Meet Our Team

Diane L. Johnson

President

Amie Ader-Beeler

Vice President

Mary Beth Finn

Academic Dean

Linda Jenkins

Registrar

Kristina Arcutt

Admissions

Lynzie Johnson

It Coordinator

Rick Abshier

Instructor

M.A.R. Theological Studies, Reformed
Theological Seminary
C.A.S. Business Education and
Administration Services, Northern Illinois
University
M.B.A. Marketing, Benedictine University
B.A. Political Science, Benedictine University

Dr Darrien Bush

Instructor

Ph.D. Public Policy and Administration,
Walden University
MPA, Justice Administration, Columbus
State University
BA, Criminal Justice, St. Leo University

James Caplinger

Instructor

Ph.D., Interdisciplinary Arts, Ohio University
MAT, Teaching, Florida Atlantic University
BFA, Florida Atlantic University

Brenda Christensen

Brenda Christensen

Marketing Coordinator

MBA, University of
Utah BA, Public
Relations, BYU

Dr Gwen Dooley

Dr Gwen Dooley

Instructor

ABD Business Administration, Walden
University
EdD, Organizational Leadership, Nova
MPPA, Public Policy and Administration,
Jackson State University
BS, Office Administration, Jackson State
University

Deryl E. Gulliford RRT, RCT, MHA, FAAMA, FACCA

Deryl E. Gulliford RRT, RCT, MHA, FAAMA, FACCA

Instuctor

Distinguished Faculty of the Year- Columbia Southern University
William Newcomer Healthcare Executive of the Year for the United
States Ashland University-Best Practices in Online TeachingCertificate
University of Cincinnati- Community Health Administration and PlanningMHA
Ohio State University- Allied Medicine (Summa Cum Laude with
Distinction)

Greg Griggs

Greg Griggs

Instructor

Masters in Criminal Justice Executive Management, Anderson University
BS, Education, Workforce Education & Development, Southern Illinois University
AS, Public Service – Criminal Justice, Florence Darlington Technical College

Mica Griggs

Mica Griggs

Instructor

Master of Criminal Justice Forensic Science, Saint Leo University
BS, Criminology, Saint Leo University

Jordan Hudgens

Computer Science Curriculum Developer

Ph.D. in progress, Computer Science, Texas Tech University
BS, Computer Science, Grantham University

Ronda Jantz

Ronda Jantz

Instructor

Ph.D. candidate, International Business, University of Southern Mississippi
MS, Economics, Oklahoma State University
BS, Milling Science and Management, Kansas State University

Dr. Jill Legare

Dr. Jill Legare

Instructor

Ed.D Educational Leadership-Argosy University
MBA, Keller Graduate University
MA History, Claremont Graduate University
B.A. Journalism, Baylor University

Dr. Oleg Maksimov

Instructor

PhD, Chemistry, City University of New York
BS, Chemistry, City University of New York

Tina Miller

Tina Miller

Instructor

Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, National University
BS in Middle Childhood Education with Concentration in Language Arts and Mathematics,
Cleveland State University
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Slippery Rock University – studied English Literature, communications, and journalism

James Monroe

James Monroe

Instructor

Instructor of the Year- Indiana Business College
2003, 2005 Master Instructor for Microsoft Word
Core Certification MBA- Anderson University
B.S. Accounting- Indiana University

Dr. Pamela Parkinson

Dr. Pamela Parkinson

Instructor

Doctor of Jurisprudence, University of Utah
MA, Clinical Psychology, counseling,
University of Minnesota (Thesis not
completed)
BS, History, Political Science, Weber State
University

Stancel Phillips, MSCE

Stancel Phillips, MSCE

Instructor

MA, Education, University of Alabama at
Birmingham
BA, History, University of Alabama at
Birmingham

Dr Jon Rosa

Dr Jon Rosa

Instructor

Ed.D., Organizational Leadership,
Northcentral University
MA, Education-Electronic Learning, Trident
University International
MS, Health Science-Emergency and Disaster
Management, Trident University
International
BA, Security Management-Physical and
Workplace Security, American Military
University

Kris Sutton

Kris Sutton

Faculty

MS, Management and Leadership, Western
Governors University
MBA, Management and Strategy, Western
Governors University
BS, Finance, Western Governors University

Dr Jennifer Wallace

Dr Jennifer Wallace

Instructor

PhD, Educational Administration and
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Leadership, Jackson State University
MS, Education with Concentration in
English, Mississippi College
MS, Guidance and Counseling, Jackson
State University
BA, English and Journalism, Alcorn State
University

Dr Marc Weiss

Dr Marc Weiss

Instructor

Basic Instructor Certification- South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy and U.S.
Navy Blackboard Certification
Moodle Administration Certification
Police Officer Certification-Class III Officer, Advanced DUI Detection, Collision
Reconstructionist
Ph.D Public Policy and Administration- Andrew Jackson University
Master of Criminal Justice Administration
Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice