Haley Davis, MBA

Senior Event Manager

Haley received her B.B.A in Management from Abilene Christian University and her M.B.A from Lipscomb University. A native Texan, Haley moved to Tennessee in 2008 and has been a part of the Event Management team at Lipscomb University ever since. Haley and her husband Jeremy live in Goodlettsville.

Brittany Cleaver

Event Coordinator


Emily Carpenter

Event Coordinator

After earning her degree in advertising from Harding University, Emily headed south from Chicago with adventure on her mind, one year later, she officially calls Nashville home. Emily has a solid sense of project management, organization, and problem solving which makes her perfect for the Event Planning field. She has a strong passion for helping create a great environment for both students, staff, and guests at Lipscomb University and loves to see the camaraderie that presents itself in every event. When not working, she enjoys traveling to new places, backpacking with her husband, and cruising around Nashville in her 1982 Volkswagen Vanagon. 


Barry Thompson

Event Operations Manager

Barry came to Lipscomb in 2002 as the Landscaper / Grounds Supervisor with 20+ years of experience in the Green Industry. In 2003, he and his crew began setting up events on campus in addition to the landscape work. By 2006, he was working exclusively on events and was officially named Event Operations Manager in 2007. Barry graduated from Michigan Christian College in 1981 with an A.A. and from Lipscomb in 2003 with a B.S. in Business Management. He and his wife Becky have been married for over 30 years.

Willie Charpentier

Summer Housing and Allen Arena Concessions Coordinator

Willie graduated from Freed-Hardeman in 1985 with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration/Marketing.  Prior to coming to Lipscomb in November of 2013, Willie spent time working with a Children’s Home in Chino California as a  house parent before she became the Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator for Baltimore County and then for Davidson County when her family moved to Nashville in 1992.  Willie took an extended period of time off from her career to focus on raising her family.   She and her husband Ron have three children that are currently in college.  Ben is attending Bellarmine University in Louisville, KY, while twins Mallory and Mackenzie are attending Lipscomb University.