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Campus Management

Effective:  November 15, 2016

Neal Isaac – Campus President

Jumelle Brooks – Academic Dean

Troy Jenkins – Director of Admissions

Monica Cox – Medical Assistant/Medical Office Administration Program Director

Robbie Edens – Network Engineering/Network Technician Program Director

Jennifer Hudson – Cosmetology Program Director

Katrina Meadows – Pharmacy Technician Program Director

Gloria Ward – Business Administration/Medical Billing and Coding/Healthcare Reimbursement Program Director

Faculty

Effective:  July 27, 2016

JASON BARIS – Librarian

  • M.L.S. Library Sciences, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina
  • B.A., English, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina

CYNTHIA BARNAVE – Cosmetology

  • Certificate, Cosmetology, Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology, Spartanburg, South Carolina
  • Instructor Registered Cosmetologist, South Carolina Department of Labor and Licensing

REBECCA BOSHELL – Pharmacy Technician

  • B.S., Pharmacy, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
  • State of South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation

JUMELLE BROOKS – Academic Dean

  • Ph.D., Healthcare Administration , Capella University, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • M.B.A., Business Administration, Webster University, Greenville, South Carolina
  • B.S., Business Administration, Lander University, Greenwood, South Carolina

REGGIE BROWNING – Business Administration

  • M.B.A., Accounting, Webster University, Greenville, South Carolina
  • B.S., Accounting, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina

BRITTNEY BURKE – Pharmacy Technician

  • B.S., Psychology, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina
  • State Certified Pharmacy Technician, South Carolina Board of Pharmacy, Columbia, South Carolina

SHELIA CHARLES – Cosmetology

  • Diploma, Dudley Beauty School, Sumter, South Carolina
  • Instructor Registered Cosmetologist, South Carolina Board of Cosmetology, Columbia, South Carolina

KILOLO CHILES – Pharmacy Technician

  • Diploma, Pharmacy Technician, Greenville Technical College, Greenville, South Carolina

GERALD CLARK – Network Engineering

  • M.O.S., Management Information Systems, University of Maryland University, Aldelphi, Maryland
  • B.S., Liberal Studies, Excelsior College, Albany New York

MONICA COX – Medical Assistant

  • M.O.H.S.A., Health Services Administration, Strayer University, Greenville, South Carolina
  • B.S., Human Resource Management, Franklin University, Columbus, Ohio

ELLISHA DAVIS – Cosmetology

  • Cosmetology Instructor License, Cosmetology, North Georgia Technical College, Clarksville, Georgia
  • Instructor License, Registered Cosmetologist, South Carolina Board of Cosmetology, Columbia, South Carolina

ROBBIE EDENS – Network Engineering

  • B.S., Information Systems, Strayer University, Greenville, South Carolina
  • A.O.S., Electrical Engineering, Greenville Technical College, Greenville, South Carolina

ANTIONETTE FOSTER – Business Administration

  • M.B.A., Human Resource Management, Strayer University, Greenville, South Carolina
  • B.A., Interior Design, Converse College, Spartanburg, South Carolina

NIKKI FOWLER – Medical Assistant

  • B.S., Criminal Justice, Greenville Technical College, Greenville, South Carolina
  • LPN, Nursing, Spartanburg Community College, Spartanburg, South Carolina

ROBIN GOSNELL – Medical Assistant

  • Associates, Medical Assisting, Virginia College, Spartanburg, South Carolina
  • C.M.A., Spartanburg Community College, Spartanburg, South Carolina

COURTNEY GREGG – Pharmacy Technician

  • B.S., Psychology, University of South Carolina-Upstate, Spartanburg, South Carolina
  • A.O.S., Biology, Spartanburg Community College, Spartanburg, South Carolina

SHALON GRIFFITH – Pharmacy Technician

  • Certificate, Pharmacy Technician, Spartanburg Community College, Spartanburg, South Carolina.

CHRISTIAN HALL – Cosmetology

  • Instructors License, ACE Academy, Greenville, South Carolina
  • Registered Cosmetologist, South Carolina Board of Cosmetology, Columbia, South Carolina

TAMESIA HILL – Medical Billing and Coding

  • B.S., Accounting, Ashford University, Clinton, Iowa
  • AAPC, Medical Billing and Coding, Limestone University, Gaffney, South Carolina

MELISSA HOLLY – Medical Billing and Coding

  • A.O.A, Online Coding Specialist, Spartanburg Community College, Spartanburg, South Carolina

TORI HUDSON – Cosmetology

  • Diploma, Academy of Hair Technology, Taylors, South Carolina
  • Instructor of Cosmetology License, South Carolina Board of Cosmetology, Columbia, South Carolina

HAROLD JETER – Network Engineering

  • M.O.A., Information Systems, Webster University, St. Louis Missouri
  • B.S., Computer Sciences, University of South Carolina-Upstate, Spartanburg, South Carolina

EDWARD JOHNSON – Medical Assistant

  • M.O.A., Anthropology, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • B.A., Biology, College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina
  • Diploma, Nursing, Spartanburg Technical College, Spartanburg, South Carolina

ROBIN JOHNSON – Business Administration

  • M.B.A., Accounting/Business, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona
  • B.A., Business Administration, Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina

FREDERICK KEENAN – Business Administration

  • M.B.A., Business Administration, Gardner Webb University, Boiling Springs, North Carolina
  • B.S., Business Administration, Limestone College, Gaffney, South Carolina
  • A.O.S., Computer Technology, Spartanburg Community College, Spartanburg, South Carolina

HEIDI KILGORE-EMERICK – Medical Assistant

  • A.A.S., General Technology, Spartanburg Community College, Spartanburg, South Carolina
  • Diploma, Medical Assisting, Spartanburg Community College, Spartanburg, South Carolina

JONI LANDEROS – Medical Assistant

  • Diploma, Licensed Practical Nurse, Greenville Technical College, Greenville, South Carolina

SHERRI MCCUEN – Medical Assistant

  • Associates in Sciences, Surgical Technology, Keiser University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

KATRINA MEADOWS – Pharmacy Technician

  • State Certified Pharmacy Technician, South Carolina Board of Pharmacy

GRETCHEN MIDDOUR – Medical Assistant

  • M.O.S., Gerontology, Saint Cloud State University, Saint Cloud Minnesota
  • B.A., History, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Diploma, Practical Nursing, Saint Cloud Technical College, Saint Cloud, Minnesota

ORLANDO MONTERO – General Education

  • M.O.A., Secondary Education, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina
  • M.O.S., Mathematics, Del Valle University, Colombia, South America

GAIL OWENS – Medical Assistant

  • Certificate, Nursing, Spartanburg School of Practical Nursing, H.B. Swofford Career Center, Spartanburg, South Carolina

RAY OWENS – Network Engineering

  • M.B.A.—Business, Anderson University, Anderson, South Carolina
  • B.A., Business Information Systems, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina

THOMAS RIPALDI – General Education

  • M.O.S., Psychology, University of Detroit, Detroit, Michigan
  • B.S., Psychology, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan

ROBIN ROBINSON – Pharmacy Technician

  • Diploma, Pharmacy Technician, Greenville Technical College, Greenville, South Carolina

JAMES SCHOFIELD – General Education

  • M.O.A., Management and Supervision, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan
  • B.A., Social Studies, Canisius College, Buffalo, New York

BONNIE SHEPPARD – Medical Billing and Coding

  • B.A., Health Services Management, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina
  • B.S., Health Information Management, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

BRADLEY SIMMONS – Network Engineering

  • M.I.S., Information Systems, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, Virginia
  • B.S., Computer Science, United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado

LASHAWN SMALLS – Medical Assistant

  • Ph.D., Chiropractic, Sherman Chiropractic College, Spartanburg, South Carolina
  • B.S., Biology, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, South Carolina

RHONDA STARK – Cosmetology

  • Certificate, Methods Course, Academy of Hair Technology, Greenville, South Carolina
  • Certificate, Cosmetology, Florida Community College, Jacksonville, Florida

TONY TAYLOR – General Education

  • M.B.A., Business Administration, Webster University, St. Louis Missouri
  • B.S., Communication, Western Carolina University, Cullowee, North Carolina

STEPHEN WALKER – Medical Billing and Coding

  • Associates, Healthcare Reimbursement, Virginia College, Greenville, South Carolina
  • Certificate, Medical Billing and Coding, Virginia College, Greenville, South Carolina

GLORIA WARD – Business Administration/Medical Billing and Coding

  • M.B.A., Business Administration/ Accounting, Baker College, Flint Michigan
  • B.S., Individualized Studies, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan

SCOTT WHEELER – General Education

  • M.B.A., Human Resource Management, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • B.S., Industrial Administrative Management, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

CHRISTOPHER WHITE – General Education

  • M.O.E., Southern Wesleyan University, Central, South Carolina
  • B.A., English, Wofford College, Spartanburg, South Carolina

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