Your Counselors

Our Admissions team is here to help you through the entire process, from your very first question until the day you step foot onto campus to move in!

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First-Year Counselors

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Brooks Anthony
First-Year Admissions Counselor

Serving students from ZIP Codes starting with: 770, 773-787, 789

Name: Brooks Anthony

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies with a Minor in Marketing

Favorite Thing about DBU: I love the genuine community and discipleship that is forged at DBU through Christ-centered fellowship. Many of my lifelong closest friends and mentors have been found at DBU through the grace of God.

Favorite Scripture: "Therefore if you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any comfort from his love, if any common sharing in the Spirit, if any tenderness and compassion, then make my joy complete by being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and of one mind." Philippians 2:1-2

Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, watching baseball and football, playing golf, reading, and watching movies.

Email:  banthony@dbu.edu 

Phone: (214) 333-7246


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Camille Pardo
First-Year Admissions Counselor

Serving students from ZIP Codes starting with: 750

Name: Camille Pardo

Education: Bachelor of Musical Arts

Favorite Thing about DBU: My favorite thing about DBU is the people. I have met some of the most impactful people in my life at this university, and being part of a culture that encourages Christ-likeness has been vital to growing my faith. The Lord’s hand is so evidently working on this campus, and I look more like Christ because of my time on the Hill. There truly is no place like home!

Favorite Scripture: “Yet, I am confident I will see the Lord’s goodness while I am here in the land of the living. Wait patiently for the Lord. Be brave and courageous. Yes, wait patiently for the Lord.” Psalm 27:13-14

Hobbies: Spending time with friends and family, singing/songwriting, going to coffee shops, and watching movies.

Email:  camille@dbu.edu 

Phone: (214) 333-5593


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First-Year Admissions Counselor

Serving students from ZIP Codes starting with: 751, 754-759, 765-768

Name: Cedtrese Williams

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Music Business emphasis in worship leadership

Favorite Thing about DBU: My favorite thing about DBU would have to be the professors and the environment that DBU has cultivated to nurture my spiritual growth.

Favorite Scripture: "The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; Fools despise wisdom and institution." Proverbs 1:7

Hobbies: Singing, eating, dancing, watching movies, and spending time with friends.

Email:  cedtresew@dbu.edu 

Phone: (214) 333-7246


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Connor Hall
First-Year Admissions Counselor

Serving students from ZIP Codes starting with: 760, 762-764, 769, 790-799

Name: Connor Hall

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies

Favorite Thing about DBU: My favorite thing about DBU is the authentic relationships and the pursuit of Christ in everything that we do.

Favorite Scripture: "Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters," Colossians 3:23

Hobbies: Playing and watching sports.

Email: cohall@dbu.edu

Phone: (214) 333-7233


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Cody Hawkes
First-Year Admissions Counselor

Serving Out of State Students

Name: Cody Hawkes

Education: Pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice

Favorite Thing about DBU: I love the community at DBU. Everyone here wants to see each other grow academically, spiritually, and holistically as a person.

Favorite Scripture: "He says, 'Be still, and know that I am God;
    I will be exalted among the nations,
    I will be exalted in the earth.'" Psalm 46:10

Hobbies: I enjoy watching movies with friends and going fishing.

Email:  chawkes@dbu.edu 

Phone: (214) 333-7250


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Guyton Garland
Assistant Director of Recruitment

Serving students from ZIP Codes starting with: 752-753, 761

Name: Guyton Garland

Education: Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing

Favorite Thing about DBU: Our commitment to Biblical Christianity in a world that is everchanging is what makes us different and is what I love the most about DBU.

Favorite Scripture: “In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord, high and exalted, seated on a throne; and the train of his robe filled the temple. Above him were seraphim, each with six wings: With two wings they covered their faces, with two they covered their feet, and with two they were flying. And they were calling to one another:

'Holy, holy, holy is the Lord Almighty;
the whole earth is full of his glory.'" Isaiah 6:1-3

Hobbies: Reading, coffee, hunting, and being around people.

Email:  ggarland@dbu.edu

Phone: (214) 333-7228


Transfer Counselors

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Mattie Fisher
Transfer Admissions Counselor

Serving Transfer Students with last names A-L

Name: Mattie Fisher

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies

Favorite Thing about DBU: My favorite thing about DBU is the community. During my time at DBU, I have met my closest friends and so many people who have pushed me to grow closer to Christ. Everyone at DBU cares deeply for one another, and it really is one big family!

Favorite Scripture: "You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore." - Psalm 16:11

Hobbies: Spending time with friends and family, watching movies, going to coffee shops, and spending time outside

Email: mafisher@dbu.edu

Phone: (214) 333-6875


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William Franklin
Transfer Admissions Counselor

Serving Transfer Students with last names M-Z

Name: William Franklin

Education: Bachelor of Business Administration in Management

Favorite Thing about DBU: The thing I love most about DBU is their desire for the good of their students. It’s a rare thing to find an institution that is loyal to its people, but DBU really is. DBU genuinely wants the best for all the students who come through their doors.

Favorite Scripture: "God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us." Romans 5:8 

Hobbies: Reading, spending time with friends, trying new restaurants and coffee shops.

Email: will@dbu.edu

Phone: (214) 333-5464

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Mariana de Almeida Martinez
Admissions Counselor for Enrollment Partnerships

Name: Mariana de Almeida Martinez

Education: Ed.D. in Educational Leadership

Favorite Thing about DBU: The Chapel! The opportunity to connect faith and learning in every aspect of education is unique at DBU. The environment created at DBU and through the moments together at the chapel yields a friendly and welcoming atmosphere among the students about God and His presence!

Favorite Scripture: “I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you." Psalm 32:8

Hobbies: Learning about emotional intelligence and the Bible, watching movies, driving/traveling, investing time with husband/family and friends, and making music.

Email: mdealmeida@dbu.edu

Phone: (214) 333-5491


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Jason Hilliard
Assistant Director of Enrollment Partnerships

Name: Jason Hilliard

Education: Master of Theological Studies

Favorite Thing about DBU: My favorite thing about DBU is the family you are a part of when you are here. The support and encouragement we endeavor to show one another goes beyond workplace acquaintances. We are family. We are all endeavoring to glorify God through service of one form or another here at DBU. That like-mindedness brings us together in a truly unique and wonderful way.

Favorite Scripture: "So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God." 1 Corinthians 10:31

Hobbies: Spending time with my family, playing hockey, woodworking, traveling, and baking.

Email: jasonh@dbu.edu

Phone: (214) 333-6829


Directors

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Angie Cagle
Director of Campus Visits and Parent Services

Name: Angie Cagle

Education: Bachelor of Science in Architecture; Pursuing a Master of Arts in Christian Counseling

Favorite Thing about DBU: DBU has a lot of favorites for me, but my top favorite is getting to know the students and their parents. There are so many personalities and strong Christian students that help make this campus such an extraordinary place to live and work. It is a joy to tell parents what wonderful students we have on campus and give them peace of mind about leaving their students in our care.

Favorite Scripture: “And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.” Romans 8:28 (NKJV)

Hobbies: Spending time with family, singing, working in the yard and walking.

Email: angie@dbu.edu

Phone: (214) 333-7158


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Al Fowler
Director of Recruitment

Name: Al Fowler

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Religion

Favorite Thing about DBU: The community on campus genuinely feels like one big family of believers. You will feel at home the minute you step onto this campus.

Favorite Scripture: “Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.” Matthew 6:34 (NIV)

Hobbies: Watching sports, reading, working out, and traveling with my wife.

Email: al.fowler@dbu.edu

Phone: (214) 333-5489


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Jordan McGowen
Director of Recruitment

Name: Jordan McGowan

Education: Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, Master of Business Administration in Technology and Engineering Management

Favorite Thing about DBU: Servant Leadership mindset, Family atmosphere, Homecoming Week Tradition, Beautiful Campus on the Hill.

Favorite Scripture: “Above all else, guard your heart,
    for everything you do flows from it.” Proverbs 4:23

Hobbies: Quality time with family, fishing, reading, playing sports, and volunteering in the community

Email: jmcgowen@dbu.edu

Phone: (214) 333-5809


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Kim English
Assistant Director of Student-Athlete Services

Name: Kim English

Education: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, a Minor in Pre-Law, and pursuing a Master of Arts in Sports Management

Favorite Thing about DBU: I love how Christ is the center of everything we do on campus and being a part of creating someone’s life journey with Christ and their future has been the best blessing.

Favorite Scripture: "So do not fear, for I am with you;
    do not be dismayed, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you and help you;
    I will uphold you with my righteous right hand." Isaiah 41:10

Hobbies: Coaching softball, spending time with my family, and any outdoor sporting event. 

Email: kimberlye@dbu.edu 

Phone: (214) 333-7247