Executive Council

Executive Council

The Executive Council is a group of functional administrators, chaired by the chief of staff, representing all areas of Coastal Carolina University. These individuals serve in an advisory capacity, and meet bi-monthly. The mission of this body is to regularly review the operations of the University and advise the President’s Cabinet on matters affecting the University at large. The Executive Council also reviews policies that filter up through various departments throughout the University to be presented for final approval from the President and Board of Trustees.

Amanda Bailey, University Counsel*

Fadi Baroody, Associate Vice President for Information Technology

Michael T. Benson, University President (ex officio)*

Claudia Bornholdt, Dean, Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts

J. Lee Brown, Dean, College of Graduate and Continuing Studies

Amanda E. Craddock, Vice President for Enrollment Management

Melvin Davis, University Librarian

Steve Harrison, Vice President, Auxiliary Enterprises

Yvonne Hernandez Friedman, Vice President for University Belonging and Student Affairs*

Matthew L. Hogue, Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics and University Recreation*

Ashley Holloway, Associate Vice President for University Marketing and Communication

Sara Hottinger, Interim Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs*

Christopher A. Johnson, Chief Executive Officer, Coastal Educational Foundation*

Louis Keiner, Interim Dean, HTC Honors College

Thomas A. Koczara, Vice President for Human Resources and Operations*

Drew Kurlowski, Chair of Faculty Senate

Chad L. Leverette, Dean, Gupta College of Science

Colleen McGlone, Dean, Conway Medical Center College of Health and Human Performance

Kelly Moore, Executive Director, Chanticleer Athletic Foundation

Travis E. Overton, Vice President for Executive Initiatives/Chief of Staff (chair)*

Jamia Richmond, Interim Dean, Spadoni College of Education and Social Sciences

Diane Sanders, Vice President for Advancement and Alumni Engagement*

Erika Small, Dean, Wall College of Business

Sam Sullivan, Staff Senate President

Greg Thompson, Associate Vice President of Finance/Controller

Alan West, Vice President for Finance and Administration/Chief Financial Officer*

Robert F. Young, Associate Provost for Research

*Denotes members of President's Cabinet