Meet Our University Advancement Staff

Kevin Haslam

Kevin R. Haslam

VP for Advancement; Executive Director for UNA Foundation
(256) 765.4757 

Kevin R. Haslam, B.A., M.S., joined the University administration in June 2019.  Prior to joining UNA, Mr. Haslam served as the Assistant Vice President, Alumni Relations & Annual Giving/Major Gifts Development Officer at the University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston. Mr. Haslam has served others as a development professional at the local, regional, and national levels, in centralized and decentralized development models, in the areas of academia, athletics and medicine. Mr. Haslam possesses vast comprehensive campaign experience at higher education institutions as well as working collaboratively with Boards of Trustees, Foundation Boards, Senior University Leadership, Alumni Association Boards, various academic departments and local community & business partners. Mr. Haslam holds a Bachelor of Arts from New Mexico Highlands University and a Master of Science from Wayne State College (NE).

Barbie Terry

Barbie Terry

Assistant VP Advancement; College Development Gift Officer
(256) 765.5082

With over 10 years of experience in fundraising, Barbie Terry has helped secure annual and multimillion dollar commitments from alumni and friends. Her dedication to philanthropy has helped garner critical funding for the programs and missions of the universities where she has worked. Barbie holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Public Policy and Administration from Mississippi State University, where she also served as director of annual giving before coming to UNA. She’s married to Adam Terry of Town Creek, and the couple have two children – Eli and Avery. In her spare time, she enjoys attending sporting events with her family.

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Morgan N. Fowler '12

Assistant to the VP
(256) 765.4670

Morgan Fowler is a native to the Shoals area and a graduate of the University of North Alabama with a Bachelor of Science in Public Communication. She joined the Advancement team in July 2018 with five years’ experience in the administrative field. Morgan is married to Christopher Fowler, a UNA graduate (’07 & ’09) and managing broker for CRC Realty. They reside in Florence with their two dogs, Archer and Jolie. Morgan enjoys photography, lettering, and spending time with friends and family.

Gwen Patrick

Gwen Patrick '83

Director of Financial and Database Services
(256) 765-5085

Gwen Patrick is a 1983 graduate of the University of North Alabama with an Accounting degree. She is very proud to have performed with the Marching Pride of North Alabama Band as a Lionette for four years. Gwen obtained her Certified Public Accountant designation in 1986 and has worked in public accounting and as an financial adviser in the Shoals area. In January 2017, Gwen joined the Advancement Staff in an "opportunity of a lifetime to give back to the University that has given me so much". She is married to Jerry, a retired lineman with the City of Florence, and has two children, Kevin (Anne Marie Hall, Miss UNA 2012) and Lesley (Tyler) Johnson.  She has one grandson, Reid Wallace Johnson.

Amy Bishop

Amy Bishop '06

Manager, Development Services
(256) 765.4757

Amy Bishop is a graduate of the University of North Alabama with a Bachelor of Science in Photography ('06) and a Master of Professional Studies in Higher Education Administration ('17). She has over 15 years of experience in the photography and administrative field. She has experience working with Alumni Relations and Advancement and enjoys the wide variety of tasks she gets to perform. Amy is married to Daniel Bishop, a 2006 and 2014 graduate, and lives in Rogersville with their daughter Della and miniature schnauzer Bernadette.

Mary Ramey

Mary Ramey

Coordinator for Database Services
(256) 765-5092

Mary Ramey is a graduate of Keller Graduate School of Management with a Masters in Financial Management. She has worked in higher education for over 14 years in Advancement and Accounting. She loves her dogs and has one adult daughter living with her in Tuscumbia.

Amanda Sherrod

Amanda Sherrod '03

Director, Donor Relations and Prospect Management
(256) 765.4861

Amanda is a proud graduate of the University of North Alabama with a BBA in Human Resource Management in 2003 and she will receive her Master of Professional Studies in Higher Education Administration this December. She has been employed at UNA since 2015 and served as the Grant and Scholarship Specialist in Student Financial Services prior to joining the Advancement team. Amanda is married to David Sherrod and the mother of two children, Amber Grace and Gavin. In her spare time, Amanda enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time with her family.

Laura Hamner

Laura Hamner

Coordinator, Annual Giving
(256) 765.5080

Laura Hamner comes to UNA with over 25 years of experience in marketing, sales, banking, database management and analysis, event planning, and fundraising.  Originally from Connecticut, she has lived in the state of Alabama ever since her graduation from Miami University (Ohio) in 1990.  Laura called Birmingham and Huntsville home for a number of years before returning to her husband’s hometown in the Shoals in 2007.  She has been an active member of the Shoals community for over 11 years; doing volunteer work for various charities and organizations, as well as school PTO’s in the area.  Laura is married to Joel, has two daughters; Madeleine and Lauren, and a chocolate lab, Max.  When she is not working, Laura enjoys reading, traveling, attending sporting events, and spending time with her family. 

Erin Letson

Ms. Erin Letson '99

College Development Gift Officer
(256) 765.5081

Erin is a proud alumna of the University of North Alabama, enthusiastic supporter of the community and seasoned marketing and communications professional. Born in Niles, Michigan and later moving to Tennessee, she came to Florence to pursue a degree in Marketing from UNA. While at UNA, she was a member of Phi Beta Lambda, pledged a sorority and received a B. S. Degree in Marketing. Most recently, she received a Master’s Degree in Professional Studies in Community Development, and was invited to join Phi Beta Kappa. Serving a local, community bank for over 17 years, Erin joins UNA and the Office of Advancement with extensive experience in community engagement, volunteer coordination, and fundraising involvement. Erin resides in the Shoals with her husband, Joel, and son, Kayden-Reed. Her interests include traveling, reading and volunteering with philanthropic efforts.

Diana Taylor

Diana Taylor

Foundation Events
(256) 765.5214

Diana Taylor is excited to be working alongside the Advancement team in their fundraising efforts as well as with special events. She moved back to the Shoals after graduating from The University of Alabama in 2014 with a degree in Hotel, Restaurant, and Hospitality Management with a concentration in Event Planning. She got her real estate license in 2015 and shortly after joined a UNA Derby Day volunteer committee. Helping plan that fundraiser turned into an opportunity to work with the Advancement team on other events and fundraisers. When Diana is not selling real estate or planning events for UNA, she is cheering on her husband Cody Taylor, Varsity Defensive Coordinator and baseball coach at Lexington High School.

Bishop Alexander

Bishop Alexander '09

Director, Alumni Relations
(256) 765.4671

Bishop Alexander of Florence, Alabama is a proud graduate of the University of North Alabama with a Bachelor of Science Degree in History, Political Science and Government in 2009 and Master of Science in Criminal Justice in 2012. While attending UNA, he was SGA President, Promising Alumni recipient, Homecoming King, SOAR Counselor, LaGrange Society Ambassador, and member of Fraternity/Sorority Life. He has volunteered and served on the UNA Alumni Association Board-At Large Directors for 5 years before becoming the Director of Alumni Relations in November 2018. In his spare time, Bishop serves on advisory boards, volunteers in the community, mentors college students, and a frequent public speaker in high schools, colleges, and leadership development conferences. A first generation college graduate, Bishop sees the value of education as an opportunity to start a new chapter and learn valuable life and leadership skills that will help people from all walks of life for the road ahead.

Sherry Wilkes

Sherry Wilkes '15

Senior Administrative Assistant, Alumni Relations

(256) 765.4201

Sherry is a proud 2015 graduate of the University of North Alabama with a Bachelor of Social Work. She was born and raised in Warrenton, Virginia before moving to the Shoals area in 2006. Sherry considers Social Work her life’s work as she enjoys working with people. She has served as a substitute teacher since 2003 as well as a Foster care and adoption class speaker and trainer. Sherry is married to Michael and has three children; Maurice, Danielle (’12), and Trey. She has fostered many children and adults throughout the years, and is currently raising her niece Ma’leyah and nephews Ar’Monie and Ny’Colai. Sherry enjoys singing, music, needlework, and spending time with her family and friends.

Michelle Eubanks

Michelle R. Eubanks

Director for Communications and Marketing 
(256) 765.4392

Michelle Rupe Eubanks is a 1996 graduate of the University of North Alabama and a lifelong resident of Florence. She has a BA in English and an MA in the same from Mississippi State University. Michelle has a professional career that includes more than a decade as a journalist, and she has been in marketing and communications for almost 10 years. She is very active in the Shoals, serving on several boards as well as the Florence City Council. When not at work, Michelle enjoys spending time with her husband, Jeff, also a UNA graduate, and their two daughters, Maeve and Ally, and two rescue dogs, Olive and Martini.

Mitchel Moon

Mitchel Moon '06

Associate Director for Digital Communications 
(256) 765.5301

Mitchel Moon is a graduate of the University of North Alabama with a degree in Computer Information Systems. He has worked as a developer professionally for nine years, writing code for municipal systems, transportation management and the Web. When he is not writing code, Mitchel enjoys creating music, gardening, and spending time with his wife Tashina and their two dogs

Cindy Brusseau-Hollander

Cindy Brusseau-Hollander '18

Coordinator, Database Services / Senior Administrative Assistant
(256) 765.4225

Cindy Brusseau-Hollander has worked in Administration and Management for over 20 years.

Kali Daniel

Kali Daniel '16

Graphic Designer
(256) 765.4425

Kali Daniel is an award-winning writer and designer concentrating on, but not limited to, print publications. She has been designated the Southeast Journalism Conference's No. 1 page layout designer and No. 2 news graphic designer, and the College Media Association's Pinnacle award recipient for college newspaper nameplate. Kali is a 2016 graduate of UNA with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications, concentrating in Print/Online Journalism, and a double-minor in Women's Studies and International Studies. She is the mother of one adorable smooth collie mix, Salazar. When she's not designing for the university, you can usually find her designing in her free time also.

Leah Johnson

Leah Johnson

University Videographer/Photographer
(256) 765.4147

Leah Johnson is an Oklahoma native who graduated summa cum laude from Harding University with a B.A. in Electronic Media Production. She is a published photographer, and an award winning videographer with the Broadcast Educators Association, National Broadcasting Society, and South Central Broadcasting Society. 

Matt Treiber

Matt Treiber

Web Assistant
(256) 765.4684

Matt Treiber is a current student pursuing a degree in Cybersecurity Information and Assurance. He has worked as a front-end web developer for five years. In his free time, he enjoys cars, video games, music, and spending time with his wife, April, his parents, and the family cats.

Jeremy Woods

Jeremy Woods '04

Web Developer
(256) 765.4682

Jeremy Woods is a 2004 graduate of the University of North Alabama with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Computer Information Systems. He wrote his first code on a Commodore 64 computer as a child. Jeremy’s proudest professional achievement is code he wrote to automate budget decisions for TVA and their Department of Defense projects. This contributed to the demolition of many DoD former chemical weapon production facilities. He has been an entrepreneur and developed websites for many businesses in the Shoals area and across the country. When he is not working, Jeremy enjoys reading, cooking and playing trombone.