SABRINA SWANN | Business & Computer Technologies Dean
Dr. Swann has a BS in Accounting and Data Processing from Fort Valley State University, Master of Public Administration for Georgia College and State University, Educational Specialist in Business Education from Troy State University, and Doctorate in Education Leadership from Valdosta State University. She has over 20 years of Secondary and Postsecondary teaching experience and over ten years in program and administrative leadership for the college as Program Chair for Business Technology and Division Chair for Business and Computer Technology. Dr. Swann presently serves as Dean for Business and Computer Technologies. In addition, she has a Microsoft Office Specialist Certification and T6 State of Georgia Teacher Certification.
BRIDGET WILLIS | Computer Programs, Division Chair
Ms. Willis graduated from Georgia Southern University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Information Systems. Ms. Willis graduated from Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University with a Master of Information Management Systems in Application Tools. Ms. Willis has a Microsoft Office Specialist Access 2010 certification.
JACQUELINE FARMS | Computer Information Systems, Program Chair
Jacqueline Farms is a Cyber Security and Networking Instructor at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC). Ms. Farms received her Master of Science degree from Capella University in Information Technology, with a specialization in Information Security and a Bachelor of Science degree from Middle Georgia State University in Information Technology, with a specialization in Networking and Communications. She has supplemented her education with many training seminars and currently holds a CompTIA Security+ certification. She is also an AWS Academy Cloud Foundations Graduate. Ms. Farms is the Cybersecurity Club Advisor at CGTC. Prior to teaching at CGTC, Ms. Farms was the Networking Program Director at Virginia College. She also served 23 years in the US Air Force as a Senior Non-Commissioned Officer.
FELICIA EVERIDGE | Computer Information Systems, Instructor
Felicia Everidge is a full time Computer Information Technology Instructor at Central Georgia Technical College. Her focus in in the Networking and Cybersecurity areas. She has been a Cisco Networking Academy Instructor for 25 years and has earned the award of Instructor Excellence Expert for 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2021. Along with the Cisco networking courses, she teaches three of the Cybersecurity courses: Network Security, Network Defense and Countermeasures, and Ethical Hacking and Pen Testing. She takes students on campus field trips and performs hands-on labs and creates scenarios for students whenever possible to aid in their learning and understanding.
Over the course of her educational career, she has served as the AITP (Association of Information Technology Professionals) Club Advisor as well as the CIST Internship Program Advisor. Mrs. Everidge has a Master of Science in Computer Science from Georgia Southwestern State University and a Bachelor of Business Administration, with a concentration in Management Information Systems, from the University of Georgia. She has held the CNE and CCNA certifications and is currently a CCAI for the Cisco Networking Academy and has the CompTIA Security+ certification.
JAMES PUND | Computer Information Systems, Instructor
Mr. James (Jim) Pund is a CIST Instructor at Central Georgia Technical College. He joined the team as a full-time instructor January of 2020, and teaches CISCO networking and Cyber Security introduction courses. Mr. Pund received his Bachelor of Science in Information Technology from Macon State College, with a specialization in networking and mass communications.
Mr. Pund spent 15 years working in the higher education arena as an IT support professional supporting students, faculty, and staff alike. This allows him to use his experience in desktop, server, and network support to enhance the learning environment by providing real world experiences to the students.
Mr. Pund currently holds a CCNA certification, CCNA teaching certifications and a CCNA CyberOps teaching certification
ALESIA SIKES | Computer Information Systems, Instructor
Alesia Sikes is a full time Computer Information Technology Instructor at Central Georgia Technical College. In October 2000, Ms. Sikes started her career at CGTC. She has prior work experience in the information technology field working for Procter & Gamble and Weyerhaeuser
Her industry experience is in project management, computer support, technology transition and IT management. Ms. Sikes received a Master of Science in Computer Science from Georgia Southwestern State University; a BBA with MIS Concentration and BSED from the University of Georgia. Her expertise is in operating systems, hardware, project management, networking & security, MS Office technologies, disaster recovery, and database.