Jonathan Beasley excels at locating potential issues before they develop into problems. His organizational skills ensure that gaps are shored up proactively and things do not fall through the cracks. A recent, particularly noteworthy achievement is Jonathan’s work on the Student Accounts Role Manager project. In a project requiring both an extensive amount of knowledge and a fine-tuned attention to detail, Jonathan’s work helped make it a success. Thank you, Jonathan, for your hard work!
Carol Brockman has been with the Marketing Department for over 10 years. Her dedication and attention to detail have made a remarkable difference in the department, and she constantly goes above and beyond to ensure that everything is running smoothly. No matter the concern or task, she takes care of it quickly and efficiently. She holds the department together day in and day out, tirelessly serving everyone around her. We are incredibly grateful for all that she does. Carol, thank you for your hard work and loving example!
John Eubank joined the Liberty University Equestrian Center in the summer of 2016. A lifelong horseman and Virginia native, John oversees the general operations of the farm, including the care of more than 50 horses, three stall barns, and two riding arenas. His work each day allows the equestrian center to operate efficiently and safely. Never idle, John is the first one in the door in the morning and can always be counted on to accomplish tasks and lend a hand. We are so blessed to have his wisdom and experience on our team. Thank you, John!
Tiffany Franklin has worked for the custodial department for almost a year. She comes in each day with a great attitude, not only for herself but to help brighten the day of those around her, as well. She tries hard to give the students a clean and welcoming area to live in. Tiffany goes the extra mile for her assigned areas, making sure they are the best they can be. When not at work, Tiffany spends much of her time with her son. She sews and does crafts, particularly in folk art. Tiffany also loves the outdoors and enjoys hiking and kayaking. Congratulations!
Justin Laughlin has been the diploma specialist for nearly three years and has done a tremendous job caring for our students. When challenges arise, Justin has been quick to find solutions. He goes above and beyond to serve our students and the university. His attention to detail and desire for excellence have made him the perfect fit for this role. We appreciate everything that Justin brings to our team! Congrats, Justin!
Mark McCormick has worked for Liberty University Online Programs for more than 10 years. He began as an academic advisor and has received multiple promotions over that span of time, eventually landing in his current role overseeing the Online Student Advocate team. Mark has a combination of skills that have allowed him to shine as an associate director, including strong leadership, good organization, and an ability to be consistent. He has provided a steady presence in an important area. We are grateful for him and excited to honor him in this way!
Jasmine McKinney is the director of Diversity Engagement for the Office of Equity & Inclusion. Jasmine has always been a hard worker and very thorough in her approach to everything. In March, Jasmine assisted Career Services and SGA in pulling off the university’s first Limitless Summit that was geared toward honoring women during Women’s History Month. Based on the planning, execution, and response of attendees, the conclusion is that all was done with a spirit of excellence. This speaks to the quality of employee Jasmine McKinney is. She is top notch all around! Thank you for all you do, Jasmine!
Dena Newman is a valuable member of IT Development. She brings a professional level of dedication and detail to everything she touches. She takes ownership of her products seriously and is able to effectively communicate necessary information to internal and external customers. Dena leads her team by her example of hard work and dedication in providing quality support to the university. She has been instrumental in leading the efforts of the resident implementation of the remote hybrid approach. We are fortunate to have her as a member of the team. Congratulations, Dena!
Adam Perry has been with Liberty for just over a year and has quickly become a major asset to the maintenance department. His responsibilities include ordering and exchanging uniforms for the facilities department, answering incoming calls, and reconciling P-Card receipts. He is close with his family and enjoys spending time with his friends. Adam makes life at the office fun for everyone, and he has a master’s degree in public policy from Liberty. Thank you for doing a great job!
Tim Player has been an integral part of the Internal Audit team since he came to the university in January 2017. Tim consistently demonstrates a dedication to his work and maintains an outstanding Christian testimony with his words and actions. Having passed the CPA exam last year, Tim became a senior auditor and continues to grow and strive for excellence. His easy going nature, solid work ethic, and personal integrity make him an essential part of our team.
Police Officer Marshall “Mack” Preston has been employed with LUPD since January 2018. He comes to Liberty University as a retired law enforcement officer in the U.S. Coast Guard. Mack is currently a field training officer and was recently transferred to Liberty Christian Academy, where he serves as the school resource officer. Mack will soon be a general police instructor for the department and will complete Crime Prevention School at the end of the summer. In his spare time, Mack enjoys being with his wife, Belinda, and visiting their sons in various parts of the country.
Aaron Schreiner joined the Liberty Sports Medicine staff in August 2005. Currently, Schreiner serves as the head athletic trainer for the men's basketball program. He also oversees athletic training for the men's golf program and the women's swimming and diving program. He is responsible for coordinating in-house rehab for all the Liberty Athletics programs. Schreiner came to Liberty from Tiffin University in Ohio, where he served as a graduate assistant from August 2003 until May 2005, while pursuing his master's degree at Toledo.
Wayne Yates has been a constant presence behind the scenes in ADS for many years. From his remote office in New York, Wayne has worked tirelessly to build and maintain efficient data structures to support the Enrollment and Development areas of the university, all while being a key contributor to some of the team’s largest projects. He serves as a trusted resource for information and detailed explanations, and he is a great teacher to other analysts. Wayne’s commitment to excellence, attention to detail, and ability to see the “big picture” make him an invaluable member of the team. Congratulations, Wayne!