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Campus Management

Effective:  November 18, 2016

Allen Rice – Campus President 

Alison Ivey – Academic Dean 

Jesse Johnson – Director of Admissions

Travis Benefield – Business Office Specialist/Business Administration Program Director

Rebecca Croom – Allied Health Program Director

Bethany Johnson – Therapeutic Massage Program Director

Crystal Reed – Pharmacy Technician Program Director

Sheleta Simmons – Cosmetology Program Director

Edward Tubbs – Networking Program Director


Faculty

Effective: November 18, 2016

ADARR, CHAD – Media Arts

  • BFA, 3D Imaging & Animation, Virginia College, Huntsville, Alabama

BENFIELD, TRAVIS – Business

  • MBA, Management, University of Mississippi, University, Mississippi
  • BA, History, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
  • Microsoft Office Specialist – Word 2013
  • Microsoft Office Specialist – PowerPoint 2013
  • Microsoft Office Specialist – Excel 2013

BISHOP NEWTON, NANCY – General Education

  • DM, Management Organizational Leadership, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona
  • MA, Space Systems Management, Webster University, Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • BA, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia
  • AS, Science, Patrick Henry Community College, Martinsville, Virginia

BOWERS-BOYLE, PHYLLIS – Business

  • EdS, Management Information Systems, Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama
  • MS, Business Education, Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama
  • BS, Business Administration, Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama

BROWN, CHRISTOPHER – Medical Assistant

  • MA, Secondary Science and Biology, Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama
  • BS, Biology, Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama

BUSSIUS, MICHAEL – Media Arts

  • OA, Computer-Aided Imaging and Visualization, Virginia College, Huntsville, Alabama

CHAPLIN, RHODIA – Business

  • MBA, Technology Management, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona
  • BA, Business Administration, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona

COBB, GABRIEL – Networking

  • AAS, Network Engineering, Virginia College in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama
  • CompTIA A+
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate

CROOM, REBECCA – Medical Assistant / Medical Office Management

  • AS, Pre-Nursing, Calhoun Community College, Decatur, Alabama
  • AAS, Nurse-Career Mobility, Calhoun Community College, Decatur, Alabama
  • Diploma, Practical Nursing, Shelton State Community College, Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

CULP, KATRINA – Medical Assistant

  • MS, Nursing, University of Alabama at Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama
  • BS, Nursing, University of Alabama at Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama
  • Registered Nurse
  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

DAVIDSON, CHRIS – Media Arts

  • AA, General Liberal Arts, Northwest Shoals Community College, Muscle Shoals, Alabama

DAVIS, JOE – Business

  • MBA, Business Administration, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Florida
  • BA, Political Science, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Florida

DEMARIA, MAIKE – Business / General Education

  • BS, Multidisciplinary Studies, Grantham University, Lenexa, Kansas

DONNELLY, LESLIE – Medical Assistant / General Education

  • M.Ed., Educational Leadership, Concordia University, Portland, Oregon
  • BS, Psychology, Kaplan University, Davenport, Iowa
  • Diploma, Medical Assistant, Kaplan Career Institute, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

EBERE, AKACHUKWU – Medical Assistant

  • BS, Nursing, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama
  • Registered Nurse

EZELL, TERRICKA – General Education

  • MHSA, Health Services Administration, Stayer University, Memphis, Tennessee
  • BS, Psychology, University of North Alabama, Florence, Alabama
  • Microsoft Office Specialist – PowerPoint 2013

GERVAIS, JENNIFER – Cosmetology

  • Diploma, Cosmetology, Pivot Point International, Huntsville, Alabama
  • Licensed Cosmetology Instructor

GORDON, JAZMINE – Medical Assistant

  • Associate, Medical Assistant, Virginia College in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama
  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

GRYMONPREZ, SANDRA – Networking

  • MA, Curriculum and Instruction, Colorado Christian University, Lakewood, Colorado
  • BS, Organizational Management – Christian Leadership, Colorado Christian University, Lakewood, Colorado
  • OA, Network Engineering, Virginia College, Huntsville, Alabama
  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Net+
  • CompTIA Sec+
  • MCSE

HALL, ROBERT – Business

  • BS, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Athens State University, Athens, Alabama
  • Microsoft Office Specialist – Word 2013, Expert
  • Microsoft Office Specialist – PowerPoint 2013
  • Microsoft Office Specialist – Excel 2013, Expert

HAULE, NEDA – Cosmetology

  • AS, Salon Management, Virginia College, Huntsville, Alabama
  • Diploma, Cosmetology, Virginia College, Huntsville, Alabama
  • Licensed Cosmetology Instructor

HOLMAN, ANGELA – Medical Assistant

  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

HUTCHINSON, CHAR – Medical Assistant

  • Diploma, Medical Assistant, Dorsey College, Roseville, Michigan
  • Certified Medical Assistant

ISBELL, IRVIN – Medical Assistant

  • AB, Secondary Education, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
  • AB, Biology, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
  • AAS, Quality Control Technology, St. Louis Community College, St. Louis, Missouri
  • AAS, Nursing, Calhoun Community College, Decatur, Alabama
  • Registered Nurse

IVEY, ALISON – Academic Dean

  • Ed. S., Occupational Studies, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
  • MAT, Occupational Studies, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
  • BA, Mass Communication, Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, Georgia
  • Microsoft Office Specialist – Word 2013
  • Microsoft Office Specialist – Excel 2013

JAMES, BOBBY – Medical Billing and Coding

  • MS, Management, Troy University, Montgomery, Alabama
  • BS, Health Information Management, Alabama State University, Gadsden, Alabama
  • Registered Health Information Administrator

JOHNSON, BETHANY – Therapeutic Massage

  • BA, Communications, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama
  • Certificate, Therapeutic Massage, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama
  • Nationally Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork
  • Licensed Massage Therapist
  • Licensed Massage Therapy Instructor

JOHNSON, KRISTIE – Medical Assistant

  • BS, Nursing, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • Registered Nurse
  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

LANZA, DIANE – General Education

  • Ed. S., Counseling Psychology, Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama
  • MS, Counseling Psychology, Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama
  • BA, English & French, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama

LESLIE, TRACY – Business / General Education

  • MBA, Human Resource Management, Strayer University, Huntsville, Alabama
  • BS, Business Administration, Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama

LLOYD, LYNETTE – Therapeutic Massage

  • AA, General Education, Cerro Coso Community College, Ridgecrest, California
  • Certificate, Therapeutic Massage, Academy of Professional Careers, Boise, Idaho
  • Nationally Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork
  • Licensed Massage Therapist
  • Licensed Massage Therapy Instructor

MARTIN, BRYAN – General Education

  • M. Div., Missions, Southwestern Baptist Seminary, Ft. Worth, Texas
  • BA, Sociology, Mercer University, Macon, Georgia
  • AA, Psychology, Gordon College, Barnesville, Georgia

MCKAY-HAZELTINE, BETHANN – Medical Assistant

  • Diploma, Medical Assistant, Ultrasound Diagnostic School, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Registered Medical Assistant

MCLAUGHLIN, CAROLYN – Medical Billing and Coding / Healthcare Reimbursement

  • BS, Music, University of North Alabama, Florence, Alabama
  • Diploma, Medical Billing & Coding, Virginia College, Huntsville, Alabama
  • Certified Billing & Coding Specialist
  • Certified Professional Coder

MONROE, SYLVETTE – Business

  • MS, Family and Consumer Sciences, Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama
  • MBA, Human Resource Management, Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama
  • BS, Office Systems Management, Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama

OGLE, ANNIE – Therapeutic Massage

  • OA, Therapeutic Massage, Virginia College, Huntsville, Alabama
  • Nationally Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork
  • Licensed Massage Therapist
  • Licensed Massage Therapy Instructor

PACKARD, BRIAN – Networking

  • BS, Information Technology, Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • AAS, Network Engineering, Virginia College, Huntsville, Alabama
  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Net+
  • CompTIA Sec+
  • CompTIA Project+
  • MCSA
  • CCNA
  • MCITP
  • CEH

REDMON, NAKIA – Business

  • Doctorate, Organizational Leadership, Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
  • MBA, Business Administration, Texas A&M University, Texarkana, Texas
  • BBA, Accounting, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi

REED, CRYSTAL – Pharmacy Technician

  • MS, Family Consumer Science, Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama
  • BS, Family Consumer Science, Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician
  • Registered Pharmacy Technician – Alabama

SHOULDERS, MARQUITA – Medical Billing & Coding

  • Diploma, Medical Billing & Coding, Virginia College in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama
  • Certified Professional Coder

SIMMONS, SHELETA – Cosmetology

  • Diploma, Cosmetology, Southeastern Technical Institute, Vidalia, Georgia
  • Licensed Cosmetology Instructor

SPENCE, KAVI – Business / General Education

  • MBA, Business Administration, University of Maryland, Adelphi, Maryland
  • MS, Information Technology, University of Maryland, Adelphi, Maryland
  • BA, Communication Arts, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama
  • Microsoft Office Specialist – Word 2013
  • Microsoft Office Specialist – PowerPoint 2013

STIGER, TOYA – Networking

  • MS, Computer Science, Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama
  • BS, Business Administration, Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama
  • CompTIA Sec+

SUGGS, SEQUIN – Medical Assistant / Pharmacy Technician

  • MS, Biology, Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama
  • BS, Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician

THOMPSON, BUFORD – Networking

  • MS, Management Information Systems, Florida Institute of Technology, Huntsville, Alabama
  • BS, Business Administration, Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama
  • AS, Network Engineering, Virginia College, Huntsville, Alabama
  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Net+
  • CompTIA Sec+
  • CCENT

THORNTON, JOHN – Business

  • MBA, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama
  • BS, Finance, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

TIELKING, MARY NELL – Medical Billing and Coding / Healthcare Reimbursement

  • BBA, Business Administration, Faulkner University, Montgomery, Alabama
  • AA, General Education, Pierce College, Woodland Hills, California
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Certified Professional Coder

TUBBS, EDWARD – Networking

  • BS, Management Information Systems, Alameda University, Boise, Idaho
  • AAS, Network Engineering, Virginia College, Huntsville, Alabama
  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Net+
  • CompTIA Sec+
  • Linux+
  • MCPS
  • CCNA
  • MCSE

TUTTEN, ANDREW – Networking

  • AAS, Network Engineering, Virginia College in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama
  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Net +
  • CompTIA Sec +

WYCKOFF, CHARLOTTE – Medical Assistant

  • BS, Medical Technology, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Kentucky
  • AAS, Nursing, Calhoun Community College, Decatur, Alabama
  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

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, and Treasurer; and Roger L. Swartzwelder, Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, and Secretary. The directors of ECA are Avy Stein (Chairman), John Bakalar, Christopher Boehm, Scott Conners, Jerry Dervin, John P. Frazee, Jr., Gary Kerber, John Kline, Jr., Christopher Larson, Michael Lavin, Thomas A. Moore, Jr., Michael Moskow, Stuart Reed, Matt 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