POSITION: Since 2010, President Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College (Eastern), a public institution with one campus in Moorefield, WV and one technical center in Petersburg, WV. Eastern serves six rural counties in Appalachia.
PREVIOUS: Served as vice president of workforce development and lifelong learning, Virginia Western Community College; workforce development, counselor, student services assistant, Southside Virginia Community College.
AFFILIATIONS: Hardy County Chamber of Commerce-Past President; Community Colleges of Appalachia-West Virginia representative, AACC Commission for Communications and Marketing and Hardy County Community Foundation; Member: Greater Cumberland Committee.
EDUCATION: Ph.D., Higher Education, Virginia Commonwealth University; M.S., College and Community Counseling, Longwood University; B.S., Urban and Regional Planning, East Carolina University.
OTHER: Contributor to Community College Leaders on Workforce Development-Opinions, Observations and Future Directions (Rowman & Littlefield, 2017). Awarded: 2016 Entrepreneurial President of the Year, National Council for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE) and 2016 Outstanding Community Service Award, Moorefield Lions Club.