As office manager of the Analytics and Decision Support Office, Brooke Campbell supports the proper functioning of the department by ensuring process follow-through, planning and tracking budget spending, and supporting strategic departmental projects. Brooke is always proactive and willing to assist in ensuring the successful planning and completion of tasks that make the department run smoothly. Her commitment to communicating with all involved and regularly following up is very much appreciated. Congratulations, Brooke!
Ashley Deanda has played an instrumental role in the Marketing Department for 2 ½ years and is a major asset to the LUO marketing team. She is a dependable, hard worker who can be trusted to get the job done. She is always willing to jump in and help when needed and often goes above and beyond. We truly appreciate all she does for our office and this university.
Brandon Elrod has worked at Liberty for more than 3 years. He has been a great addition to the department, and he enjoys the work he’s doing. Brandon has been married to Emily for 5 years, and they have two young children, JR and Eli. He loves spending time with his family and playing with the boys. He also plays golf when he gets a chance. Brandon says working at LU makes being a good employee easy. We appreciate you, Brandon, and all you do for Liberty. Great job!
Jeffery Harper has served with Enrollment Operations since 2015. His dedication to his craft and attention to detail continue to propel him forward and make him a valuable asset to the university. Demonstrating sound judgment, Jeffery’s recommendations are considered and often implemented across numerous initiatives to grow our student body. His colleagues appreciate his attitude and demeanor while working alongside him. Congratulations, Jeffery! We are very thankful for you.
Kassy McAloon joined the Liberty Flames athletic department staff as the director of fan experience and promotions in May 2017. In her current role, McAloon works closely with the associate athletics director for sales and promotions to implement marketing plans and strategies intended to increase department revenue and attendance, while improving the fan experience. She creates and develops marketing plans for Liberty Football and Men's Basketball while overseeing the creation and execution of marketing plans for all of Liberty's 20 NCAA Division I sports, the Flames Kids Club, and the Student Flames Club.
As an assistant director of Recreation Centers, Bri O’Neal oversees marketing for the departments of Recreation Centers and Intramural Sports. Bri leads a team of eight designers and videographers in developing content for the department’s 60+ events and 5 facilities. Her constant dedication and skills in project management, leadership, and design have made her instrumental in communicating effectively with the student body. Great job, Bri!
Ed Ridge has been with Cashiering and Treasury Services since February 2016 and has been a huge asset to our team. Ed has an undergraduate degree in accounting and a Master of Divinity. He was a pastor for 9 years prior to going into the mission field, where he and his wife served for 17 ½ years. All of his experience, both personally and professionally, has made him a perfect fit for our team. His leadership ability was quickly noticed, and he became the assistant manager for the front office in October 2016 and then manager in October 2017. Our department works closely with other departments around campus, and he has developed great working relationships across the board. We are thankful for all he does for the university!
Kimberly Ryckman has been with the Liberty University Police Department since August 2017. As a dedicated member of the administrative division, Kimberly has demonstrated outstanding leadership abilities. She has helped plan, organize, and coordinate some of the department’s biggest projects. Recently, Kimberly also took on the responsibilities of managing the department’s web and social media content. Her drive, dedication, and positive attitude have been an excellent asset to the Liberty University Police Department.
Sara Schartiger has been a consistently strong and valued member of the Military Affairs Office for four years. During her time here, she has improved many of our internal processes and helped train up new agents. Sara maintains excellent quality while tackling a large amount of work every single day. She is organized and dedicated to doing her best daily. We are proud to have Sara on our team and look forward to seeing all the Lord will continue to do in and through her in the days ahead.
Rachel Shallenberger has served as an academic evaluator for over a year and is a valued member of the Registrar’s Office. She is an asset to our team in assisting with training new hires. Rachel always goes above and beyond with serving her students and consistently gets positive feedback from them. She is willing to serve her team members as needed and always has a great attitude. She has grown in her leadership skills and is striving toward team unity by volunteering to lead team meetings. We are thankful to have Rachel on our team. Congrats, Rachel! We appreciate you.
Kenny Spradlin works in the general maintenance department and has been employed at Liberty since 2004. He’s a wonderful asset to the department. Kenny is always problem solving and thinking outside the box to fix things, often putting his creativity to good use. He is married with two children and 6 grandchildren, whom he enjoys spending time with. He is also an avid hunter and fisherman. Thank you, Kenny, for all your hard work. Congratulations!
Tim Stearns has been part of the Liberty family since early 2018. He is a dependable employee with a great work ethic. His attention to detail, ensuring the university looks its best, has been noticed by staff and students alike. He is always willing to do whatever is asked of him. With a degree that focuses on advertising and graphic design, Tim hopes to one day use his creative skills within that field. He recently married Kristy, and they are both active in their local church. Thank you for all you do, Tim. Keep up the great work!
Matt Warner is always the first to arrive and last to leave each day. He is always checking on his employees, wanting to make sure they are happy both at work and in their personal lives. This doesn’t seem like a big deal, but when he is the only one doing it, his actions mean the world. On our recent trip to cover Liberty in the NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament, Matt worked early mornings and late nights, turning out content to promote Liberty and the team, even though he was a little under the weather at the time. That’s just one example of his many great contributions to our team and department. Congratulations, Matt!