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Business Office


The Business Office is committed to promoting and facilitating excellence in relevant and reliable financial management, reporting and services to its internal and external users; securing compliance and accountability through a controlled cost effective environment; contributing to the Christ-centered, people-focused, student-oriented, quality-driven, and future-directed mission of the University, as well as to the success and growth of its constituents by anticipating needs and implementing innovative solutions; providing a supportive working environment for our staff which facilitates their career development and which is conducive to the attainment of objectives. 

Office Hours

8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Petty cash available from 9 am to 12:30pm
Phone: 864-231-2130
Notary services available by appointment.

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External Services

Meet The Team

Kristie Cole
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Martha McMinn
Associate Vice President, Finance

Paula Palomo
Executive Director of Budgeting

Victoria Pierce

Darlene Morgan
Accounting Manager – Purchasing

Amanda Fleming
Accounting Manager – Payroll

Abbie Jones
Staff Accountant

Chere’ Moules
Accounts Payable Specialist

Emily Vardeman
Cashier/Accounts Receivable/External Services

Ginny Pekarik
Perkins Loan Coordinator/Payroll Assistant

Kristi Harton
Purchasing Accountant

Laura Vaughn
Accountant, General Ledger

Jordan Martin
Budget and Financial Planning Accountant

Beth Thomas
Accounting Assistant