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Campus Management

ROBERT BUTTERWORTH - Campus President

  • BS in Business Admin, SUNY at Albany 

JAMES BAYLIFF - Academic Dean

  • PhD I/O Psychology, Capella University,
  • MS I/O Psychology, University of Phoenix
  • MA Diplomacy, Norwich University
  • ALM History, Harvard University 
  • MBA International Business, Western International University 
  • MA Project Management, Western Carolina University 
  • BS Business, University of Phoenix
  • AA Criminal Justice, Central Piedmont Community College 

NICHOLAUS BUZZARD – Admissions Manager

  • BS in Business Admin, West Liberty State University 

STEPHEN HIPPEARD- Career Development Director

  • BS in Sociology, James Madison Harrison University 

ANNMARIE LeBLANC-Financial Aid Supervisor

  • Associates Business, Virginia College 

CHARMAINE EAGLIN - Program Director, Cosmetology

  • Cosmetology License and Cosmetologist Instructor Certificate, Commonwealth of Virginia Board of Barbers and Cosmetology 
  • Cosmetology Certificate, Richmond Technical Center 

STANLEY LOMAX - Program Director, Business Administration

  • MBA, Virginia College 
  • BBA, Strayer University 
  • AAS in Business management, Centura College 
  • Diploma- Computer Administration Specialist, Centura College 

MICHAEL McGHEE - Program Director, Culinard

  • AOS in Culinary Arts, New England Culinary Institute 

RYAN EAKER - Program Director, Pharmacy Technician

  • BS in Biology, Virginia Commonwealth University 
  • AS in Science, Richard Bland College 
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician, Pharmacy Technician Certification Board 
  • Registered Pharmacy Technician, Commonwealth of Virginia 
  • Department of Health Professionals: Board of Pharmacy 

CASSANDRA MESSAM- Program Director Allied Health

  • BS in Business Administration Management, Ashworth College
  • AA in Health Administration, Ashworth College 

KINESICS PURNELL_ Program Director Occupational Therapy Assistant

  • Master in Education, Wilmington University
  • BS in Health Administration, Wilmington University
  • Associates Degree: Occupational Therapy Assistant, Delaware Technical and Community College

LINWOOD HENSON- Lead Faculty Networking

  • M.Ed. in Instructional Technology, American Intercontinental University 
  • BA in BIT-E Computer Systems, American Intercontinental University

KENNETH WHITE- Program Director Electrical Technician

  • Certificate in Electrical/Electronic Technician 
  • Certificate in HVAC
  • VA Board for Contractors Tradesman License: Master Electrician and Master HVAC

Faculty

TASHIMA ARMSTRONG – Cosmetology

  • Cosmetology License and Cosmetologist Instructor Certificate, Commonwealth of Virginia, Board for Barbers and Cosmetology 
  • Cosmetology Certificate, Richmond Technical Center, Richmond, Virginia 

LORINA ARREDONDO – Occupational Therapy Assistant

  • AAS in Occupational Therapy, Virginia College 
  • License to Practice as an Occupational Therapist Assistant, Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Health Professionals, Board of Medicine 

BRITTANY CAPECCI – Culinary

  • AOS in Applied Science Baking and Pastry, Johnson and Wales University, Charlotte, NC
  • BOS in Hospitality and Pastry Arts, Johnson and Wales University, Charlotte, NC

ROSALYN CRAIG – Business Administration

  • M.Ed. in Adult Education & Training, University of Phoenix, Richmond, Virginia 
  • MBA, Strayer University, Richmond, Virginia 
  • BA in Human Resource Management, St. Leo University, Richmond, Virginia 
  • Microsoft Word 2013 Certified 
  • Microsoft Excel 2013 Certified 
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Certified 

AMANDA DAVIS – Cosmetology

  • Cosmetology License and Cosmetologist Instructor Certificate, Commonwealth of Virginia, Board for Barbers and Cosmetology 

MONDY DIAZ – Allied Health

  • Medical Assistant – Sawyer School

LOYANA EVANS – Allied Health

  • Medical Assisting, Pima Medical Institute 

PATRICIA FISHER – Business Administration

  • MAET, Adult Education Training Online 
  • MBA, Strayer University, Midlothian, Virginia 
  • BS in Business Administration, Strayer University, Midlothian, Virginia 
  • Microsoft Word 2013 Certified 
  • Microsoft Excel 2013 Certified 

EARL GEE – General Education

  • MS in Applied Mathematics, Virginia State University, Petersburg, Virginia
  • BS in Physics, Longwood University, Farmville, Virginia

JEREMY GREEN – Culinary

  • 10 years Executive Chef Experience
  • ACF Certification

BRENT GOLDSMITH – Electrical Technician

  • Associates in Electrical Engineering, Lexus College

REGINALD GOODEN - Business Administration

  • MBA, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
  • BBA in Marketing, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

APRIL GREGORY – Culinary

  • BS in Hospitality Management, Sullivan University, Louisville, Kentucky 
  • AS in Professional Catering, Sullivan University, Louisville, Kentucky 
  • AS in Culinary Arts, Sullivan University, Louisville, Kentucky 

GERALD JENKINS – Electrical Technician

  • Virginia licensed master electrician with 16 years’ experience in the trade.

LYDIA JONES - Medical Assistant

  • BS in Biology, CUNY Medgar Evers College, New York, New York 
  • Certified Medical Assistant, American Association of Medical Assistants 
  • Registered Medical Assistant, American Medical Technologist 
  • Registered Phlebotomist, American Medical Technologist 

MICHAEL MARTINS - Culinary

  • Certificate of Excellence, Westin Hotels & Resorts 

JEROME MASSEY – Network Technician

  • BS in Information Systems, Strayer University, Richmond, VA 
  • Cisco Certified Network Administrator 

MELODY MATTHEWS - Medical Assistant

  • Doctorate of Chiropractic, Texas Chiropractic College, Pasadena, Texas 
  • BS in Recreation, Hampton University, Hampton, Virginia 
  • Licensed Chiropractor, Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Health Professions Board of Medicine 

CHERISSE MILLER – Cosmetology

  • Cosmetology License and Cosmetologist Instructor Certificate, Commonwealth of Virginia, Board for Barbers and Cosmetology 
  • BS in Psychology, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan

DOUGLAS MORGAN – Occupational Therapy Assistant

  • Masters in Health Administration, University of Phoenix
  • Bachelors in Health Administration, Columbia Southern University 

RENEE' MORRIS-TAYLOR - Medical Billing and Coding

  • Certificate in Health Records Coding Technician, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, Richmond, Virginia 
  • Certified Coder Specialty Physician, American Health Information Management Association 

NITRICE PENN - Cosmetology

  • Cosmetology License and Cosmetologist Instructor Certificate, Commonwealth of Virginia, Board for Barbers and Cosmetology 
  • Diploma, Cosmetology, Virginia College, Richmond, Virginia 

TIA PLEASANTS - Cosmetology

  • Cosmetology License and Cosmetologist Instructor Certificate, Commonwealth of Virginia, Board for Barbers and Cosmetology 
  • Cosmetology Certificate, Hermitage Technical Center, Richmond, Virginia 

NAYA PRATT - Business Administration

  • MBA in Business Administration, University of Phoenix, Richmond, Virginia 
  • BS in Accounting, University of Phoenix, Richmond, Virginia 
  • AA in Business Management, Baker College, Flint, Michigan 

DARIA RANDOLPH - Business Administration

  • MBA, Averett University, Richmond, Virginia
  • BS in Business Administration, Virginia Union University, Richmond, Virginia

JEAN REXILIUS – Cosmetology

  • Cosmetology License and Cosmetologist Instructor Certificate, Commonwealth of Virginia, Board for Barbers and Cosmetology 
  • Cosmetology Certificate, Pivot Point International Academy, Evanston, Illinois 

DONNA ROSS – Pharmacy Technician

  • Pharm.D – Duquense University, Pittsburg, PA

SHARI ROSSINO – Allied Health

  • Bachelors in Business Administration, Southwest Oregon Community College

POORNIMA SARAVANAN – Allied Health

  • A.S. of Applied Science – Respiratory Therapy
  • Doctor of Medicine

HEIDI SCHARFF – Allied Health

  • BS Health Administration, South Seattle College 

ROBERT SCOTT - Business Administration

  • MA in Economics, Virginia State University, Petersburg, Virginia 
  • BA in Human Resources, St. Leo University, St. Leo, Florida 
  • AA in Education, J Sargeant Reynolds Community College, Richmond, Virginia 
  • Professional in Human Resources, Human Resources National Institute 

JESSICA STUART – Allied Health

  • AAS in Health Science – Medical Assisting
  • Certified Medical Assistant, American Associates of Medical Assistants
  • CPR and AED Certified, American Safety and Health Institute

PATRICIA THORPE - Culinary

  • Specialized Associates Degree, Culinary Arts, Lincoln College of Technology, Lincoln Culinary Institute, West Palm Beach, Florida 

MICHELLE WILLHOFF - Medical Assistant

  • AS in Medical Billing and Coding, Beckfield College, Florence, Kentucky 
  • AS in Medical Assisting, Beckfield College, Florence, Kentucky 
  • AS in Paralegal Studies, Kentucky Career Institute, Florence, Kentucky 
  • Registered Medical Assistant, American Medical Technologist 

JAMES YOUNG - General Education

  • MA in English, Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, Virginia 
  • BA in English, Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, Virginia 

CATHY ZANOWSKI - Occupational Therapy Assistant

  • BS in Occupational Therapy, Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania 
  • License to Practice as an Occupational Therapist, Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Health Professionals, Board of Medicine

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