Executive Leadership Team

Chris Hodges

Chancellor

Mark Pettus

President

Lynn Chatham

Hospitality Director and Guest Experience

Kay Hargrave

Executive Vice President of External Relations

Jordan Williamson

Chief Operating Officer

Gina Cox

Executive Vice President of Academics & Ministry Training

Chris Herndon

Chief Financial Officer

Blaine Lindsey

Executive Vice President of Communications & Marketing

Connor Darden

Special Assistant to the President

Highlands College Faculty

Dr. Matthew Benson, M.B.A., M.Div., D.Min.

Academic Dean | Professor of Communication Studies

Marguerite Armistead, M.A.

Professor of English Rhetoric and Composition

John Ball, M.A.T.S., M.Div.

Associate Professor of Biblical Studies

Stacey Benson, M.A.

Foundational Studies Department Chair | Assistant Professor of Social Sciences

Gina Cox, J.D., M.Div.

Executive Vice President of Academics and Ministry Training | Professor of Theological Studies

Dr. Chris Hanna, M.Div., Th.M, Ph.D.

Professor of Theological Studies

Scott Hill, M.A., M.L.I.S

Librarian

Trey Johnson, M.Div.

Adjunct Associate Professor of Biblical Studies

Sherrill Larson, M.Div.

Professor of Biblical Studies

Eric Parker, M.Div.

Assistant Professor of Theological Studies

Dr. Kristen Lushington, M.A., Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty

Katie Wilson, M.S.

Associate Professor of Mathematics

SEU Faculty

Mandy Beason, M.A., Ed.S.

Academic Director

Jay Brown, M.Ed.

Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Kevin Bussey, M.A., M.Div., D.Min.

Lecturer

John Cespedes, M.B.A., M.A.

Adjunct Faculty

TONI FORD, M.A., Ed.S., M.Ed.

Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Randy Hemphill, M.Div., D.Min.

Adjunct Faculty

Gabriel Hughes, M.Div.

Adjunct Faculty

Brandon Lazarre, M.Div.

Adjunct Faculty

Michael Mardis, M.B.A.

Adjunct Faculty

Kacey Moore, M.A.

Adjunct Faculty

Jackie Pettus, M.Div.

Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Kenda Rigdon, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty

J. Lee Ellison, M.A.M.L.

Executive Director of Ministry Training

Dr. Kristen Lushington, M.A., Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty

Jordyn Sanders, M.A.

Sommer Bradshaw, M.S.W.

Highlands College Evening Team

Paul Bullard

Evening Administrator

Daniel Baker

Ministry Training Coordinator of Evening

Mark Clement

Evening Director of Ministry Training

Ministry Training Team

J. Lee Ellison, M.A.M.L.

Executive Director of Ministry Training

John Ball, M.A.T.S., M.Div.

Practicum Director

Ben Kilgore

Ministry Leadership Coordinator

Hannah Carter

Ministry Training Support

Sarah Beth Joslin

Ministry Training Support

Seth Perkins

PRACTICUM DIRECTOR

Recruiting and Admissions Team

Michael Mardis

Executive Director of Enrollment Services

Bailey McCurdy

Director of Recruiting

Hamid Al-Dlaigan

Recruiting Coordinator

Duncan Carter

Traditional Program Admissions Coach

Kendyl Crooks

Evening Program Admissions Coach

Student Support Contacts

Perry Cash

Registrar

Matthew Brumfield

Controller & Dean of Student Accounts

Toni Ford

Student Life Coordinator

Warren Goings

Community Director

Derek Philips

Student Life Operational Support

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