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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


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

Angel Mason Director of Athletics 
B.A., Butler University; M.A. California University of Pennsylvania; Ed.D., Northcentral University

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; M.A., John Hopkins University


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

Jennifer Wright, Director of Advancement Marketing Operations & Services
B.S., Bentley University

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


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

Todd Bradford, Director of Facilities
B.S., University of West Georgia

Leah Cobb, Director of Auxiliary Initiatives & Partnerships
B.S., M.B.A. Berry College

Maggie Dent, Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Finance & Staff Accountant
B.S., Berry College

Debbie Emory, Director of Compliance, Auditing and Investment Services  
B.S., Shorter College

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

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 of Financial Services
B.B.A., Lincoln Memorial University; M.B.A., Berry College

Gary J. Will, Assistant Vice President for Campus Safety and Land Management
B.S., Miami University

Center for Personal and Professional Development

Marc Hunsaker, Dean of Personal & Professional Development
B.A., University of South Carolina, M.Div & MAEM, Covenant Seminary, Ph.D., Michigan State University

Nancy Burkett, Director of Career Development
B.A., University of Tennessee-Knoxville, M.A., University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Ed.S. The College of William & Mary

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

Mark Kozera, Director of Employer Engagement
B.A., Berry College; M.B.A., Berry College


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

Glenn Getchell, Director of Admission
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, Enrollment Engagement and Experiential Marketing 
B.Mus., Berry College; M.S., Georgia State University; M.N.A., University of Notre Dame

Amanda Swendsen, Director of Enrollment Operations and Strategy
B.A., Adrian College; MEd., Upper Iowa University 


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, Assistant Vice President for Digital Marketing and Communications
B.B.A., M.S.I.S., Kennesaw State University

Brant Sanderlin, Director of Photography & Video
Rhode Island School of Photography

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


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

Gabriel Barreneche, Dean of the Evans School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences; Professor of Spanish 
B.A., Boston College; M.A., University of California; Ph.D., University of California

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

Elizabeth Davis, Director of International Experiences 
B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University; Master of Education, Kent State University, Ph.D., Kent State 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

Alan Hughes, Interim Dean of the Charter School of Education and Human Sciences; Professor of Education 
B.A., Berea College; M.A., Western Kentucky University; Ph.D., University of Louisville

Sarah Kaufman, Associate Director of Academic Transition
B.M., University of Montevallo, M.M., Louisiana State University, Ph.D., DePaul University

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

Amanda Maloney, Director of South Rome Early Learning Center 

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

Kevin Renshler, Director, Center for Student Entrepreneurship & Enterprise Development
B.S., The Ohio State University, M.S., Miami University (Ohio), Ph.D., The Ohio State University 

Anna Sharpe, Associate Dean for Student Success 
B.A., Valdosta State University; M.A., University of Kentucky; PhD 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

Alice Suroviec, Dean of the School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences 
B.S., Allegheny College; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Laura A. Taylor, Director, Research and Sponsored Programs 
B.S., University of Denver; M.S, University of Tennessee


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

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

Michael McElveen, Assistant Dean of Student Wellness
B.S., M.S., Armstrong Atlantic State University

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

Haley Smith, Director of Student Diversity Initiatives and the Gate of Opportunity and Griswell Scholarships
B.S., Shorter University

Lauren Wehunt, Director of the Health Center 
B.S.N., M.S.N., D.N.P., University of Alabama at Birmingham

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