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Effective: February 16, 2017

Don Slayter  Campus President 
Michelle Lambert Academic Dean
Montrez Lucas Director of Admissions
Phyllis Eckert Program Director – Medical Billing and Coding and Healthcare Reimbursement
Kevin Fulp Program Director – Network Engineering and Network Technician
Robert Henry  Program Director – Culinary Arts and Pastry Arts
LaMarion Jones Program Director – Cosmetology
Bonnie McMurphey  Program Director – Medical Assistant and Medical Office Management
Deborah Tauro Program Director – Business
Tiffany Treadwell Program Director – Pharmacy Technician

Faculty

ABOOSI, LUBNA - General Education

  • Master of Arts in English Literature, California University of PA, California, Pennsylvania
  • Bachelor of Arts in English, Seton Hill University, Greensburg, Pennsylvania
  • PA State teacher Certification in Secondary English, Seton Hill College, Greensburg, Pennsylvania

BAIR, LORI - Medical Billing and Coding / Healthcare Reimbursement

  • Masters of Health Administration, Health Administration, University of Phoenix, Jacksonville, Florida
  • Bachelor of Science, Health Care Administration, University of Phoenix, Jacksonville, Florida
  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC)

BARNETT, CHRISTIANA - Culinary

  • Associates of Science, Culinary Management, Florida State College, Gainesville, Florida
  • National Restaurant Association, ServSafe Certification

BEASLEY, HARRY - General Education

  • Master of Science, Mass Communication, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
  • Bachelor of Science, Speech Communication, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida

BELCHER, MAUREEN - Cosmetology

  • Florida Licensed Cosmetologist

BIRCH, ROBERT - Business / Allied Health

  • Juris Doctor, Litigation, T.M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
  • Master of Business Administration, International Financial Management, Thunderbird School of Global Management, Glendale, Arizona
  • Bachelor of Arts, Economics and Asian Studies, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, California

BROWN, TERESA - Medical Assistant / Medical Office Management

  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Ashworth College, Online
  • Associate of Applied Science, Health Sciences, Medical Careers Institute, Newport News, Virginia

BROWNE, JIAMELISHUA – Medical Assistant

  • Medical Assisting Diploma, Concorde Career Institute, Jacksonville, FL

CALVIN, SARAH – Cosmetology

  • Cosmetology, Elite Beauty Institute, Jacksonville, Florida
  • Florida Licensed Cosmetologist

CARROL, SAMUEL - Business

  • Doctor of Education in Organization Leadership, Nova Southeastern University, Jacksonville, Florida
  • Master of Public Administration, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida
  • Master of Business Administration, Everest University,  Jacksonville, Florida
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida

CLARK, WILLIAM - Business

  • Kaplan University 2014 Master of Business Administration Orlando, Florida 
  • Kaplan University 2012 Bachelor of Science: Business Administration Orlando, Florida
  • International Academy of Design & Technology 2004 Associate of Science in Marketing & Advertising Orlando, Florida

DUPREE, LEE - Business

  • Master of Business Administration, Management, Strayer University, Washington DC
  • Master of Science, Accounting, Strayer University, Washington DC
  • Bachelor of Science, Mathematics, Brewton Parker College, Mount Vernon, Georgia

ECKERT, PHYLLIS - Program Director Medical Billing and Coding / Healthcare Reimbursement

  • Associates of Science, Radiology Technology, University of Las Vegas Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • CPC Certification

EDWARDS, COURTNEY - General Education

  • Master of Science, Mental Health Counseling, Nova Southeastern University, Jacksonville, Florida
  • Bachelor of Science, Textiles and Consumer Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
  • Associate of Arts, Fine Arts, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, Florida

FULKMAN, MICHELLE – Medical Billing and Coding

  • National Certified Insurance and Coding Specialist

EDWARDS, DONALD - Networking

  • Master of Science, Information Technology, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Florida
  • Bachelor of Arts, Religion/Speech, Southwestern Union College, Keene, Texas

ELLIS, NADINE - Medical Assistant

  • Masters of Science, Nursing, Excelsior College, Albany, New York
  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Miami, Florida
  • Associate of Science, Nursing, Broward Community College, Pembroke Pines, Florida

FULP, KEVIN - Program Director Networking

  • Master of Arts, Teaching in Computer Education, Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, Florida
  • Bachelor of Science, History, SUNY, Albany, New York
  • Bachelor of Science, Sociology, SUNY, Albany, New York

GREEN, JR. CALVIN L. - General Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Environmental Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Master of Science, Aquatic Ecology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Master of Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama

HAMILTON, DONNA - Interim Associate Dean of Nursing

  • Master of Science in Nursing, Chamberlin College of Nursing, Jacksonville, Florida
  • Bachelor of Science, Nursing, Chamberlain College of Nursing, Jacksonville, Florida
  • Associate of Science, Nursing, Hillsborough Community College, Plant City, Florida

HARMON, LATESHA - Medical Assistant

  • Certified Medical Assistant, The Diagnostic Schools of Ultrasound/Sanford Brown, Jacksonville, Florida

HENRY, ROBERT - Program Director Culinary / Pastry

  • Associate of Science, Culinary Arts ,Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, New York
  • Certified ServSafe Instructor, National Restaurant Association
  • Registered ServSafe Examination Proctor, National Restaurant Association

HIGGINS, AMY - Medical Assistant / Medical Office Management

  • Bachelor of Art, Organizational Leadership, LaGrange College, LaGrange, Georgia
  • Diploma, Medical Billing and Coding, Georgia Medical Institute, Marietta, Georgia

HOLCOMB-WILLIAMS, DEBRA - Networking

  • Master of Business Administration, IT Management, Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Bachelor of Science, Information Systems, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida

JACKSON, ROBERT - General Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, English, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida

JONES, LAMARION - Program Director Cosmetology

  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
  • Certificate, Cosmetology, Euro Hair Design Institute
  • Florida Licensed Cosmetologist

KEENAN, MATTHEW – Culinary Arts

  • Associate of Applied Science, Culinary Arts, Culinary Institute of Charleston, Charleston, SC
  • ServSafe Manager Certified, National Restaurant Association

KEHL, CHERYL - Business

  • Master of Arts, Business Administration, University of Phoenix, Jacksonville, FL
  • Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration, Edward Waters College, Jacksonville, FL

KEMPER, DAMIAN – Culinary and Pastry Arts

  • Bachelor Arts in Communications, Flagler College, St Augustine, FL
  • Associate in Arts in Business Administration, St. Johns River State College

LEONARD, LOUISE C. - General Education

  • Master of Library and Information Science, Library and Information Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
  • Bachelor of Arts in English Education, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida

LIUCCI, AMANDA - Medical Assistant

  • Associate of Arts, Licensed Practical Nurse, Indian River Community College, Ft. Pierce, Florida

LIUCCI, JOHN - Culinary

  • Associate of Applied Science, Culinary Art and Restaurant Management, Indian River State College, Vero Beach, Florida

MCMURPHEY, BONNIE - Program Director Medical Assistant

  • Associate of Health Science, Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa, Florida
  • Diploma, Medical Assisting, Central Florida Institute, Palm Harbor, Florida
  • Registered Medical Assistant

MIKA, JAMES - Networking

  • Master of Arts, Business Management and Supervision, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan
  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, Alleghany College, Meadville, Pennsylvania
  • Microsoft Certified Trainer
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, Windows NT 4.0 (MCSE+I)

MOORE, SHEILA – Cosmetology

  • Cosmetology, Florida Community College at Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL
  • Florida Licensed Cosmetologist

MUNDY, JAMES

  • Associate of Occupational Studies, Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, NEW YORK

OSBORNE, SPENCER - Culinary

  • Associate of Occupational Studies, Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, San Francisco, California
  • Certified ServSafe Instructor, National Restaurant Association
  • Registered ServSafe Examination Proctor, National Restaurant Association

PEOPLES, SONJA – Program Director Pharmacy Technician

  • Certified Pharmacy Technician

PUCKETT, JEAN-LOUISE- General Education

  • Master of Business Administration, Ashford University, Clinton IA
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, West Georgia University, Carrollton, Georgia

ROBERSON, DIANE – Medical Billing and Coding

  • Florida State College of Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL
  • Diploma in Medical Secretary Certification, Concorde Career Institute - Jacksonville, FL

ROBINSON-VINSON, DARLENE – Cosmetology

  • Cosmetology, Riverside Hairstyle Academy, Jacksonville, FL
  • Florida Licensed Cosmetologist

SIMMONS, MELISSA - Medical Assistant

  • Bachelor of Arts, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, North Carolina
  • Associate of Arts, Coastal Carolina Community College, Jacksonville, North Carolina
  • National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting, Certified Surgical Technologist

SIMS, KYLE – Network Engineering

  • Bachelor of Science - Information Technology with a Concentration in Information Security, University of Phoenix, Jacksonville, Florida
  • Associate of Science - Networking Engineering, Florida Career College, Jacksonville, Florida

STONEBRAKER, CARY - Network Engineering

  • Associate in Applied Science, Network Engineering, Virginia College,  Huntsville, Alabama
  • Diploma, Certified Cisco Associate, Virginia College, Huntsville, Alabama

VALERIO, MARISSA – Culinary and Pastry Arts

  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science – Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL
  • Culinary Arts Diploma– Virginia University, Charlottesville, VA

WAMACK, MAYNARD - Business

  • Master of Business Administration, Grantham University, Kansas City, Missouri
  • Bachelor of Science, Business, Upper Iowa University, Fayette, Iowa

WILLIAMS, PARTHENIA - Medical Assistant

  • Bachelor’s degree of Workforce Education, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois

Legal Status - Medical Career Center

Virginia College is a private institution of higher education owned by Medical Career Center, Inc., a Florida corporation that is a wholly owned subsidiary of Virginia College, LLC, an Alabama limited liability company which itself 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