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College Administration


Stephen R. Briggs, President
      B.A., Wake Forest University;
      Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.
      Employed since 2006
      Chief of Staff

Chief of Staff

Alexander W. Whitaker IV, Chief of Staff and Secretary to the Board
      B.A., Berry College;
      J.D., University of Virginia;
      LL.M., Georgetown University;
      M.A.R., Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry.
      Employed since 2007

Shannon Biggers, Director of Creative Services
      B.S., Berry College.
      Employed since 1985

Jonathan Huggins, Chaplain
      B.S., Shorter College;
      M.A., Wheaton College Graduate School;
      M.A.R., Reformed Theological Seminary;
      Ph.D., University of Stellenbosch.

      Employed since 2010

Erin Moniz, Director of Student Ministries
      B.S., Berry College.
      Employed since 2013 

Cameron S. Jordan, Director of E-communication Services
      B.B.A., M.S.I.S., Kennesaw State University.
      Employed since 2001

Chris Reinolds Kozelle, Director of News and Editorial Services
      B.S., University of Kansas.
      Employed since 2010

Jeanne E. Mathews, Assistant VP Public Relations and Marketing
      B.A., University of Tennessee;
      M.P.A., University of West Georgia.

      Employed since 2006

Alan Storey, Director Community Relations & Photography Services
      A.B.J., University of Georgia.
      Employed 1972-74, again since 1976

Timothy Brown, Director, Oak Hill and Martha Berry Museum
      B.A., University of Georgia.
      Employed since 2012  


Bettyann M. O'Neill, Vice President for Advancement
      B.A., Rutgers University;
      M.B.A., Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

      Employed since 1994

Scott Breithaupt, Assistant VP Campaign and Leadership Giving
      B.S., M.B.A., Berry College.
      Employed since 1992

Karilon Rogers, Director Philanthropic Communications
      B.S., Ohio University.
      Employed 2001-05, again since 2007

Chris Watters, Director of Alumni Relations
      B.S., Berry College;
      M.B.A., Georgia State University.
      Employed since 2007

Rick Woodall, Director of Campaign Promotions and Advancement Communications
      B.A., Berry College.
      Employed since 2004

Brenda A. Woods, Director Advancement Services
      B.S., Kennesaw State University;
      M.B.A., Berry College.
      Employed since 2000

Jacqueline M. McDowell, Interim Director of Alumni Resource Development and Dean of Charter School of Education & Human Sciences
      Ph.D, Kent State University.
      Employed since 1992

Business and Finance

Brian Erb, Vice President for Finance
      B.S., Rutgers University;
      M.B.A., Mount St. Mary's College.
      Employed since 2003

Bobby L. Abrams, Director of Campus Safety
      Employed since 1987 

Drew Allison, Director of Enterprise Systems
      B.S., Southern Wesleyan University.
      Employed since 2008 

Brad Barris, Director of Purchasing
      B.A., Evangel College.
      Employed since 2000  

Debbie Emory, Director of Accounting and Investments
      B.S., Shorter College.
      Employed since 1982

Penny Evans-Plants, Chief Information Officer
      B.A., Berry College;
      M.S.I.S., Kennesaw State University.
      Employed since 1990

Tom Hocut, Director of Network Operations
      B.A., Georgia State University.
      Employed since 2009

Mark Hopkins, Director of Physical Plant
      B.S., Berry College.
      Employed since 1998

Harold Nally, Director of Human Resources
      B.A., University of Kentucky;
      M.P.A., Kentucky State University;
      M.Ed., Xavier University.
      Employed since 2005

Brad T. Reeder, Director of Financial Planning
      B.B.A., Lincoln Memorial University;
      M.B.A., Berry College;
      Employed since 2012

Alan Robinson, Director of Telecommunications & Network Facilities 

Ellen Sisler, Director of Enterprise Systems Support
      Employed since 1986   

William L. Yeomans, Director of Forestry Operations
      Employed since 2006            

Enrollment Management

Gary Waters, Vice President for Enrollment Management
      B.A., Berry College;
      M.B.A., Berry College;

      Ed.D., University of Alabama.
      Employed since 1984

Michael D. Burnes, Director of Student Work Operations 
      B.S., U.S. Air Force Academy;
      M.S., Air Force Institute of Technology.
      Employed since 2005

Brett E. Kennedy, Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Management
      B.A., Birmingham-Southern College;
      M.A., The University of Alabama.
      Employed since 2008

W. Rufus Massey Jr., Dean of Student Work
      B.S., Berry College;
      M.Ed., University of West Georgia.
      Employed 1976-1986, again since 2002

Marcia R. McConnell, Director of Financial Aid
      B.S., Berry College;
      M.Ed., Mississippi State University.
      Employed since 2009

Sue Tarpley, Director of Career Center
      B.A., Baldwin-Wallace College;
      M.A., Bowling Green State University.
      Employed 1984-1986, 1987-2002, again since 2007

Timothy H. Tarpley, Director of Operations
      A.A., Reinhardt College;
      B.A., LaGrange College.
      Employed since 1981


Kathy Brittain Richardson, Provost
      B.A. Shorter College;
      M.A. University of Georgia;

      Ph.D., University of Georgia.
      Employed since 1986   

Debra Belvin, Director of Berry College Elementary and Middle School
      M.A., Xavier University;
      Employed since 2000

Andrew Bressette, Associate Provost and Dean of Academic Services; Associate Professor of Chemistry
      B.A., Assumption College;
      Ph.D., University of Virginia.
      Employed since 1998 

Brian Carroll, Director of Honors Program
      B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill;
      M.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro;
      Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
      Employed since 2003

Laurie Chandler, Director, Bonner Center for Community Engagement
      B.A., Berry College;
      M.P.A., Kennesaw State University.
      Employed since 1997

Gary W. Breton, Interim Dean of the School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences
      Fuller E. Callaway Professor of Chemistry
      B.S., State University of New York-Stony Brook;
      Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
      Employed since 1994

Donna Davin, Director of Faculty Research and Sponsored Programs
      B.A., University of Mississippi;
      M.P.A., Southern Illinois University.
      Employed since 1995

Bryce Durbin, Registrar and Director of Institutional Research
      B.S., North Georgia College;
      M.A., Appalachian State University;
      Ed.D, Vanderbilt University.
      Employed since 2008

Sarah Egerer, Director of International Programs
      B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College;
      M.S., Georgia State University;
      M.B.A., Berry College.
      Employed since 2003

John Grout, Dean of the Campbell School of Business
      B.S., Brigham Young University;
      Ph.D, Penn State University.
      Employed since 1997

Sherre L. Harrington, Director of Memorial Library
      B.A., M.L., University of South Carolina.
      Employed since 2009

Nancy Mercer, Assistant Dean and M.B.A. Director Campbell School of Business
      B.B.A., Kennesaw State University;
      M.P.S., Tulane University.
      Employed since 2005

Thomas D. Kennedy, Dean of the Evans School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences;
      Professor of Philosophy
      B.A., Calvin College;
      Ph.D., University of Virginia.
      Employed since 2007

Karen Kurz, Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies in Education
      B.S., State University of New York, College at Geneseo;
      M.S., Nazareth College; Ph.D., West Virginia University.
      Employed since 1995

Susan Logsdon-Conradsen, Director of Women's Studies
      B.A., University of Georgia;
      M.A., Ph.D., University of Louisville.
      Employed since 1998

Jacqueline M. McDowell, Dean of the Charter School of Education and Human Sciences;
      Professor of Education
      B.S., M.Ed., University of Akron;
      Ph.D., Kent State University.
      Employed since 1992

Katherine Powell, Director of the Office of First-Year Experience
      B.A., St. Joseph College;
      M.A., Middlebury College.
      Employed since 1989

Ann Tankersley, Director of Berry College Child Development Center
      B.S., Shorter College;
      M.Ed., Berry College.
      Employed since 1999

Vanice Roberts, Dean of Nursing
      Professor of Nursing
      B.S.N., Mississippi University for Women;
      M.S.N., Georgia State University;
      D.S., University of Alabama-Birmingham.
      Employed since 2012

Martha Van Cise, Director of the Academic Support Center
     A.B., M.Ed., Mercer University.
     Employed since 1984

Student Affairs

Debbie Heida, Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean of Students
      B.A., Mount Union College;
      M.A., The Ohio State University.
      Employed since 2004

Thomas Hart, Director of Athletics 
      B.S., Niagara University;
      M.A., United States International University.
      D.Mgt., Webster University.
      Employed since 2013

Julie Bumpus, Associate VP for Student Affairs and Associate Dean of Students
      B.S., M.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
      Employed since 1999

Cecily Crow, Director of Student Activities
      B.A., Berry College;
      M.E.D., University of South Carolina.
      Employed 1994-96, again since 2002

Anita P. Errickson, Director of Health and Wellness Center
      A.D.N., Dalton College.
      Employed 1994-2002, again since 2004

Marshall Jenkins, Director of Counseling
      A.B., Davidson College;
      Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
      Employed since 1987

Lindsey Taylor, Assistant Dean of Students for Residence Life
      B.A., Valdosta State University;
      M.A., University of Mississippi.
      Employed since 2005

Tasha Toy, Director of Multicultural & International Student Programs
      B.A., M.A., North Carolina Central University;
      Ph.D., Seton Hall University.
      Employed since 2009


For additional staff listings, please see the appropriate areas on the various departmental pages on the Berry Web site.

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