TIM WOODARD – VICE PRESIDENT OF ENROLLMENT
Tim is the Vice President of Enrollment at UMO. He graduated from UMO in 1987 where he played golf and received a B.S. in Business Management. Tim has spent all but 3 years of his professional career at UMO. He resides in Princeton, NC with his wife Joy and their three kids; Brittany, Maggie, and Ryne. He loves playing golf and participating in fantasy football. He wakes up every morning thinking what a great day to be a UMO TROJAN!!
NICOLE BALSAMELLO – ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS OPERATIONS
Nicole is the Assistant Director of Admissions Operations. Originally from New York, she graduated from Lynchburg College, VA in 2013 with a B.A. in Music. While working as a student employee in the Admissions Office, she developed her love for the field. She’s the wife of alumnus and track and field coach, Justin Potter, and loves the Carolina Panthers! She really enjoys working with students, as well as operating behind the scenes to help the admissions process go smoothly.
JESSIE MURPHY – ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Jessie is the Administrative Assistant in the admissions office. Originally from Titusville, FL, she graduated from UMO in May 2011 with a B.A. in Criminal Justice and Criminology. She worked with the NC Department of Social Services before being called back to her alma mater. She currently lives in Mount Olive with her family and two dogs. Just don’t get her started on the Carolina Panthers!
ELIZABETH BOYETTE – TRANSFER ADMISSIONS REPRESENTATIVE
Elizabeth is the Admissions Representative for transfer students.
Elizabeth graduated from Liberty University in 2012 with a B.S. in Religion and Christian Counseling. She enjoys working with students and their families as they journey into another season of their life. It is a joy to help them take action towards growing and learning, while making their dreams come true
STEVEN CRUSE – ADMISSIONS REPRESENTATIVE
Steven is the Admissions Representative for international students as well some counties in North Carolina.
Originally from Troon, Scotland, he graduated in 2014 with a B.A. in English Communication from UMO, where he was a member of the Trojan men’s volleyball team. Steven loves getting out on the road, seeing new places, meeting new students, and helping people take advantage of the great opportunities that UMO offers.
ALLISON KEE – ADMISSIONS REPRESENTATIVE
Allison is the Admissions Representative for Duplin, Johnston, Sampson, and Wayne counties in North Carolina.
Allison graduated from UMO in 2015 with a B.S. in Agriculture Education and was also a cheerleader for our basketball team. She loves seeing the excitement of students as they begin their new journey in life and being able to share about the incredible opportunities that UMO has to offer.
LINDSEA JONES – ADMISSIONS REPRESENTATIVE
Lindsea is the out-of-state representative for UMO, as well as working with a few counties in NC.
Lindsea transferred from the University of Hawaii at Hilo to attend UMO where she graduated with a B.S in Business Administration in Human Resource Management degree in the spring of 2018. She is from Tioga, Pennsylvania and played volleyball for UMO. She adores the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Pittsburgh Penguins. Lindsea’s favorite hobby is traveling. She is excited to share her love for UMO with incoming students.
ANNA WHITMAN – ADMISSIONS REPRESENTATIVE
Anna is the Admissions Representative for eastern North Carolina.
Originally from Florida, Anna graduated in 2009 with a B.S. in Business Management, she was also a member of the Trojan’s softball team. Anna and her husband Tim have two children; Caleigh and Beckett. In her spare time she enjoys making memories with her family and exploring North Carolina. She is eager to introduce future students to her alma mater and work alongside them, as they enter into a new chapter of their life.
RACHEL MOORE – ADMISSIONS REPRESENTATIVE
Rachel is the Admissions Representative for western North Carolina.
Born and raised in Goldsboro, Rachel holds a B.A. in History and American Studies from UNC-Chapel Hill and a M.A. in Public History from N.C. State. Before joining the UMO staff, she worked at the Smithsonian, Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, and the NC State Capitol. Rachel is passionate about history, sports, and loves to cheer on the Carolina Panthers, Tar Heels, and UMO Trojans! She enjoys traveling, meeting new students, and sharing in the excitement of their journey to UMO.