About - Our Team

CPE brings to Virginia Tech a group of experienced higher education professionals focused on applying their knowledge and expertise in non-credit continuing and professional education to your program. Here’s a listing of our team. Not sure who you’re looking for? Please contact our main number so we can begin the conversation and learn more about your needs.

 

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Shelly Jobst
Director
sjobst@vt.edu
540-231-7084
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Kathy Ribbens
Administrative Assistant
to the Director
kribbens@vt.edu
540-231-4540

CPE Planning Team

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Jeanette Cooper
Assistant Director
jeancoop@vt.edu
540-231-4140
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Zachary Coffren
Program Manager
zcoffren@vt.edu
540-232-8476
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Kimberly Graves
Program Assistant
gravesk@vt.edu
540-231-2425
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Caroline Honeycutt
Program Coordinator
honeyc@vt.edu
540-231-1357
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Sarah Lyon
Program Manager
lsarah7@vt.edu
540-231-6120
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Alyssa McKenney
Contract Program Specialist (TAPs)
alyssa1@vt.edu
540-231-9087
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Ivan Gonzalez Pacheco
Program Coordinator
ivan19@vt.edu
540-231-3144
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Jeneen Preston
Program Coordinator
pjeneen7@vt.edu
540-231-7330
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Erich Sawyer
Program Manager
erichs1@vt.edu
540-231-4084
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Leland Shelton
Program Manager
leshelt2@vt.edu
540-231-9617
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Brittany Woods
Program Coordinator
brittanywoods@vt.edu
540-231-2014
 
 
 

Registration

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Nancy Rakes
Conference Registrar
Technical Specialist
nancyr@vt.edu
540-231-2922
 
 

Enrollment Systems

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Travis Carter
Manager of Enrollment
Information Systems
tac@vt.edu
540-231-9982
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Christina Long
Enrollment System Coordinator
cllong@vt.edu
540-231-9439

Creative Services

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Lori Atwater
Web Designer
latwater@vt.edu
540-231-4468
 

Finance

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Nancy Gruber
Director of Finance and HR Administration
looneyn@vt.edu
540-231-5373
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Lisa Mahaney
Assistant Director of Finance
lmahaney@vt.edu
540-231-2008
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Esther Cruz-Herrera
Program Accountant/
Payroll Specialist
ecruz1@vt.edu
540-231-5126
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Steven Gaynor
Program Accountant/
Accounts Payable Specialist
gsteven7@vt.edu
540-231-6835
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David Mitchell
Administrative Associate/
Depositor
davidlee@vt.edu
540-231-9340
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Cristal Raffensberger
Program Accountant
/Accounts Receivable Specialist
cnhuff@vt.edu
540-231-5374

Greater Washington D.C., metro area

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Patty Tatro
Associate Director, Continuing and Professional Education
ptatro@vt.edu
571-858-3006
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Briana Blanchard
Program Manager
bnblanch@vt.edu
571-858-3304

Executive Briefing Center, Arlington, VA

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Larissa LaCour
Executive Briefing Center Manager
llacour@vt.edu
571-858-3044
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Anna Smith
Event Coordinator
anna.irene@vt.edu
571-858-3364
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