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Meet Our Advisors:

Look below for the Advisor (alphabetical order) on your campus who advises for your Program of Study.

Tiffany Billingslea

Eclectic lover of music, very friendly and patient, an adventurous foodie, ballet enthusiast.

Headshot of Tiffany BillingsleaAcademic Advisor
Marietta Campus
Office: 770-528-4452
tiffany.billingslea@chattahoocheetech.edu

What programs do you advise for?

  • Computer Information Systems
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology
  • Technical Specialist
  • Interdisciplinary Studies

Favorite movie: Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit

Favorite color: Purple

What is your educational background? I have a Master’s of Education in School Counseling.

What was my most unique travel experience? Touring the city of London and viewing Stonehenge.

Best advice for students? It’s not how you start; it’s how you finish.

Donna Boutilier

Quirky, outgoing, left-handed, positive thinker, classically trained musician, I walk into things.

Headshot Donna BoutilierAcademic Advisor
North Metro and Woodstock Campuses
Office: 770-529-2334
donna.boutilier@chattahoocheetech.edu

What programs do you advise for?

  • Cosmetology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Horticulture
  • Early Childhood Care & Education
  • Business Management
  • Business Technology
  • Technical Specialist
  • Interdisciplinary Studies

My perfect day? A mini vacation away from it all…at the lake with a good book and grilling out.

Favorite Quote: Without struggle, there is no progress.

Bucket List: I would love to visit every country in the world.

Advice for students: College is a journey…enjoy it, embrace it, and don’t be afraid to change your path along the way.

Michelle Capozzi

Avid reader, binge-watcher, 80’s music enthusiast, coffee connoisseur, quick witted.

Headshot Michelle CapozziAcademic Advisor
North Metro and Canton Campuses
Office: 706-253-4869
michelle.capozzi@chattahoocheetech.edu

What programs do you advise for?

  • Air Conditioning
  • Diesel Equipment Technology
  • Drafting Technology
  • Environmental Technology
  • Precision Machining and Manufacturing
  • Industrial Maintenance & Electrical Technology
  • Technical Specialist
  • Interdisciplinary Studies

What is your educational background? I have a Master’s Degree of Education in Emotional/Behavioral Disorders

What is your favorite academic subject? Psychology

Favorite lunch spot at the Canton campus? Okinawa Steak and Sushi

Best advice for new students: Use your time wisely. If you have breaks in between classes, use our Library or Success Centers to get homework done so you won’t have to worry about it at home.

Arlene Collins

Virgin Islander, life counselor, traveler, television addict, young at heart.

Headshot Arlene CollinsAcademic Advisor
Marietta Campus
Office: 770-528-4598
arlene.collins@chattahoocheetech.edu

What programs do you advise for?

  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Accounting
  • Business Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Technical Specialist
  • Interdisciplinary Studies

Favorite place to go to unwind during the Spring and Summer months: Six Flags Over Georgia

Favorite Movie: Pretty Woman

Most used emoji: Hearts

Words I live by: There is no such word as “can’t.”

Best part of my job: Meeting students from various countries and backgrounds and encouraging them to meet their educational goals.

Renee Love

Broadway enthusiast, obsessed with books, friendly, roller coaster rider, beach lover.

Headshot Renee LoveAcademic Advisor
Appalachian and Canton Campuses
Office: 706-253-4871
renee.love@chattahoocheetech.edu

What programs do you advise for?

  • Automotive Technology
  • Automotive Collision Repair
  • Carpentry
  • Cosmetology
  • Welding
  • Technical Specialist
  • Interdisciplinary Studies

What is your educational background? Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Tennessee

Favorite ride at Six Flags? Goliath

Best advice for new students? Push yourself to step out of your comfort zone. Be open to learning new things, meeting new people, and attending campus events.

Wendy Matthis

Coffee shop enthusiast, open-minded, bubbly personality, lover of Chicago deep dish pizza and house music.

Headshot Wendy MatthisAcademic Advisor
Marietta and Mountain View Campuses
Office: 770-528-4997
wendy.matthis@chattahoocheetech.edu

What programs do you advise for?

  • Television Production Technology
  • Design and Media Production Technology
  • Culinary Arts
  • Barbering
  • Cosmetology
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Technical Specialist
  • Interdisciplinary Studies

What’s your other dream job? Go on tour with Beyonce as a backup singer.

Favorite App? Texture (magazine app)

Most recent proudest moment: Graduating from LSU with a Master of Arts Degree in Education with an emphasis in Higher Education Administration & Student Affairs.

Best thing about working in Higher Education: Seeing students on their very first day of college, and then seeing them again two years later walking across the stage at graduation, knowing that they are completing their academic goals.

Best advice for new students: Take some time to learn more about all of the resources provided on campus in an effort to be well equipped throughout your academic journey.

Michael Marlatt, M.A.

Outgoing, good sense of humor, creative, thoughtful.

Headshot Mike MarlattAcademic Advisor
Paulding Campus
Office: 770-443-7951
mmarlatt@chattahoocheetech.edu

What programs do you advise for? 

  • Marketing Management
  • Welding and Joining Technology
  • Early Childhood Care and Education
  • Technical Specialist
  • Interdisciplinary Studies

What is your hidden talent? Self-taught landscaper

A skill you wish you had? Playing the piano by ear

Favorite Song: Somewhere Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World by IZ

Best advice for college students: Commit. Focus. Learn your resources and use them.

James (Jim) Moore

Football fanatic, coffee connoisseur, cat guy, Santa lookalike.

Headshot Jim MooreAcademic Advisor
Marietta Campus
Office: 770-975-4021
james.moore@chattahoocheetech.edu

What programs do you advise for? 

  • Accounting
  • Business Management
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Technical Specialist
  • Interdisciplinary Studies

What is your educational background? Mid-Atlantic Christian University, Cincinnati Christian University, University of Cincinnati, Georgia State University

What are your hobbies? Gardening, DIY, travel

What is your favorite movie? The Hunt for Red October

What is your favorite food? Burgers

Best advice for students? It’s great to have a life plan; however, it’s important to be willing to adapt and change direction, if needed.

Vincent Penn

Quiet observer, thrill seeker, analytical, health conscious, loves to travel.

Headshot of Vincent PennAcademic Advisor
North Metro Campus
Office: 770-528-5821
vincent.penn@chattahoocheetech.edu

What programs do you advise for? 

  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology
  • Business Management
  • Technical Specialist
  • Interdisciplinary Studies

One of my best adventures: Traveling to Victoria, British Columbia, to bungee jump from a 145-foot bridge

Bucket List: Travel to the Holy Land

Favorite city: San Francisco

Proudest Moment: Finding my daughter and son after many years of separation

Favorite Movies: Braveheart and Unforgiven

Advice for students: Whether you are reading a book or watching TV, you are always learning. Learning is a lifelong process; enjoy the ride!

Helen Rhoads

Wrestling fan, theater nerd, education enthusiast.

Headshot Helen RhoadsAcademic Advisor
Marietta and Paulding Campuses
Office: 770-528-5816
helen.rhoads@chattahoocheetech.edu

What programs do you advise for? 

  • Early Childhood Care and Education
  • Criminal Justice Technology
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Air Conditioning Technology
  • Automotive Technology
  • Technical Specialist
  • Interdisciplinary Studies

Favorite place on earth? Far side of the lake at Vogel State Park

Guilty Pleasure TV show? LIVE PD, Fridays on A&E, and anything WWE

Where is a good place to eat lunch in Marietta? Try Pita Street Food, just down South Cobb Drive

Favorite thing about Chattahoochee Tech? Preparing students for the workforce

Best advice for new students? Manage your time and don’t let it manage you.

Judy Roberts

Unflappable, patient, sugar addict, pack rat who enjoys travel, reading, spending time with family and friends.

Headshot Judy RobertsAcademic Advisor
Mountain View and Woodstock Campuses
Office: 770-509-6354
Judy.Roberts@chattahoocheetech.edu

What programs do you advise for? 

  • Television Production Technology
  • Design & Media Production Technology
  • Culinary Arts
  • Interiors
  • Technical Specialist
  • Interdisciplinary Studies

Mistakes: We’ve all made them. Let’s move forward. Chatt Tech is a great place for new beginnings.

Why do I enjoy advising students? I like turning negative thinking into positive actions.

What makes me proud? Maintaining friendships. I still have three close friends I met before the age of five.

What was my most unique travel experience? Fingal’s Cave off the coast of the Isle of Mull in Scotland.

What was my worst travel experience? Ask me about the time I rode a bike off the side of a volcano.

My advice for every student: Ask questions. Listen to answers. Research on your own.

Meet Our Leadership Team:

Corey Cantrell

Pet parent, aspiring manager of the Atlanta Braves, exercise bike enthusiast, coffee addict, collector of mid-sized trucks.

Headshot Corey CantrellAcademic Advisement Coordinator
Northern Campuses: Appalachian, Canton,
Woodstock, North Metro
Office: 770-975-4096
corey.cantrell@chattahoocheetech.edu

How long have your worked at CTC? Since 2014.

What is your educational background? Bachelor of Arts in History from Kennesaw State University; Master of Arts in History from Georgia State University

What is your favorite academic subject? History

Favorite place in metro Atlanta? SunTrust Park

Best advice for new students: College is a transformative experience. Embrace it.

Rockfield D’Amour

CTC Class of 2018.
Funny, calculated, teacher of learners, DIY attempter.

Headshot Rockfield D'AmourAcademic Advisement Coordinator
Southern Campuses: Marietta, Mountain View, Paulding
Office: 770-528-3549
rockfield.damour@chattahoocheetech.edu

Favorite college memories? Traveling for the first time by myself and meeting my wife

Best part of your job? Seeing students at commencement and remembering the start of their journeys.

Best study spot on campus? The success center private study rooms or the library private study rooms.

Favorite vacation destination? The beach

Best advice for a college student? Plan ahead for all outcomes, as life is sure to throw you curves. He/she who plans has less of a curve to recover from.

Bethany Schultz

Introvert, coffee lover, book collector, owned by cats, budding chef.

Headshot Bethany SchultzDirector of Advising
Office: 770-529-2305
bethany.schultz@chattahoocheetech.edu

Interesting fact about me: I’ve seen Jimmy Buffett in concert every year since 1991.

Most used app on my phone: Words with Friends

Best part of my job: Being able to see growth, whether it’s in students, staff, or colleagues. Seeing positive change and growth.

Best advice for new students: Don’t be afraid to ask a question. Ever.