Financial Aid Staff

Shermain Reed
Shermain Reed


Shermain Reed | Director of Financial Aid

Job Description: Title IV Compliance, System Management, Federal and State Reporting, Department Operations Management

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.  -2 Corinthians 12:9 (NIV)



Assistant Directors

Cody Jacobs | Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Cody Jacobs

Job Description: Customer Service, Call Center Management, Packaging of Federal and Institutional Aid, Work-Study, Dependency Overrides, Change In Circumstances 

“He must increase, but I must decrease.” -John 3:30 (ESV)





Financial Aid Counselors

Jill Cagle | Financial Aid Counselor

Jill Cagle

Job Description: PELL, SEOG, SAP Appeals, BestSemester/Off-Campus Study, Registration Appeals, Non-Attendance, Cohort Scholarships, UG Attendance Updates, Notary

When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. -Psalm 56:3 (NIV)



Pam Cartwright | Financial Aid Counselor

Pam Cartwright

Job Description: Institutional Scholarships, Financial Aid Email, Tuition Exchange Liaison, Johnson O’Connor Program, Notary of the Public

Serve wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord,
not people -Ephesians 6:7 (NIV)



Barbara Hudson | Financial Aid Counselor

Barbara Hudson



Job Description: Veteran Affairs Benefits, Department of Education Student Updates, Scholarship Notifications, TASFA Student Applications

I lift up my eyes to the mountains— where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth. He will not let your foot slip— he who watches over you will not slumber; indeed, he who watches over Israel will neither slumber nor sleep. -Psalm 121:1-4 (NIV)

Geoffrey Miller | Financial Aid Counselor

Geoffrey Miller



Job Description: Athletics, Change in Circumstance Applications

Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." -John 14:6 (NIV)




Financial Aid Coordinators

Noemi Bravo | Financial Aid Coordinator

Noemi Bravo

Job Description: Federal Student Loan Processing, Refunds

"In peace I will lie down and sleep,
for you alone, Lord, make me dwell in safety." -Psalm 4:8 (NIV)




Brett Hawkins | Technical Coordinator

Brett Hawkins



Job Description: System Support

But those who hope in the Lord
    will renew their strength.
They will soar on wings like eagles;
    they will run and not grow weary,
they will walk and not be faint. -Isaiah 40:31 (NIV)

Nicholas Prda | Financial Aid Coordinator

Nick Prda

Job Description: Verification, Reporting, ISIRs, Award Letters

"Then he said to them all: 'Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny
themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me. For whoever
wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me will save it.What good is it for someone to gain the whole world, and yet lose or forfeit their very self?'”  -Luke 9:23-25 (NIV)



Akua Tufuor | Scholarship Coordinator

Akua Tufuor

Job Description: Assistant to the Director, Office Manager, Institutional and Outside Scholarships, Church Matching Gift Program

See, I am doing a new thing!
    Now it springs up; do you not perceive it?
I am making a way in the wilderness
    and streams in the wasteland. -Isaiah 43:19 (NIV)