VECTR Chief Operating Officer/Instructor
Trish Ross (Colonel, U.S. Air Force Retired), SHRM-CP |

  • BS in Mathematics from the University of Tampa, FL
  • MS in Systems Engineering Management from St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, TX
  • MS in Military Operational Arts and Science from Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell, AL
  • EdD (ABD) in Organizational Leadership from Valdosta State University, GA

Director/Program Manager, VBOC
Tim Craig (TSgt, U.S. Air Force Retired) |

  • AA in Personnel Administration from Community College of the Air Force (CCAF)
  • BA in Biblical Studies from Logos University, Jacksonville, FL
  • BA in English from Mercer University, Macon, GA
  • MA in Adult Education and Development from Strayer University, Cobb County, GA

Program Instructor, VBOC
Carlo M. LaCombe (USAF Reserves) |

  • AA in Computer Science Grantham University
  • AA in Aviation Maintenance Technology From Community College of the Air Force (CCAF)
  • AA in Instructor of Technology and Military Science From Community College of the Air Force (CCAF)
  • BA in Information Systems Grantham University

Program Instructor, VBOC
Jeff Smith (SSG, US Army and Army Reserve, Retired) |

  • BS in Business Administration, Iona College, New Rochelle, NY
  • IRS Enrolled Agent (licensed to practice before IRS)

Program Specialist, Success Coach/Instructor
Crystal Allen-Joyner, CRC (Military Spouse) |

  • BA in Psychology from Mercer University, Macon, GA
  • MS in Rehabilitation Counseling from Ft Valley University, GA

Program Specialist - Career Coach
Sharika Towles (Military U.S. Navy veteran) |

  • BSBA in Business Administration/Human Resource Management from Trident International University

Testing Center Manager/Instructor
Terry Hamilton (Major, U.S. Air Force Retired) |

  • BBA in Business, from Angelo State University, TX
  • MS in Administration from Central Michigan University, MI

Veterans Certification Coordinator/Instructor
Reginald Thompson (SGM, U.S. Army Retired) |

  • BS in Psychology from Middle Georgia State University, GA

VBOC Contact

Tim Craig
Director/Program Manager, Veterans Business Outreach Center
O: (478) 218-3934
C: (478) 796-2366

Carlo M. LaCombe
Program Instructor, VBOC
O: (478) 218-3206
C: (478) 365-4545

Jeff Smith
Program Instructor, VBOC
O: (478) 218-3808
C: (478) 538-6272

Crystal Allen-Joyner
Program Specialist Success Coach
(478) 218-3911

Sharika Towles
Program Specialist Success Coach
(478) 218-3910

Reginald Thompson
Veterans Certification Coordinator/Instructor
(478) 218-3907

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