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Meet Your Advisor

Student Services Center Coordinator

Lisa Sapp
Lisa has worked for the Parker College of Business Student Services Center since 2011. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia, and earned her M.Ed. in Counselor Education with an emphasis in Student Services in Higher Education from Georgia Southern University. Lisa is an active member of NACADA, the National Academic Advising Association. She received the NACADA National Outstanding Academic Advisor award in 2016, has presented at multiple NACADA conferences, and has written for the NACADA Academic Advising Today journal.
Office Location: Parker Parker College of Business room 1101(P) 912-478-0085
(E) lsapp@georgiasouthern.edu
Amanda MaynardGraduation/Change of Major
Amanda received a BS in Psychology in 2014 from Georgia Southern as well as an MEd in Counselor Education with an emphasis in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2016. Prior to working at Georgia Southern, Amanda worked in the community mental health field in rural areas. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and caring for her pet rabbit, Edgar.
Office Location: Parker College of Business room 1101(P) 912-478-0085
(E) amaynard@georgiasouthern.edu

Freshman & Sophomore Advisors

AdvisorAdvising Alpha
Kathryn PollettA-Ch
Kathryn earned her Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology from the University of South Carolina in 2013, and her Master's of Social Work (MSW) from Tulane University in 2015. Kathryn is licensed by the Georgia Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage and Family Therapists as a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW). Kathryn is originally from New Orleans, LA and enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Office Location: Parker College of Business room 1101(P) 912-478-0085
(E) klapeyre@georgiasouthern.edu
Luv'Ashia CollinsCi-Gon
Luv'Ashia earned her BS in Journalism from Georgia Southern University in May of 2018. In the fall Luv'Ashia will be pursuing a masters in Higher Education Administration from Georgia Southern University. In undergrad Luv'Ashia worked as a student assistant both in the Department of Financial Aid and the Dean of Students Office, which is where she discovered her passion for higher education. In her spare time she reads her bible, watches television or spends time with her boyfriend Ricky, friends and family. Some of Luv'Ashia's hobbies include shopping, traveling and looking for new things on Pinterest.
Office Location: Parker College of Business room 1101(P) 912-478-0085
(E) luvashiacollins@georgiasouthern.edu
Mariah CharnockGoo-K
Mariah earned her BS in General Studies (with focuses in International Studies, History, and German) from Georgia Southern University in 2011 and her Masters of Science in International Policy Management (MSIPM) from Kennesaw State University in 2014. She has extensive experience living and traveling abroad, and before she joined student services, Mariah worked as a high school English language teacher. When not at work, Mariah spends way too much time reading, watching Disney movies, and fangirling over Star Wars.
Office Location: Parker College of Business room 1101(P) 912-478-0085
(E) mcharnock@georgiasouthern.edu
Brittany NicholsL-Os
Brittany earned her BBA in finance from Georgia Southern University in 2012. Prior to joining the Student Services Center in the Parker College of Business, she worked as a Student Accounts Counselor in the Bursar’s Office for three years. Brittany is married with one son. In her spare time, she enjoys gathering with family and friends, attempting to cook, and traveling
Office Location: Parker College of Business room 1101(P) 912-478-0085
(E) bldavis@georgiasouthern.edu
Kelly VanceOt-Sm
Kelly has been an advisor in the Parker College of Business since 2012. He graduated in 2003 from Appalachian State University and worked in the nonprofit sector in Washington, DC before his current position. He has worked with a number of students from their start at Georgia Southern through to the completion of their degree program.
Office Location: Parker College of Business room 1101(P) 912-478-0085
(E)richardvance@georgiasouthern.edu
Katie NorwoodSn-Z
Katie received both her B.S. in Psychology and her M.Ed. in Counselor Education with an emphasis in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Georgia Southern University. Her interests include Netflix, crafting, reading, and spending time with family, friends, and her cat, Carini.
Office Location: Parker College of Business room 2218(P) 912-478-0085
(E) kwoods@georgiasouthern.edu

Junior & Senior Advisors

AdvisorAdvising Alpha
Jahmal RaineyA-Ch
Jahmal began working in the Parker College of Business Student Services Center in January 2018. During his time on campus, he has worked in the Office of Financial Aid, Printing & Postal Services, and the Military Veteran and Student Center. Jahmal and his wife, Allison, are both graduates of Georgia Southern. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, trying new foods, and all things Georgia Southern.
Office Location: Parker College of Business room 2218(P) 912-478-0085
(E) jrainey@georgiasouthern.edu
Reid BurkeCi-Gon
Reid earned his BS in Psychology and graduated Cum Laude from Georgia Southern University in 2014. After graduation, he worked for one year as the performance supervisor at a local staffing agency for several prominent industrial plants in the Bulloch-Screven area. Reid then worked for two and a half years at an outpatient treatment facility for teenagers in recovery from Addiction and Mental Health Disorders. Reid is currently working on earning a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, reading, and watching Lord of the Rings, Star Wars and Doctor Who. Reid is also colorblind.
Office Location: Parker College of Business room 2218P) 912-478-0085
(E) jrburke@georgiasouthern.edu
Shecora LovettGoo-K
Shecora received her BBA in Accounting and her MBA from Georgia Southern in 2004 and 2010, respectively. She worked as a financial aid advisor at Georgia Southern for eight years before joining the Parker College of Business Advisement Center. She is married with two children. Shecora’s hobbies are cooking and crocheting.
Office Location: Parker College of Business room 2218(P) 912-478-0085
(E) sclovett@georgiasouthern.edu
Aliyah JohnsonL-Os
Aliyah earned her BBA in Accounting from Valdosta State University in 2016. She is currently pursuing her MBA from Georgia Southern University. She previously worked at the Georgia Southern University- Armstrong Campus as an Accounting Assistant. Aliyah is a former collegiate student-athlete and a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. In her free time, Aliyah enjoys attending sports events and hanging out with family and friends.
Office Location: Parker College of Business room 1101(P) 912-478-0085
(E) acjohnson@georgiasouthern.edu
Monica PerezOt-Sm
Monica graduated from Armstrong Atlantic State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies. She proceed to attend Savannah State University to complete a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work. Monica enjoys working with people and serving her community. She spends her free time sewing and crocheting.
Office Location: Parker College of Business room 1101(P) 912-478-0085
(E) mlperez@georgiasouthern.edu
Sarah GagnonSn-Z
Sarah earned her B.S. in Psychology in 2017 as well as her M.S. and Ed.S. in Career Counseling in 2019 from Florida State University. While attending FSU, Sarah worked as a Career Advisor and Career Counselor for FSU's Career Center. When not at work, Sarah enjoys doing anything outdoors, exploring new places, and road-tripping with her pup, Mabel.
Office Location: Parker College of Business room 1101(P) 912-478-0085
(E) sgagnon@georgiasouthern.edu

 

Student Services Center Staff

Melanie ShipmonAdministrative Assistant
Office Location: Parker College of Business room 1101(P) 912-478-0085
(E) mshipmon@georgiasouthern.edu

Last updated: 7/18/2018

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