KURT GORHAM

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Senior Software Developer
kgorham@cumberland.edu
(615) 547-1258
Labry Hall, Room 006
Staff
Office of Campus/Food/Housing/Security, Office of Information Technology
B.B.A., Morehead State University
M.B.A., Morehead State University
M.A.S.M., Cumberland University

 

Mr. Kurt Gorham joined Cumberland University in the summer of 2017 as a Senior Software Developer, with primary responsibilities focused on keeping CAMs stable, current, and functional to all university faculty, staff and student populations.  This also includes the duties of maintaining the integrity of the associated Cams Enterprise as its primary database administrator. Other duties include integrations, automations of software projects for the Business Office, and other recent data acquisition activities flowing to/from CAMs besides day-to-day troubleshooting needs of IT concerns.

In the twenty years prior to joining Cumberland University, Mr. Gorham designed, built and implemented many software projects for Fortune 500 clients in the Southeast United States as a contract consultant. Some of his skills include web page design utilizing HTML, stylesheets, Javascript, jQuery and C# .Net coding for User experience/user interface (UX/UI) single page applications.

His accounting clients included Deloitte in Hermitage, Tennessee from 1998-2000, 2007 & 2008. A year working the Space Coast with Harris Corp in Melbourne Florida, assigned to formulate SQL database development as a Software Engineer III for the Government Communications Division in 2005.  Others included Genworth Financial in Brentwood for data migrations, and Lender Processing Services in Jacksonville for the HAMP loan program.

Other clients in health care or service organizations including BCBS of Florida, American Healthways, Vanderbilt UMC patient tracking, and Emdeon (WebMD) utilizing database programming skills for dashboard reporting. There were numerous contracts with government entities: including TVA, State of Tennessee, and Metro Nashville Public Schools.

His projects mostly focused on financial reporting, real-time transactional processing, populating data warehouse repositories, or Procurement software development. There were projects in life insurance for CNA Life, Lamar Life & Bradford Life.  Several clients for the hospitality sector, working with Smith Travel Research (STR) in 2015 for corporate performance reporting, and TravLynx in 2012 that hosts a centralized reservation system for 10,000+ hotel properties, hosted in the cloud environment. Both are located in Hendersonville Tennessee.

STEPHANIE DAVIS

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Dean of Students and Instructor
sdavis@cumberland.edu
(615) 547-1387
Labry Hall, Room 206
Staff
Office of Campus/Food/Housing/Security
B.B.A., Cumberland University
M.S.P., Cumberland University

Stephanie Davis began working at Cumberland University in 1995. She is currently Dean of Students. Previously she served as Director of Admissions, Director of Student Affairs and  Executive Director of Facility Services. She has coordinated numerous activities, Homecoming Weekends, Commencement ceremonies, and The Phoenix Ball during her time at the University.  She teaches the Freshman Service Learning (FSL) course each fall semester. She received her Bachelor of Business Administration from Cumberland in December of 1994 and her Masters of Science in Public Service Management in May of 2015.

EDDIE CHRISTIAN

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Director of Counseling Services
echristian@cumberland.edu
(615) 547-1397
Labry Hall, Room 225
Staff
Office of Campus/Food/Housing/Security
A.A., Cumberland University
B.A., University of Texas, Permian Basin
M.A., Middle Tennessee State University
Ph.D., Walden University

Eddie was born and raised in Lebanon, Tennessee. He is a graduate of Lebanon High school, as well as Cumberland College, the University of Texas Permian Basin, and Middle Tennessee State University. He is licensed by the state as a Senior Psychological Examiner. He holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Counseling wherein, he completed his thesis on the effects of divorce on children. Eddie has also received his PhD in Industrial-Organizational.

Psychology with a specialization in Leadership and Coaching. His past employment history includes community mental health, seven years at a state psychiatric hospital conducting court-ordered evaluations, and eight years as Associate Dean for Clinical Services at Bethel University. During his clinical career, Eddie was invited to join a team of practice-management consultants in Virginia Beach, Virginia where he conducted in-office consultations all over the United States, including seminars on a variety of business topics.

His current interests include combining his clinical career with new roles in executive coaching. Eddie is married to Joanne Christian who is also a licensed professional counselor in the area. Together, they have one cockapoo named Bogey. In their free time they enjoy golf, other sporting events, and trips to the beach. After being away for many years, Eddie is excited to be back home and part of the Cumberland staff.

SCOTT CLANCY

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Enterprise Support Administrator
sclancy@cumberland.edu
(615) 453-6339
Labry Hall, Room 006
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Office of Campus/Food/Housing/Security, Office of Information Technology
A+ Certified Hardware Technician

Scott Clancy is the Desktop Imaging Manager for Cumberland University. His hometown is Worcester Massachusetts.

His field of study is Electronics General-Computer Hardware and Imaging. Also Hardware Component repair, soldering, workarounds. He specializes in encrypted secure messaging systems and networks.

Scott acquired his credentials through   A+ C.O.M.T.I.A Computer certification group.

Dell Computer Servicing and warranty communication.

Mr. Clancy is outgoing, he has foresight with pessimism cautious for unintentional consequences. His objective is always honesty.

Scott is a free thinker out of the box. He is also musically inclined.

One is his many accomplishments include being Re certified by Dell several times in the past.

He has saved allot of equipment from the junk pile, using a soldering iron and a nickels worth of solder.

Outside of work he is in to computer secured networks, Radio Controlled Airplanes and helicopters, Paranormal, Music, and gourmet home cooking.

He attended Worcester Boys Trade School, in Worcester Massachusetts.

 

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