education, American Intercontinental University, Hoffman Estates, Illinois
  • B.A., Business Administration, American Intercontinental University, Hoffman Estates, Illinois
  • Diploma in Culinary Arts, Escuela Hotelera de San Juan, Hoto Rey, Puerto Rico

TIFFANY GRAY – Cosmetology

  • M.A., Organizational Management, Ashford University, San Diego, California
  • B.A., Business Administration, Ashford University, San Diego, California
  • A.A., Business Administration University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona
  • Cosmetology Teacher License, Carolina Beauty College, Charlotte, NC
  • Cosmetology License, Rowan-Carrabus Community College, Kannapolis, North Carolina
  • Cosmetologist License and Cosmetologist Teacher License, North Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners

ZONDRA HARRIS – Business Administration

  • MA in Accountancy, Gardner-Webb University Boiling Springs, NC
  • MBA, International, Gardner-Webb University Boiling Springs, NC
  • BA in International Relations, New York University NY, NY

MARLENE HENDRICKS – General Education

  • M.A. in English and African American Literature, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Greensboro, NC
  • BA in English (Concentration: Education), University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC

TAJUANA HULING – Allied Health

  • A.A.S. in Health Information Technology, Edgecombe Community College Tarboro, NC
  • A.A.S. in Medical Office Administration, Forsyth Technical Community College Winston-Salem, NC
  • Certificate in Advanced Medical Office and Outpatient Coding, Forsyth Technical Community College Winston-Salem, NC

CHUKA IKELIONWU, M.D. – Allied Health

  • M.P.H., International Health, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York
  • BA in Medicine and Surgery (M.B.CH.B), Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, Nigeria

RAMONA JARRETT – General Education

  • MA in, Organizational Management, Human Resources Specialization, Ashford University, San Diego, CA
  • MBA, Human Resource Management Specialization, Strayer University
  • MS in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
  • BS in Business Management, Organizational Communication Concentration, Guilford College, Greensboro, NC
  • BS in Psychology, Guilford College, Greensboro, NC

QUINTARA JERNIGAN – General Education

  • Post-Master's Online Teaching in Psychology Certificate, Walden University, 0nline
  • MEd in School Psychology Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA
  • BA in Psychology, Minor in Child Development and Family Relations, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

TONYA JOHNSON – Allied Health

  • M.H.S.A., Health Services Administration, Strayer University, Greensboro, North Carolina
  • M.B.A., Human Resource Management, Strayer University, Greensboro, North Carolina
  • B.A., Social Science, Bluefield State College, Bluefield, West Virginia
  • Certified Billing and Coding Specialist, National Healthcareer Association

MEL KILBERG – General Education

  • M.A., Public Administration, City University of New York, New York, New York
  • M.A., Mathematics, Secondary Education, City University of New York, New York, New York
  • B.A., Mathematics and English, City University of New York, New York, New York

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

SHERYL MCADAMS – Allied Health

  • A.A.S., Office Systems Technology, Alamance Community College, Graham, North Carolina
  • A.A.S., Early Childhood, Alamance Community College, Graham, North Carolina
  • Certificate in Medical Transcription, Alamance Community College, Graham, North Carolina
  • Certificate in Medical Coding, Billing and Insurance, Alamance Community College, Graham, North Carolina
  • Certified Professional Coder, American Academy of Professional Coders

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

STEVEN MCKEE – Cosmetology

  • Cosmetologist License, Fayetteville Beauty School, Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • Cosmetologist Teacher License, Fayetteville Beauty School, Fayetteville, North Carolina

KIM MCKENZIE – Allied Health

  • M.A., Management, Cambridge College, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • B.S., General Business/Management, Norfolk, Virginia
  • Certified Professional Coder, American Academy of Professional Coders
  • BLS Instructor, American Heart Association

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
JUDITH O'NEIL – Business Administration
  • MEd in Business Education, Southern New Hampshire University
  • MBA, Providence College
  • BS in Accounting, Central Connecticut State University

SHANA RHINEHARDT – Education Foundation

  • M.S.M., Human Resources, Kaplan University, Davenport, Iowa
  • B.S.W., Social Work, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina

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

JUSTIN TANKS – Business Administration

  • M.B.A., Business Administration, Strayer University, Greensboro, North Carolina
  • B.A., African-American Studies, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

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

PETER UDO – Networking

  • M.S., Information Systems and Operations Management, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina
  • B.S., Biology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina
  • A.S., Biology, Guilford Technical Community College, Jamestown, North Carolina

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