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Administration

Campus Management

Cherie Keating – Campus President

Wanda D. Strayhan – Academic Dean

Bethena “Tina” Turk – Director of Admissions

Dr. Luciana Green – Program Director – Business, Customer Service Professional, and Sales Professional

Lenore H. Huskey – Program Director – Pharmacy Technician

Valentina Robinson – Program Director – Cosmetology



Faculty

ADDISON, THERESA – Medical Assistant

  • EMT, Schoolcraft Community College
  • M.A., Elton Technical College

BOOZE, TAKEILA – Medical Billing and Coding

  • BS, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL
  • Certified Registered Health Information Administration

BROWN, DEMETRIAS – Medical Assistant

  • MS, Public Health, Argosy University, Atlanta Georgia
  • BS, Social Science, Mental Health & Psychology, Mercer University, Macon, Georgia
  • AS, Medical Laboratory Technology & Hematology/Dialysis, Central Georgia Technical College, Macon, Georgia
CARNER, CLARENCE – Network Technology
  • Master of Science – Logistics Management, Georgia College & State University
  • BS, Business Administration, Georgia College & State University
  • AS, Business Administration, Macon State College
  • AA, Liberal Studies, Columbia College, Columbia, Missouri

CARSWELL, LAWANDA - Business Administration

  • BA, Business Information System, Albany State University
  • BA, Business Administration, Ashford University

DAWSEY, DANIELLE – Business Administration

  • BA, Business Management, Albany State University
  • MBA, Business Management, Wesleyan College

DUVAL, YUWANDA – Medical Billing and Coding

  • MBA - Wesleyan College
  • BS Healthcare Administration – Macon State
  • Medical Billing and Coding Certificate - Over 20 years in the Healthcare Industry

EASON, KEIONTAE – Medical Assistant

  • Diploma, Medical Assisting, Central Georgia Technical College, Macon, Georgia
  • Certified Medical Assistant, National Center for Competency Testing

ECHOLS, TYREECE – Gen Ed, Business Administration

  • BS, Marketing, Albany State University
  • MA, Leadership, Shorter University
ELBERT, VIVA – Business Administration
  • BS, Health Service Administration, Macon State College
  • BS, Health Information Management, Macon State College
  • MPA, Public Administration, Troy University

FLETCHER, LOVETT – Cosmetology

  • Master Cosmetologist License, State of Georgia Board of Cosmetology
  • Cosmetology Instructor License, State of Georgia Board of Cosmetology

GRANT-TAYLOR, OPHELIA – Business Administration

  • MS, Accounting, Strayer University, Morrow, Georgia
  • BS, Criminal Justice and Forensic Psychology, St. John’s University, Queens, New York
  • AA, Information Systems Plaza College, Queens, New York
  • Certified Notary Public
  • Certified Customer Service Specialist, Internal Revenue Service
GREEN, LINDA – Business Administration
  • BA, Computer Based Information Systems, Georgia College
GREEN, LUCIANA – Business Administration
  • DM, Management in Organizational Leadership, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona
  • MM/PA, Management and Public Administration, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona
  • BA, Human Services with concentration in Leadership and Communications minor in Women and Gendered Studies Mercer University, Macon, GA

GREENE-CHEELY, BRIANA – Pharmacy Technician

  • Diploma, Pharmacy Technician, Ultimate Medical Academy

JACKSON, MELINDA – Medical Assistant

  • AS, Associate of Science, Georgia Military College
  • Diploma, Medical Assistant, Central Georgia Technical College
  • AAS- Radiologic Technology, Central Georgia Technical College, Macon, Georgia
  • Patient Care Assistant, CGTC, Macon, Georgia
  • Certified Hemodialysis Patient Care Tech, CGTC, Macon, Georgia
  • Certified Medical Assistant, NCMA

JONES, MARK –Gen Ed, Business Administration

  • BA, Psychology and Sociology, Mercer University
  • MS, Mental Health Counseling, Fort Valley State University
  • AS, Psychology, Middle Georgia State University

JONES, TARA – Business Administration

  • BS, Business Administration and Information Technology, Macon State College
  • MS, Business Administration, Macon State College, South University

KINCAID, ALICIA – Cosmetology

  • Master Cosmetologist License, State of Georgia Board of Cosmetology
  • Cosmetology Instructor License, State of Georgia Board of Cosmetology

McCLENDON, ANTHONY - Cosmetology

  • Master Cosmetologist License, State of Georgia Board of Cosmetology
  • Cosmetology Instructor License, State of Georgia Board of Cosmetology
MONTFORD, WANKIE – Cosmetology
  • Certificate, Instructor Trainee; America  Professional Institute (API), Macon, Georgia
  • Diploma, Cosmetology, Central Georgia Technical College, Macon, Georgia

PIERCE, MARK – General Education

  • BS, Biology and Chemistry, University of Great Falls, Great Falls, Montana
  • Certificate, MS Sys Technology (Command, Control & Communications), Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California

PORTILLO, DARA – Pharmacy Technician

  • EMT, Certified, Central Georgia Technical College
  • Pharmacy Technician, Central Georgia Technical College
  • Diploma, Central Georgia Technical College
RAINES, MIA – Business Administration
  • BS, Business and Information Technology, Middle Georgia State College
  • MS, Business Administration, Wesleyan College

ROBINSON, LAKISHA – Medical Assistant

  • Diploma, Medical Assistant, Heart of Georgia Technical College
  • BS, Health Science, Georgia Southern University
  • MS, Health Administration, University of Phoenix
ROBINSON, VALENTINA – Cosmetology

  • Technical Certificate, Supervisory Management Specialist, Central Georgia Technical College, Macon, Georgia
  • Certificate, Instructor Trainee; America Professional Institute (API), Macon, Georgia
  • Diploma, Cosmetology, Central Georgia Technical College, Macon, Georgia
  • Master Cosmetologist License, State of Georgia Board of Cosmetology
  • Cosmetology Instructor License, State of Georgia Board of Cosmetology

SINGLETON, JOSEPH – Business Administration

  • DM, Management in Organizational Leadership, University of Phoenix
  • MBA, University of Phoenix
  • BS, Business, Mercer University
SOLOMON, LISA – Business Administration
  • MS Ed, Instructional Technology-K-12, Kaplan University, Chicago, Illinois
  • BS, Information Technology, Kaplan University, Chicago, Illinois
  • AAS, CIS-Computer Support Specialist, Central Georgia Technical College, Macon, Georgia
  • Technical Certificate, Computer Hardware Specialist, Central Georgia Technical College, Macon, Georgia
  • Diploma, CIS-Computer Support Specialist, Central Georgia Technical College, Macon, Georgia
  • Technical Certificate, Desktop Application Specialist, Central Georgia Technical College, Macon, Georgia
  • Technical Certificate, IT Assist Support Technician, Central Georgia Technical College, Macon, Georgia
  • Technical Certificate, Application Software Specialist, Central Georgia Technical College, Macon, Georgia
  • Technical Certificate, MS Office User MP, Central Georgia Technical College, Macon, Georgia
  • Microsoft Office Specialist, Word 2013
  • Microsoft Office Specialist, Excel 2013
  • Microsoft Office Specialist, PowerPoint 2013

WELCH, WANDA - Medical Billing and Coding

  • Certificate, Medical Billing & Coding, Howard’s Medical Coding, Warner Robins, Georgia
  • CBCS-National Healthcareer  Association
  • BS, Information Systems, Mercer University, Macon, Georgia
  • Master of Education, Technology & Curriculum, Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Arizona

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