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Stephen R. Briggs, President  
B.A., Wake Forest University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

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

Erin Moniz, Director of Student Ministries 
B.S., Berry College; M.Div., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary

CHIEF OF STAFF

Debbie Heida Chief of Staff 
B.A., Mount Union College; M.A., The Ohio State University

Derek Taylor Interim Director of Athletics 
B.A., Westminster College; M.B.A. University of Mississippi

Casee Gilbert Director of Hospitality and Event Services 
B.A., Whittier College; M.S.W., University of Denver

Rachel McLucas Curator, Oak Hill and the Martha Berry Museum 
B.A., Berry College

ADVANCEMENT

Cyndi Court, Vice President for Advancement
B.Ed., York University; B.A., York University

Scott Breithaupt, Associate Vice President for Advancement
B.S., M.B.A., Berry College

Jean Druckenmiller, Director of Development
B.S., University of Tennessee; M.S., Georgia State University

Jeff Palmer, Director of Advancement Services  
B.A., M.B.A., Berry College

Jennifer K. Schaknowski, Director of Alumni Engagement and Philanthropic Marketing
B.A., Alma College

Stacey Jones Spillers, Director of Foundation Relations and Strategic Partnerships
B.S., Mississippi State University; M.S., Georgia State University

Rick Woodall, Director of Philanthropic Communications  
B.A., Berry College

BUSINESS AND FINANCE

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

Debbie Emory, Director of Compliance, Accounting and Investments  
B.S., Shorter College

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

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

Wayne Phipps, Director of Human Resources 
B.S., M.A., University of the Cumberlands; M.P.A., Kennesaw State University

R. Daniel Price, General Counsel, In-House 
B.S., Berry College; J.D., University of Georgia

Brad T. Reeder, Assistant Vice President for Financial Planning
B.B.A., Lincoln Memorial University; M.B.A., Berry College

Gary J. Will, Assistant Vice President for Campus Security and Emergency Response Management
B.S., Miami University

William L. Yeomans, Director of Forestry Operations

Center for Personal and Professional Development

Michael D. Burnes, Director of LifeWorks
B.S., U.S. Air Force Academy; M.S., Air Force Institute of Technology, Ed.D, University of Alabama

Mark Kozera, Director of Employer Development and Career Advisor for the Campbell School of Business and the Charter School of Education and Human Services
B.A., Berry College

Sue Tarpley, Director of the Career Center and Career Advisor for Math and Natural Sciences and undecided students
B.A., Baldwin-Wallace College; M.A., Bowling Green State University

ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT

Andrew Bressette, Vice President for Enrollment Management 
B.A., Assumption College; Ph.D., University of Virginia

Glenn Getchell, Director of Admission and Enrollment Engagement
B.A. University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth; MED, Springfield College

Noemi Sarrion-Cortes, Director of Financial Aid
B.S., University of the Balearic Islands; MBA., Berry College

Kinsey Stout, Director, Marketing Communications and Event Strategy 
B.Mus., Berry College; M.S., Georgia State University; M.N.A., University of Notre Dame

Amanda Swendsen, Associate Director of Financial Aid;
B.A., Adrian College; MEd., Upper Iowa University 

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

MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS

Nancy Rewis, Vice President for Marketing and Communications
B.S., University of Mississippi

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

Cameron S. Jordan, Director of Digital Marketing and Media 
B.B.A., M.S.I.S., Kennesaw State University

Chris Reinolds Kozelle, Director of Public Relations 
B.S., University of Kansas

PROVOST

Mary K. Boyd, Provost; Professor of Chemistry 
B.Sc., Ph.D., University of Toronto

Karen L. Bachus, Director, Berry College Child Development Center 
B.S., Eastern Illinois University; M.Ed., Lesley University

Christopher Borda, Director of International Experiences 
B.S., Florida State University; M.Ed., Grand Valley State University

Gary W. Breton, 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

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

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

Lindsey Davis, Director, Office of Undergraduate Research, Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Berry College; Ph.D., Wake Forest University

Casey DexterDirector, Center for Teaching Excellence & Faculty Development, Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., Albion College; M.A., Wayne State University; Ph.D., Wayne State University

Pam Dunagan, Director of Nursing Program and Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Jacksonville State University; M.S.N., University of West Georgia; Ph.D., Mercer University

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

Lori Frederick, Director of Berry College Elementary and Middle School 
B.S., Berry College; M.Ed., Berry College

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

Joyce Heames, Dean of the Campbell School of Business; Professor of Management 
B.S., Samford University;
 M.B.A., Samford University; Ph.D, University of Mississippi

Lauren Heller, Director of Honors Program; Associate Professor of Economics  
B.A., Capital University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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

Susan Logsdon-Conradsen, Director of Women's Studies; Associate Professor of Psychology 
B.A., University of Georgia; M.A., Ph.D., University of Louisville

Jacqueline M. McDowell, Assistant Provost of External Relations; 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

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

Chris Mingone, Director of Pre-Med Advising, Clinical Assistant Professor of Health Professions
B.A., Rochester Institute of Technology; M.S., New York Medical Center; Ph.D., New York Medical Center

Melissa Mullins, Director of Writing Center; Lecturer in English
B.A., Portland State University; M.A., Portland State University

Teri Oberg, Director of South Rome Early Learning Center 
B.A., University of South Carolina; M.A., Columbia College

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

Anna Sharpe, Director of the Academic Success Center   
B.A., Valdosta State University; M.A., University of Kentucky; ABD University of Kentucky

David F. Slade, Associate Provost / Dean of Academic Services; Associate Professor of World Languages and Cultures
B.A., Berry College; M.A., University of Kentucky; Ph.D., Emory University

STUDENT AFFAIRS

Lindsey Taylor, Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean of Students 
B.A., Valdosta State University; M.A., University of Mississippi

Cecily Crow, Director of Student Activities 
B.A., Berry College; M.E.D., University of South Carolina

Emma Cordle, Director of the Health Center 
B.S.N., Jacksonville State University; M.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham

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

Meredith Johnson, Assistant Dean of Students and Whitehead Scholars Coordinator 
B.S., Berry College; M.Ed, Harvard University

Michael McElveen, Director of Health, Wellness & Recreation
B.S., M.S., Armstrong Atlantic State University

Lindsay Norman, Associate Dean of Students
B.A., Berry College; M.A., Appalachian State University

Chon’tel Washington, Director, Student Diversity Initiatives
B.A., Hamilton College; M.B.A., Brandeis University

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