Information Technology Staff

All bios are sorted alphabetically.

Patrick Anderson

Patrick Anderson

Information Security Analyst

Patrick graduated from Middle Tennessee State University in May of 2011 with a B.B.A. in Computer Information Systems. Patrick began working for Lipscomb at the end of May in 2011. In December of 2012, he received a M.S. in Information Security at Lipscomb. His primary responsibilities include Windows computer support... [More]

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615.966.5679 (ext. 5679)

Ritchie Beard

Ritchie Beard

System Administrator

Ritchie graduated from Tennessee Technological University in 2004 with a B.S. in Business Administration. He joined the Lipscomb Information Technology Department in October 2007. His primary responsibilities include supporting faculty and staff computers, as well as, printer support and the management of print quota software. [More]

Contact via email
615.966.1973 (ext. 1973)

Phillip Brackett

Phillip Brackett

Tech Specialist

Phillip Brackett graduated from Lipscomb University with a Mass Communications degree in Journalism and later earned his Master's in IT Management and Health Care Informatics. Prior to working in higher education, Phillip worked as a System's Administrator for a global POD (print on demand) company. Before joining Lipscomb's IT Support... [More]

Contact via email
615.966.5673 (ext. 5673)

Jason Burton

Jason Burton

Telecommunication Technician

Prior to joining Lipscomb's Infrastructure team in September 2014, Jason worked for the Kroger Facility Engineering Department and for Herring Technology. Jason holds several certifications in the data/comm field, including BICSI Level II Installer and Journeyman Electrical License. [More]

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615.966.5694 (ext. 5694)

Jennifer Cameron

Jennifer Cameron

Manager Admin Computing

Jennifer graduated from Harding University in May of 2002 with a B.A. in Computer Science and minors in English and Bible. Before moving to Nashville, she worked both as a programmer for the Advancement department at Harding and website manager for Truth for Today World Mission School (www.biblecourses.com). Jennifer began... [More]

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615.966.5699 (ext. 5699)

Marc Colley

Marc Colley

Tech Support Manager

Marc graduated from Lipscomb University in 1992. He began working for Lipscomb University in 2003. As a Programmer/Analyst, he provided Banner technical support and fulfilled various reporting needs for the Admissions, Housing, and University Communication & Marketing departments. In 2007, he began working as a Computer Technician where he provides... [More]

Contact via email
615.966.5676 (ext. 5676)

Jan Cronin

Jan Cronin

Microcomputer Technician

Jan came to the Information Technology Department in September, 2014 after working for various telecommunications companies where he provided PC and network support. He has a B.S in Accounting from Lipscomb University. Jan’s primary responsibilities include hardware and software support for faculty and staff Windows computers. [More]

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615.966.5691 (ext. 5691)

Jess Daniel

Jess Daniel

Director of User Services

Jessica graduated from Lipscomb University in 1999 with a B.S. in Computer Information Systems. She began working as a programmer and Assistant Database Administrator in the Information Technology Department in January of 2000, moved to User Services in January of 2003 and began working in Infrastructure in 2008. [More]

Contact via email
615.966.5677 (ext. 5677)

Barry Graves

Barry Graves

Network Administrator

Barry graduated from Lipscomb University in May of 1999. He holds a B.A. in Bible and a Minor in Psychology. Barry is responsible for maintaining (configuring, testing, and analysis) all the voice communication network. He is Apple, A+, and Network+ certified. [More]

Contact via email
615.966.5681 (ext. 5681)

Mike Green

Mike Green

Vice President and CIO

Mr. Green became the university's chief information officer in May 2007, after serving as the chief operating officer for PROFORMANCE, Inc. Before that, he served as a senior director of IT for Hewlett Packard (HP) overseeing the Americas Region Services IT organization. Prior to his work at HP, Green served... [More]

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615.966.5667 (ext. 5667)

Brad Ham

Brad Ham

Microcomputer Technician

Brad graduated from Lipscomb University in 2000 with a B. S. in Computer Science. He worked as a Systems Analyst with AIM Healthcare Services Inc. before joining Lipscomb full time in 2002. At Lipscomb he provides Apple computer support for Faculty and Staff offices. He also supports and maintains Lipscomb's... [More]

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615.966.6006 (ext. 6006)

Cindy Mears

Cindy Mears

Prog Coord and Asst to CIO

Cindy began working with the Information Technology Department in July 2008. She serves as a Coordinator and Assistant to the VP/CIO of Information Technology, as well as a liaison for four IT managers, the IT staff, and students who visit IT. She also assists with ordering computer equipment, software, phones,... [More]

Contact via email
615.966.5682 (ext. 5682)

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Elizabeth Owensby

Switchboard Operator

Contact via email
615.966.6017 (ext. 6017)

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Deidra Piatt

Director of Procurement

Contact via email
615.966.5881 (ext. 5881)

Michelle Putnam

Michelle Putnam

Michelle received a B.S. in Computer Science and Mathematics in June of 1984 from Lipscomb University and a M.S. in Computer Science in May of 1990 from Vanderbilt University. Michelle began working for the Information Technology Department in March of 1986. She is responsible for the integrity of the data... [More]

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615.966.5674 (ext. 5674)

Jeff Scott

Jeff Scott

Microcomputer Technician

Jeff Scott joined Information Technology in December 2013 after previously working in Lipscomb’s Entertainment and Technical Services (ETS) department. He graduated from Belmont in 2004 with a degree in Business Administration, and worked in the music business and various A/V production companies as a technician and engineer. Jeff currently works... [More]

Contact via email
615.966.5685 (ext. 5685)

Matt Simon

Matt Simon

Computer Programmer Analyst

Contact via email
615.966.5675 (ext. 5675)

Jon Scott Smith

Jon Scott Smith

Computer Programmer/Analyst

Jon Scott graduated from Harding University with a B.A. in Computer Science and a minor in Writing in December of 2013. He started working at Lipscomb as a Programmer and Software Analyst on February 26, 2014. He currently develops web applications, development tools, and support Banner Student, myDegreePlan, and EMS.... [More]

Contact via email
615.966.5680 (ext. 5680)

Joe Trimble

Joe Trimble

Director of Admin. Computing

Joe graduated from Lipscomb University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Minor in Computer Science June of 1984. Joe began working in the Information Technology Department in June of 1984. [More]

Contact via email
615.966.5672 (ext. 5672)

Dave Wagner

Dave Wagner

Dir. of Info Sec. & Infrastruc

Dave came to Lipscomb as Director of Information Security and Infrastructure in 2008. He graduated from Lipscomb University with a Bachelor's in Computer Information Systems in 1998. Dave obtained his CISSP certification in 2003. He came to Lipscomb from Volunteer Corporate Credit Union where he served as the Information Security... [More]

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615.966.5683 (ext. 5683)

Brenda West

Brenda West

Switchboard

Brenda came to Lipscomb in 1997, as director of Middle School Extended Day. She also joined the switchboard in 2002. She left the extended day program in 2007, to become one of the Receptionists at the switchboard in the Information Technology Department. [More]

Contact via email
615.966.6018 (ext. 6018)

Greg Williams

Greg Williams

Systems Analyst

Greg came to the Information Technology Department in July 2011. Greg graduated from Lipscomb in June 1973, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Math. He has worked for Life and Casualty Ins. Co., Genesco, Middle Tennessee Health Systems Agency, GEIS (General Electric Information Services Co), EDS, SRS. All of... [More]

Contact via email
615.966.5678 (ext. 5678)