College Directory

The Beacon College College Directory provides contact information for administrators, faculty, and staff.

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Linda Allison
Acting Director of Human Resources
B.S., Strayer University: Liberal Arts
Email: lallison@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9820

John Adams
Director of Student Citizenship & Integrity
B.A., Berea College: History
M.S., University of Kentucky: Education
Doctoral Program: University of Kentucky: Educational Policy/Evaluation (in progress)
Email: jadams@beaconcollege.edu
Phone:  352-638-9757 Ext: 235

Anthony Aloi
IT Specialist
B.S., Mercy College: Computer Science (in progress)
Email: aaloi@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9790

Sherri Aloi
Sr. Assistant to the Vice President of Finance and Human Resources
A.A., Western International University: Business
Email: saloi@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9795

Ronna Arnold
Accounting Assistant
Email: rarnold@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-787-2521

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Jeffrey Baird
Director of Campus Safety
B.A., Mansfield University: Criminal Justice Administration
M.S., Philadelphia University: Disaster Medicine & Management
Email: jbaird@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9723/352-272-8572 (Cell)

Wayne Bala
Director of Athletics, Fitness, and Recreation
B.A., King’s College: Criminal Justice
M.S., Grand Canyon University: General Psychology
Email: wbala@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9714/352-406-7905 (Cell)

Bill Baldwin
Personal Trainer
Certified Trainer
B.A., Beacon College: Human Services
Email: bbaldwin@beaconcollege.edu

Russ Bellamy
Department Chair – Studio Arts
Professor – Studio Arts / Mason Art Gallery Director
B.A., Georgetown College: Fine Arts
M.F.A., University of Cincinnati: Fine Arts
Email: rbellamy@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9741

Anya Bernstein
Assistive Technology Specialist
B.A., Loras College: Social Work & Psychology
M.S.W., Saint Ambrose University: Social Work
Email: abernstein@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9827

Dustin Boise
Associate Professor – Studio Arts
A.S., Southwestern Oklahoma State University
B.F.A., University of Central Oklahoma: Printmaking/ Graphic Design
M.F.A., University of Cincinnati
Email: dboise@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9726

James Borden
Community Educator/Adjunct Professor
B.A., Stonehill College: History and Education
M.A., Bridgewater State College: Criminal Justice
Email: jborden@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9825

Dr. Andrea Brode
Consultant on International Programs
B.S., Franklin Pierce College: Liberal Studies
M.B.A., Franklin Pierce College: Leadership
D.A., Franklin Pierce University: Leadership
Email: abrode@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 603-313-0886

Brenda Brown
Transportation – Driver
Class B CDL with Passenger Endorsement
Email: bbrown@beaconcollege.edu

David Brown
Data Collection & Reporting Specialist
B.A., University of Lancaster, England: History/Economics
Diploma in Education, University of the West Indies
Email: dbrown@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9747

Jodi Brubaker
Instructor – Mathematics
B.S., University of Florida: Mathematics
M.A., University of Central Florida: Mathematics Education
Email: jbrubaker@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-787-1525

Derick Bugg
Learning Specialist/Academic Advisor
B.A., Warner Southern College: Organizational Management
M.A., Argosy University: Mental Health Counseling
Email: dbugg@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-787-6306

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Tiffany Calderara
Learning Specialist and Academic Advisor
Sophomore Level Lead
B.A., Southern Oregon University: English & Writing
M.Ed., University of Alaska Fairbanks: Special Education
Post Graduate Certificate in Leadership Education
Email: tcalderara@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9743

Dr. Patricia Campbell
Assistant Department Chair/Associate Professor of Humanities
B.A., Slippery Rock University: English
M.A., Slippery Rock University: English
Ph.D., University of Florida: English
Email: pcampbell@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9805

Shirley Carvajal
Transportation – Driver
Class B CDL with Passenger Endorsement
Email: scarvajal@beaconcollege.edu

Jennifer Castilloveitia
Learning Specialist/Academic Advisor
A.S., Seminole Community College: Anthropology
B.S.S., Arizona State University: Anthropology
M.O.T., A.T. Still University: Occupational Therapy
Email: jcastilloveittia@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9727

Daniel Cenotti
Safety Officer
Email: dcenotti@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9799

Erin Chambers
Instructional Designer
B.S., University of Phoenix: Business & Marketing
M.S., Southern New Hampshire University: Marketing
Email: ebisanti@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9748

Dr. Kevin Chandler
Assistant Professor – Mathematics
B.S., Oakland University: Mechanical Engineering
M.S., Oakland University: Mechanical Engineering
Ed.D., University of Orlando: Educational Leadership
Email: kchandler@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9772

Dr. Shelly Chandler
Provost
B.A., Oakland University: Psychology
M.S., Troy State University: Counseling & Psychology
Ph.D., Barry University: Educational Leadership & Counseling Specialization
Email: schandler@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9710

Larry Cherry
Life Skills Educator
A.A., Seminole State College: Business Administration
Email: lcherry@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9810/352-396-3220 (cell)

Daejianna Clairborne
Residential Director
B.A., SUNY College: Politics, Economics, and Law
Email: dclairborne@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-787-0623

Kyle Close
Coordinator of Club and Recreational Sports
B.S., Louisiana State University: Sports Administration
M.S., Eastern Kentucky University: Physical Recreation
Email: kclose@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9714

Brian Cobb
Vice President of Finance and Strategic Priorities/CFO
B.A., Olivet College: Business Administration
M.S., Antioch New England Graduate School: Organization Management
Email: bcobb@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-787-2193

Tekayiha Coleman
Life Skills Educator
B.A., Lake-Sumter State College: Business
A.A., Valencia Community College: General Studies
CNA, Lake Technical Center: Certified Nursing Assistant
Email: tcoleman@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9745

Desmond Coryatt
Associate Director of Admissions Systems & Operations
B.S., Stetson University: Psychology
Email: dcoryatt@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9738

Matthew Cupach
Instructor – Computer Information Systems – Web and Digital Media
B.A., Cleveland State University: Communications and Dramatic Arts
M.A., University of Akron: Mass Media Communications
Email: mcupach@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9760

Bryan Cushing
Instructor – Anthrozoology
B.A., Stoney Brook University: Environmental Humanities; Cultural Anthropology
M.S., Canisius College: Anthrozoology
Email: bcushing@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9816

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Heather R. Daly
Assistant Director of Admissions
B.A., Beacon College: Computer Information Systems Web & Digital Media track
Email: hreed@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-6901

Richard Davidson
Writing Center Director
A.A., Lake Sumter Community College: English/Education
B.A., Saint Leo University: English Advanced Literary Studies
M.A., University of South Florida: English Education
Email: rdavidson@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638- 9782

Rosemarie DeJarnett
Instructor – Reading and Literacy
A.S., Florida State University
B.S., University of Central Florida: Elementary Education
M.Ed., University of Central Florida: Reading Education
Email: rdejarnett@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-787-0626

Michaele DiDonato
Enrollment Administrative Assistant
Email: mdidonato@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9731

Gretchen Dreimiller
Director of Library Resources
B.A., Wingate University: English
M.A., Boston College: English and American Literature
MLIS, University of South Florida: Library and Information Science
Email: gdreimiller@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9754

Dwight Duckins
Internship & Cooperative Education Coordinator
Email: dduckins@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-787-5464

Dr. Melody Duckins
Internship & Cooperative Education Coordinator
B.A., Berklee College of Music: Music Business
M.A., Western New Mexico University: Education and Psychology
Ed.D., Southwestern College: Educational Leadership
Email: mduckins@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-787-1658

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Cynthia Eckhart
Student Accounts Specialist
Email: ceckhart@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9728

Gerald Emery
Sodexo Dining Services – Administrative
Email: gemery@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9829

Theresa Elliott
Director of Career Development
B.S., Palm Beach Atlantic University: Organizational Management
Email: telliott@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9821

Daisy Estrada
Regional Recruitment Representative
B.A., Concordia University, Canada: Political Science, International Relations, French
Email: destrada@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-801- 3932

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Michael Fallon
Instructor and Business & Technology Coordinator
B.S., Florida Southern College: Business Administration
M.A., Webster University: Marketing
M.A., Webster University: Management & Leadership
DBA, Northcentral University: Marketing (In Progress)
Email: mfallon@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9711

Dr. James Fleming
Department Chair – Business & Technology
Professor – Business & Technology
B.A., Saint Leo College: Psychology/Computer Information Systems
M.S., National-Louis University: Management
D.B.A. University of Sarasota: Business Administration/Information Systems
Email: jfleming@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9712

Dr. Gilbert Franco
Assistant Professor – Psychology
B.A., University of California at San Diego: Psychology
M.A., Alliant International University: Marriage and Family Therapy M.S., Walden University: Organizational Psychology
Ph.D., Walden University: I/O Psychology
Email: gfranco@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9742

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Haley Garland
Evening Receptionist
Email: hgarland@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9708

William Gledhill
Transition Counselor
B.S., Franciscan University: Clinical Psychology
Certification: Social Science Education
Email: wgledhill@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9762

Ryan Godwin
Learning Specialist/Academic Advisor
Freshman Level Lead
B.S., Florida State University: History
B.S.W., University of Central Florida: Social Work
M.S.W., University of Central Florida: Social Work
Email: rgodwin@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9720

Samantha Gordon
Associate Director of Enrollment Marketing & Recruitment Planning
B.A., University of Connecticut: Communication Sciences
Email: sgordon@beaconcollege.edu

Ali Griffith
Counselor
B.S., University of North Florida: Communications
M.S., Palm Beach Atlantic University: Counselor Education
E-mail: agriffith@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-787-4616

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Dr. George Hagerty
President
B.A., Stonehill College: Political Science/International Affairs
Ed.M., Harvard University: Education Policy and Finance
Ed.D., Harvard University: Administration, Planning and Social Policy
Email: ghagerty@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9764

Dr. Oksana Hagerty
Director for Student Success/Learning Specialist/Academic Advisor
B.A., Dniepropetrovsk National University: Applied Psychology
M.A., Dniepropetrovsk National University: Applied Psychology
Ph.D., Kharkiv National University: Educational & Developmental Psychology
Email: ohagerty@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9780

Jennifer Haines-Bennett
Administrative Assistant to Associate VP of Student Engagement & Success
B.A., University of Wyoming: Dual major Elementary and Special Education
Email: jbennett@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9813

Tanya Harris-Rocker
Learning Specialist/Academic Advisor
B.S., University of South Florida: English Education
M.A., University of Phoenix: Organization Management
Email: tharrisrocker@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-787-7249

Aaron Hawkins
Learning Specialist/ Academic Advisor
B.A., University of Central Florida: Psychology
M.S.W., University of Central Florida: Social Work
Email: ahawkins@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9775

Dale Herold
Vice President of Admissions & Enrollment Management
B.A., Molloy College: Communication Arts
Email: dherold@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9778

Dr. Christopher Huff
Associate Professor – History
B.A., Juniata College: History and Political Science
M.A., University of Texas at San Antonio: History
M.A., University of Georgia: History
Ph.D., University of Georgia: History
Email: chuff@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9758

James Humphrey
Sodexo – General Manager Food Services
Email: jhumphrey@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9794

Teri Hunter
Instructor and Hospitality Management Coordinator
B.S., University of South Florida: Hospitality Management
M.S., University of Central Florida: Hospitality and Tourism Management
Email: thunter@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9802

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Christopher Irving
Senior Instructor – English
B.A., Florida Atlantic University: English Literature and Multimedia Studies
M.F.A., Florida Atlantic University: English: Creative Writing
Email: cirving@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9734

Dr. Zachary Isrow
Coordinator of Humanities
Assistant Professor – Humanities
B.A., Aurora University: Philosophy
M.A., University of Chicago: Philosophy
Sc.D., Alma Mater Europaea: Humanities
Email: zisrow@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9822

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Beverly Johnson
Learning Specialist/Academic Advisor
B.A., University of North Carolina at Charlotte: Social Work
M.S., University of Texas at Arlington: Social Work
Email: beverlyjohnson@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9771

Mikecia Johnson
Campus Safety Officer
Certified Correctional Officer
Email: mjohnson@beaconcollege.edu

Eric Johnston
Director of Transportation
Email: ejohnston@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9784

Rashad Joiner
Center for Student Success Office Coordinator-Student Support
B.A., Beacon College: Interdisciplinary Studies
Email: rjoiner@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9757

Nathan Judge
Recreation Specialist
B.A., Beacon College: Human Services
Email: njudge@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9714

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Brian Kaminski
IT Specialist
B.A., Beacon College: Computer Information Systems – IS Track
Email: bkaminski@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9781

Richard Killion
Vice President for Institutional Advancement
B.A., Stonehill College: Economics
M.P.A., George Mason University: Public Administration
Email: rkillion@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9801

Stephanie Knight
Director of Admissions & Financial Aid
B.A., Florida Southern College: Mass Communications and History
M.Ed., Northeastern University College of Professional Studies: Higher Education Administration
Email: sknight@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9730

Dr. Patricia Konovalov
Associate Professor – Learning Essentials
B.S.W., Ferris State University: Social Work
B.A., Marygrove College: History
M.A., Central Michigan University: Human Development and Family Studies
Ed.D., Ferris State University
Email: pkonovalov@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9815

Lydia Kritzman
Residence Director
B.S., Bethel College: Bio-Chemistry
Email: lkritzman@beaconcollege.edu

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Raechel Lafountain
Adjunct Professor – Humanities
A.A., Lake Sumter State College: Secondary Education – Social Science
B.A., University of Central Florida: Secondary Education – Social Science
M.A., Norwich University: American History
Email: rlafountain@beaconcollege.edu

Jeffrey La Sane
Campus Safety Officer
Class D Security Officer License
Email: jlasane@beaconcollege.edu

Cynthia Lepore
Executive Assistant to the Provost
B.A., Fitchburg State University: English
Email: clepore@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9804

Esteban Lopez
Director of Cooperative Education
B.S., Pontifical Catholic University: Economics
M.S., Southern New Hampshire University: Finance
M.S., Southern New Hampshire University: Community Economic Development
Email: elopez@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9719

Cathy Lutes
Administrative Assistant to Director of Library Resources
A.A., Beacon College: Business Management
B.A., Southeastern University: Business Administration
Email: clutes@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9763

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Frederica Mack
Learning Specialist/ Academic Advisor
B.S., Kaplan University: Business Administration
M.Ed., Grand Canyon University: Special Education
Email: fmack@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-787-7755

Dana Manzo
Director of Counseling
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
B.S., New York Institute of Technology: Psychology
M.S., Palm Beach Atlantic University: Counseling Psychology
Email: dmanzo@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9751

Maria Marcano-Ramirez
Learning Specialist/ Academic Advisor
B.A., University of Puerto Rico: Psychology
M.A., University of Puerto Rico: Rehabilitation Counseling
Email: mmarcanoramirez@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9752

Craig Marcus
Associate Dean of Students
B.S., Northern Illinois University: Communications – Organizational/Corporate
M.S., Northern Illinois University: Adult & Higher Education
D.Phil., Louisiana State University: Educational Leadership/Research
Email: cmarcus@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9786

Dr. Andrea Marsden
Associate Professor – Human Services & Psychology
B.A., University of Missouri: Psychology
M.A., University of Missouri: Psychology
Ph.D., University of Missouri: Industrial/ Organizational Psychology
Email: amarsden@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9776

Jennifer Mathews
Campus Safety Officer
Email: jmathews@beaconcollege.edu

Carolynn McGillicuddy
Transition Counselor
B.A., Pace University: Psychology
M.S., Mercy College: Counseling
Email: cmcillicuddy@beaconcollege.edu

Tracey McKoy
Receptionist
Email: tmckoy@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9769

Kelly “Gigi” Meeks
Student Center/Bookstore Manager
A.S., Colby Community College: Radio Broadcasting
Email: kgallagher@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9753

Ashley Milito
Transition Counselor
B.A., Keane University: Psychology
M.A., Argosy University: Forensic Psychology
Email: amilito@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9814

Wilfred Mirville
Adjunct Professor – Computer Information Systems: IS Track
B.S.., Hodges University: Computer Information Technology – Networking/Security
M.S., Hodges University: Computer Information Technology – Networking Technologies
M.S., Hodges University: Information Systems Management – Information Assurance
Email: wmelville@beaconcollege.edu

Jennifer Mizowek
Institutional Advancement – Administrative Assistant
B.A., Beacon College: Business Management
Email: jmizowek@beaconcollege.edu

Sommer Mooneyhan
Counselor
B.A., University of Central Florida
M.A., Webster University: Mental Health Counseling
Email: smooneyhan@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9766

Christine Morris
Assistant Director of Finance & Accounting
B.S., Park University: Management Accounting
Email: cmorris@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-787-0623

Alexander Morris-Wood
Director of Transition Services & Outreach
B.A., Connecticut College: History & American Studies
M.S., Post University: Mental Health Counseling
Email: amorriswood@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9777/352-531-6140

Steven Moulden
Adjunct Professor – Computer Information Systems: IS Track
B.Tech., American InterContinental University: Computer Forensics
M.I.T., American InterContinental University: Internet Security
Email: smoulden@beaconcollege.edu

Kelly Mouriz
Counselor
B.A., University of Maryland: Counseling Psychology
M.A., Webster University: Counseling Psychology
M.S.W., University of Kansas: Social Work
Email: kmouriz@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9732

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Dr. Nicoletta Nance
Associate Professor – Human Services & Psychology
B.A., Youngstown State University: Psychology
MS.Ed., Youngstown State University: Counseling
Ph.D., Capella University: Human Services
Email: nnance@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9746

Dr. Raymond Nault
Writing Center Consultant
A.A., Grays Harbor Community College: English
B.A., University of Odense Denmark: English
B.A., Washington State University: English
M.A., University of Copenhagen: Classical Hebrew
Ph.D., University of Odense: English/Linguistics
Email: rnault@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9749

Ryan Nesbitt
Campus Safety Officer
Email: rnesbitt@beaconcollege.edu

Dr. William Nesbitt
Professor – Humanities and Literature
B.A., Thomas University: English
M.A., Valdosta State University: Literature
Ph.D., Florida State University: Literature
Email: wnesbitt@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9717

Brenda Newkirk
Instructor – Computer Information Systems
B.S., International College: Computer Science
M.S., Hodges University: Management Information Systems
Doctoral Studies Keiser University: Instructional Design
Email: bnewkirk@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9715

Sheryl Nichols
Associate Vice President of Student Engagement and Success
B.S., State University of New York at Oneonta: Business Economics
M.A., Regent University: Human Services Counseling
Ph.D., Regent University: Counseling (in process)
Email: snichols@beaconcollege.edu

Phone: 352-638-9724

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Dr. Brian Ogle
Department Chair – Humanities and General Education
Associate Professor – Anthrozoology
A.A.S., Iowa Western Community College: Veterinary Technology
B.S., Bellevue University: Adult Education & Training
M.S., Canisius College: Anthrozoology
Ph.D., University of Central Florida: Education
Email: bogle@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9716

Marlene O’Toole
Managing Director of Collegiate Transitions
Email: motoole@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9812

Darryl E. Owens
Director of Communication
B.A., Journalism, Howard University
Email: dowens@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9789
Cell: 407-335-1455

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Gavin Palmer
Community Educator
A.A., Southern Maine Community College: Business Administration
Email: gpalmer@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9791

Keri Jo Pannella
Director of Institutional Development
B.A., Warner Southern College: Organizational Management
Email: kphillips@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9768
Cell: 407-467-5626

Serena Partlow
Writing Center Consultant
A.A., University of Alaska Southeast – General Program
A.S., University of Alaska Southeast – General Science
B.S., Beacon College: Anthrozoology
Email: spartlow@beaconcollege.edu

Kimberlee Paul
Learning Specialist/ Academic Advisor
B.S., Bowling Green State University: Education
M.A., Baldwin-Wallace College: Education/Reading
Email: kpaul@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9725

Dr. Richard Perrone
Department Chair – Human Services & Psychology
Associate Professor – Human Services & Psychology
B.A., Saint Leo University: Human Services
B.S., Regis University: Business Administration
M.S., University of Oklahoma: Human Relations
Ph.D., Capella University: Human Services/Social Work and Community Resources
Email: rperrone@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9739

Mary-Anne Primack
Assistant Professor – Humanities & General Education
A.A., Santa Fe College: Education
B.S., Florida State University: English Education
M.S., Florida State University: English Education
Ed.S, University of Florida: Educational Leadership
Ed.D, University of Florida: Educational Leadership
Email: mprimack@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-787-2912

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Ken Ramella
Sodexo – Physical Plant Director
Email: kramella@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9703

Vilma Ramirez
Instructor: Business and Technology
B.A., Baruch College: Computer Information Systems
M.S., University of Arizona: Management Information Systems
Email: vramirez@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9817

Ray Ramos
Sodexo – Maintenance Supervisor
E-mail: rramos@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-973-3189

Katy Reinke
Assistant Director of Transition Services & Outreach
B.A., Florida Gulf Coast University: Communications
M.S., Eastern Illinois University: College Student Affairs
Email: kreinke@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-787-7547

Samantha Resnick
Career Advisor
B.A., Beacon College: Human Services
Email: sresnick@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9808

Lakeishia Richardson
Residential Director
B.A., Livingstone College: History
Email: lrichardson@beaconcollege.edu
Phone:352-787-0845

David Rix
Shuttle Driver
Class A CDL

Marc Roberts
Instructor – English
B.A., Southern Connecticut State University: English/Creative Writing
M.A., University of Massachusetts: American Literature/Composition
Email: mroberts@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9704

Dr. Leigh Camacho Rourks
Assistant Professor – English
B.A., Southeastern Louisiana University: Humanities
M.A., Southeastern Louisiana University: English
M.F.A., Pacific University: Creative Writing
Ph.D., University of Louisiana at Lafayette: English and Creative Writing
Email: lrourks@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9735

Roufiou Rousseau
Campus Safety Officer
Email: rrousseau@beaconcollege.edu

Juan Ruiz
Transportation – Driver
Class B CDL with Passenger Endorsement
Email: jruiz@beaconcollege.edu

Sandi Rysell
Director of Finance & Accounting
CPA
B.A., Bowling Green State University: Accounting
Email:  srysell@beaconcollege.edu
Phone:  352-638-9756

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Dr. Gisela Salas
Assistant Professor – Business and Technology
B.S., Florida International University: Criminal Justice
M.B.A., University of Miami
Ph.D., Lynn University: Philosophy in Global Leadership/Corporate/Organization Mgmt.
Email: gsalas@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-787-1341

Carrie Santaw
Registrar
A.S., Community College of Vermont: Administrative Management
A.S., Community College of Vermont: Accounting
B.A., Johnson State College: Professional Studies
M.S., Mary Baldwin University: Higher Education Administration
Email: csantaw@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9705

Amanda Schlein
Bookstore Assistant
B.A., Beacon College: Liberal Studies
Email: aschlein@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9753

Quinton Sheer
Assistant Professor – Humanities
B.A., Fordham University: Media Studies
J.D., Barry University School of Law: Law
Email: qsheer@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9803

Lilith Shelton
Accounts Payable & Purchasing Specialist
B.S., University of Central Florida: Business Administration
Email: lshelton@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9759

Veronica Simpkins
Life Skills Educator/Case Management
A.A., Valencia College: General Studies
B.S., University of Central Florida: Psychology
Email: vsimpkins@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9798

Matthew Smith
Instructor – Mathematics
Education Specialist Degree in Curriculum & Instruction
B.S., Savannah State University: Mathematics
M.S., University of the Southwest: School Counseling
Email: msmith@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9713

Tamara Snyder
Executive Assistant to the President and Board of Trustees
B.A., Lake Erie College: English
Email: tsnyder@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9764

Brittany Strozzo
Instructor – Business and Technology
M.F.A., Liberty University: Graphic Design (expected Dec 2020)
M.A., Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD): Design Management
M.A., Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD): Graphic Design/Visual Experience
B.F.A., Georgia Southern University: Graphic Design
Email: bstrozzo@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-787-3835

Christi Stryker
Senior Accountant
Valencia Community College, EPI Teacher Certification
B.S., La Salle University: Business Administration
Email: cstryker@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9818

Michelle Szydlowski
Instructor – Anthrozoology
A.A.S. Community College of Denver: Veterinary Technology
B.A. University of Northern Colorado: English with secondary education credentials
M.A. University of Exeter, Devon, England: Anthrozoology
PhD Student, University of Exeter: Anthrozoology
Email: mszydlowski@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9824

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Virginia Vinson
Learning Specialist/ Academic Advisor
B.A., Mississippi State University: English Literature
B.A., University of Central Florida: Legal Services
M.A., University of West Florida: Exceptional Student Education
Email: vvinson@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9826

Cathy Vinton
Instructor – Mathematics
B.A., University of Illinois: Mathematics and Computer Science
M.A., Illinois State University: Mathematics
Email: cvinton@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9823

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Janine Waisley
Learning Specialist/Academic Advisor
B.S., Florida Atlantic University: Exceptional Student Education/Elementary Education
M.S., Florida Atlantic University: English as a Second Language/Cultural Foundations of Education Certificate in Behavior Analysis
Email: jwaisley@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9709

Kimberly Watters
Assistant Professor – Studio Arts
B.F.A., Southern Illinois University: Glass
M.F.A., Alfred University College of Art and Design: Sculpture/Dimensional Studies-Glass
Email: kwatters@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9765

Autumn Welt
Assistant Professor: Humanities
B.A., Elon University: Dance Choreography and Performance
M.F.A., Smith College: Dance Choreography and Performance
Email: awelt@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-787-1056

Marsini Williams
Safety Officer
Email: mwilliams@beaconcollege.edu

Renee Williams
Writing Center Consultant
B.A., Temple University: Education
B.A., Delaware State University: English
Email: reneewilliams@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9755

Tony Wrice
Assistant Director of Fitness and Athletics & Residential Director
B.A., Northwestern College: Physical Education/Sociology
Email: twrice@beaconcollege.edu
Phone: 352-638-9714

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