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Campus Management

Bob Burnfield - Campus President 

Antionette Miles - Academic Dean 

Emily Packard - Director of Admissions

Sophia Brown - Program Director – Medical Assistant/ Medical Billing and Coding Specialist

Victor Singleton - Program Director – Culinary and Pastry Arts 

Robert Edens - Program Director – Network Support Technician 

Ellisha Davis - Program Director – Cosmetology

Antionette Miles - Program Director – General Education 

Marian Vance - Extern Support Specialist I 

Jennika Rice - Program Director – Pharmacy Technician 

Angel Watkins - Program Director – Business Administration

Faculty

BROWN, SOPHIA – Medical Assistant/ Medical Billing and Coding Specialist

  • Health Services Management – Virginia College Online
  • A.S., Healthcare Reimbursement – Virginia College Online
  • Certificate, Medical Assisting – Greenville Technical College, Greenville, South Carolina 
  • Certified Medical Assistant – American Association of Medical Assistants

CRANDALL, AMANDA- Surgical Technology

  • B.S., Commercial Art-Appalachian State University
  • Diploma, Surgical Technology- Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC
  • Certificate, Sterile Processing- Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC

CRAWLEY, MIRANDA – Surgical Technology

  • Diploma, Surgical Technology – Spartanburg Community College, Spartanburg, South Carolina 
  • Certified Surgical Technologist – National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting 

DAVENPORT, BONITA- Medical Billing and Coding

  • A.S., Healthcare Reimbursement- Virginia College, Greenville, South Carolina
  • Certified Professional Coder - American Academy of Professional Coders 

DAVIS, ELLISHA- Cosmetology

  • Cosmetology Instructor License-North Georgia Technical College, Clarkesville, GA
  • Registered Cosmetologist - SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Board of Cosmetology License Instructor 

DUNCAN, RHONDA- Business Administration

  • MBA, Business Administration – Strayer University, Greenville, South Carolina
  • B.S., Accounting – Strayer University, Greenville, South Carolina
  • A.S., Accounting – Tri-County Technical College, Pendleton, South Carolina
  • A.S., Management – Tri-County Technical College, Pendleton, South Carolina
  • Real Estate License – South Carolina Labor, Licensing and Regulation 

EDENS, ROBERT – Network Support Technician

  • B.S., Information Systems – Strayer University, Greenville, South Carolina
  • A.O.S., Electrical Engineering – Greenville Technical College, Greenville, South Carolina

FULTON, CYNTHIA – Medical Assistant

  • A.A.S., Medical Assisting – Virginia College, Greenville, South Carolina 

HARRIS, SHARON - Medical Billing and Coding Specialist

  • B.A., Information and Management Systems – University of South Carolina, Upstate, SC
  • AHS, Health Information Management – Greenville Technical College, Greenville, South Carolina
  • American Health Information Management Association – Registered Health Information Technician 

HUDGENS, RACHELLE-Business Administration

  • M.A., Business Administration – Strayer University, Columbia, South Carolina
  • B.A., Retailing – University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 

IRBY, MARTHA - Medical Billing and Coding

  • AHS, Health Information Management – Greenville Technical College, Greenville, South Carolina
  • Certificate, Health Science in Patient Care Technician – Greenville Technical College, Greenville, South Carolina
  • Certified Professional Coder - American Academy of Professional Coders 

JOHNSON, ELEANOR – Pharmacy Technician

  • AB, Office Systems Technology
  • AB, Word Perfect
  • Diploma, Automated Office 
  • Certificate, Pharmacy Technician – Greenville Technical College, Greenville, South Carolina
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician - Pharmacy Technician Certification Board 
  • SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Board of Pharmacy State Certified Pharmacy Technician

KAMINSKI, ANASTASIA – Culinary and Pastry Arts

  • AB, FDS, Food Service Management – Greenville Technical College, Greenville, South Carolina
  • National Restaurant Association ServSafe Certification 

MARTIN, LAURA- Cosmetology

  • Certificate – Academy of Hair Technology, Taylors, South Carolina 
  • Certificate – Sanford School of Cosmetology, Sanford, North Carolina
  • Registered Cosmetologist - SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Board of Cosmetology License Instructor 

MCKNIGHT, COURTNEY- Culinary and Pastry Arts

  • B.A., Culinary Arts and Service Management – Paul Smith’s College, Paul Smiths, New York
  • A.A.S., Culinary Arts – Paul Smith’s College, Paul Smiths, New York
  • National Restaurant Association ServSafe Certification 

MILES, ANTIONETTE – Academic Dean

  • MHSA, Health Services Administration – Strayer University, Greenville, South Carolina
  • B.S., Business Administration – University of South Carolina Upstate, Spartanburg, South Carolina 
  • A.A., Art – Greenville Technical College, Greenville, South Carolina 
  • A.S., Science – Greenville Technical College, Greenville, South Carolina 
  • Certificate, Health Science/Pharmacy Technician – Greenville Technical College, Greenville, South Carolina
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician – Pharmacy Technician Certification Board
  • SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Board of Pharmacy

MONTERO, ORLANDO – General Education

  • MAT, Secondary Education – Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina 
  • M.S., Mathematicas – Del Valle University, Colombia, South America 
  • B.S., Mathematicas – Del Valle University, Colombia, South America 

MORGAN, MAGGIE – Pharmacy Technician

  • M.S., Psychology – Southern New Hampshire University, Hooksett, New Hampshire 
  • B.A., English – Coastal Carolina University, Conway, South Carolina 
  • Registered Pharmacy Technician – Pharmacy Technician Certification Board 

PARKS, CHANEL – Business Administration

  • M.A., Management and Leadership – Webster University, Greenville, South Carolina
  • B.S., Criminology and Justice – University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina

RICE, JENNIKA – Pharmacy Technician

  • B.S., Business Administration – University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 
  • Certificate, Pharmacy Technician – Spartanburg Community College, Spartanburg, South Carolina
  • State Certified Pharmacy Technician – South Carolina Board of Pharmacy
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician – Pharmacy Technician Certification Board 

RICHARDSON, KANIKA - Business Administration

  • MBA, Business Administration – Southern Wesleyan University, Greenville Campus, Greenville, South Carolina 
  • B.S., Business Administration – Southern Wesleyan University, Greenville Campus, Greenville, South Carolina
  • Microsoft Office Specialist for Office Word 2010

ROBERTS, ANTONIA – Business Administration

  • MBA, Business Administration – University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 
  • B.S., Financial Management – Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina 

SIMMONS, EARL- Business Administration

  • M.Div., Divinity – Virginia Union University, Richmond, Virginia
  • B.S., Business and Economics – Empire State College, Saratoga, New York 
  • Microsoft Office Specialist for Office Word 2010
  • Microsoft Office Specialist for Office PowerPoint 2013

SINGLETON, VICTOR – Culinary and Pastry Arts

  • AB, FDS, Food Service Management – Greenville Technical College, Greenville, South Carolina 
  • B.S., Business Administration – Lander University, Greenwood, South Carolina
  • National Restaurant Association ServSafe Certification 

STEIN, ERIC- Culinary and Pastry Arts

  • M.S., Family and Consumer Sciences – Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois
  • B.S, Culinary Nutrition – Johnson and Wales University, Providence, Rhode Island
  • A.S., Culinary Arts – Johnson and Wales University, Providence, Rhode Island
  • National Restaurant Association ServSafe Certification 

TAYLOR, TINA – Surgical Technology

  • Diploma, Surgical Technology – Spartanburg Community College, Spartanburg, South Carolina 
  • A.A., Business Management – Spartanburg Community College, Spartanburg, South Carolina

VALENTINE, CHIQUILA – General Education

  • M.Ed., Education – Southern Wesleyan University, Central, South Carolina 
  • B.A., Secondary English Education – University of South Carolina Upstate, Spartanburg, South Carolina

VANCE, MARIAN – Externship Support Specialist

  • MHSA, Health Service Administration – Strayer University, Greenville, SC
  • B.S., Sociology – Lander University, Greenwood, South Carolina
  • AHS, Health Information Management – Greenville Technical College, Greenville, South Carolina
  • Registered Health Information Technician - American Health Information Management Association 

VAUGHN, CHERISE – Network Support Technician

  • M.A., Computer Resources and Information Management – Webster University, Charleston, South Carolina 
  • B.S., Computer Information and Accounting – Troy State University, Troy Alabama 
  • A.A.S. – Enterprise State Community College, Enterprise, Alabama

WATKINS, ANGEL – Business Administration

  • M.A., Management and Leadership – Webster University, Greenville, South Carolina
  • B.A., Interdisciplinary Studies – North Greenville University, Tigerville, South Carolina 
  • Microsoft Office Specialist for Office Word 2010
  • Microsoft Office Specialist for Office PowerPoint 2010

WATSON, MARTIN- Business Administration

  • M.A., Business Management – Webster University, Charleston, South Carolina
  • B.S., Business Administration – Claflin University, Orangeburg, South Carolina

WILKINSON, OTHNIEL-Medical Assistant

  • M.D., Medicine – St. Matthew’s School of Medicine, Georgetown, Cayman Islands 
  • B.A., Chemistry and Math – Coker College, Hartsville, South Carolina 

WILLIAMS, SHAHERAH- Medical Assistant

  • Doctorate, Chiropractic – Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic, Spartanburg, South Carolina
  • B.S., Biology/Plant Science – Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Georgia
  • Certificate, Medical Assisting – Concorde Career Institute, Miami, Florida 
  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant – National Healthcare Association

WILLIAMS, TRACEY- Business Administration

  • MBA, Business Administration – Belhaven University, Jackson, Mississippi
  • B.A., Mass Communications – Savannah State University, Savannah, Georgia 

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