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Campus Management

Jim Michel – Campus President

Levi Blackmon – Academic Dean

Levi Blackmon – Program Director – Business/General Education

Meranda Branscum – Program Director – Pharmacy Technician

Melinda Farrar – Program Director – Allied Health

Irma Koontz – Program Director – Dental Assistant

Marcos Rios – Program Director – Networking

Lekeatha Sorrell – Program Director – Cosmetology

Julia Stokes – Lead Instructor – Medical Billing Coding

Faculty

Effective:  July 26, 2016

Pam Abram – Pharmacy Technician

  • Certified Pharmacy Technician, Pharmacy Technician Certification Board
  • Registered Pharmacy Technician, Texas State Board of Pharmacy

Deborah Aguilar – Cosmetology

  • Certificate, Cosmetology Instructor, South Plains College, Plainview, Texas

Marta Alvarez – Business Administration

  • M.A., Government Administration, Wayland Baptist University, Lubbock, Texas
  • B.S., Management, Wayland Baptist University, Lubbock, Texas
  • A.A., Computer Information Systems, South Plains College, Levelland, Texas

Sylvia Barragan – Dental Assistant

  • Texas Registered Dental Assistant, State Board of Dental Examiners

Levi Blackmon – Business Administration

  • M.B.A., Management Information, Wayland Baptist University, Lubbock, Texas
  • M.A., Counseling, Wayland Baptist University, Lubbock, Texas
  • B.S., Mathematics, Wayland Baptist Un

Fallon Bocko – Cosmetology

  • Texas Cosmetologist Operator Instructor License, Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation

Meranda Branscum – Pharmacy Technician

  • A.S, Pharmacy Technician, The Bryman School of Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician, Pharmacy Technician Certification Board
  • Registered Pharmacy Technician, Texas State Board of Pharmacy

Cheryl Brewer – Business Administration

  • M.A., Counseling, Wayland Baptist University, Lubbock, Texas
  • M.A., Social Sciences, West Texas A & M, Canyon, Texas
  • B.S., Psychology, West Texas A & M, Canyon, Texas

Gillian Chatham – Cosmetology

  • Certificate, Cosmetology Instructor, South Plains College, Plainview, Texas
  • Texas Cosmetologist Operator Instructor License, Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation

Lori Crawford -  Medical Assistant

  • Licensed Vocational Nurse, Texas Board of Nursing
  • Licensed Vocation Nurse, Ranger College, Ranger, Texas

Deanna Dorado – Medical Assistant

  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, National Healthcare Association

Nancy Early – Medical Assistant

  • B.S., Education, Early Elementary Education, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
  • Diploma, South Plains College, Levelland, Texas
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse, Texas Board of Nursing
  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, National Healthcare Association

Melinda Farrar – Medical Assistant

  • Certified Medial Assistant, NAHAP

Gabriel Garcia – Pharmacy Technician

  • Certified Pharmacy Technician, Pharmacy Technician Certification Board

Catherine Gharati – Medical Assistant

  • Licensed Vocational Nurse, South Plains College, Levelland, Texas

Summer Glassie – English/Foundations

  • M.A., English, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, Florida
  • B.A., English, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, Florida
  • A.A., General, Palm Beach Community College, Lake Worth, Florida

Mickey Hall – Medical Assistant

  • Diploma, Covenant School of Nursing, Lubbock, Texas
  • Registered Nurse, Texas Board of Nursing

Theresa Handy – Cosmetology

  • Texas Cosmetologist Operator Instructor License, Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation

Robin Hardage – Business Administration

  • M.B.A, Business Administration, Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, New Mexico
  • B.B.A, Business, Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, New Mexico

Courtney Howe – Pharmacy Technician

  • Certificate, Pharmacy Technician, Academy of Professional Careers, Amarillo, Texas

Jane Jones – General Education

  • M.A. Theatre Arts, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
  • B.A. Theatre Arts, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Sandra Kaniki – Cosmetology

  • Texas Cosmetologist Operator Instructor License, Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation

Irma Koontz – Dental Assistant

  • Registered Dental Assistant, State Board of Dental Examiners
  • Certified Dental Assistant, Dental Assisting National Board
  • Licensed Basic Life Support, American Heart Association

Lisa Martin – Business Administration

  • M.S., Personal Financial Planning, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
  • B.A., Business Administration, University of Findlay, Findlay, Ohio
  • B.S., Accounting, Grambling State University, Grambling, Louisiana

Pablo Martinez – Business Administration

  • Ph.D., Agricultural Business and Economics, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
  • Agricultural Business and Economics, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
  • B.S. Agricultural Business, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

Ashley McDaniel – Pharmacy Technician

  • Certified Pharmacy Technician, Pharmacy Technician Certification Board
  • Registered Pharmacy Technician, Texas State Board of Pharmacy

Adrienne Meek – Cosmetology

  • Instructor Certificate, Howard College, Big Spring, Texas
  • Texas Cosmetologist Operator Instructor License, Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation

Beatrice Montelongo – Medical Billing and Coding

  • Diploma, Medical Office Specialist, Texas Careers, Lubbock, Texas

Carrie Neville – Dental Assistant

  • Registered Dental Assistant, State Board of Dental Examiners
  • Licensed Basic Life Support, American Heart Association

Marcos Rios – Networking

  • B.S., Business Administration, Wayland Baptist University, Lubbock, Texas

Bill Schoemann – Business Administration

  • M.A., Public Administration, Wayland Baptist University, Lubbock, Texas
  • M.A., Organizational Management, Wayland Baptist University, Lubbock, Texas
  • B.A., Criminology, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa
  • A.A, Law Enforcement, Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Ashley Sires – Cosmetology

  • Instructor Certificate, Lubbock Cosmetology and Esthetics School, Lubbock, Texas
  • Texas Cosmetologist Operator Instructor License, Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation

Lisa Smith – Medical Assistant

  • B.S., Psychology, Argosy University, Orange, California
  • A.A., General Studies, Central Texas College, Killeen, Texas
  • National Registered Certified Administrative Health Assistant, National Association for Health Professionals
  • Nationally Registered Certified Coding Specialist, National Association for Health Professionals

Lekeatha Sorrell – Cosmetology

  • B.S., Organizational Management, Remington Colleges, Inc.,
  • A.A.S., Applied Science, North Harris College, Houston, Texas
  • Texas Cosmetologist Operator Instructor License, Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation

Allison Spikes-Gilbert – General Education

  • M.A., English, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
  • B.A., Political Science, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Julia Stokes – Medical Billing and Coding

  • A.A.S., Medical Technology, South Plains College, Lubbock, Texas
  • Nationally Registered Certified Administrative Health Assistant, National Association for Health Professionals
  • Nationally Registered Certified Coding Specialist, National Association for Health Professionals

Lesley Vasquez-Samora – Medical Assistant

  • Licensed Vocational Nurse, Texas Board of Nursing
  • Diploma, Licensed Vocational Nurse, Vista College, Lubbock, Texas

Nancy Walker – Business Administration

  • M.B.A., Business Administration, Wayland Baptist University, Lubbock, Texas
  • B.A., Business, Wayland Baptist University, Lubbock, Texas

James White – Business Administration

  • M.S., Business Administration, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
  • Certified MOS – Microsoft Office Word 2013
  • Certified MOS – Microsoft Office Excel 2013 

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