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Meet Your Admissions Representative

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. She 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

 

 

 

 


BRETT ROBERSON – ADMISSIONS REPRESENTATIVE

Brett is the Admissions Representative for eastern North Carolina. He is a 2012 graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University where he received a B.S. in Aeronautics.  He has been with the University of Mount Olive since July of 2013 and is responsible for serving the students of eastern North Carolina.  Despite having a constant barrage of short jokes thrown at him by the Admissions team, he continues to be one of the most positive individuals in the office.  He is a proud husband to his wife, Jamison, and father to son, Asher.

 

 

 

 


STEVEN CRUSE – ADMISSIONS REPRESENTATIVE

Steven is the Admissions Representative for international students as well as western 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 central North Carolina. She 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 south eastern 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.