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Director of Admissions
"As a 2002 graduate of Reinhardt of Reinhardt, I know first-hand how easy it is to get connected here. There are tons of opportunities for involvement on campus, and our professors are incredibly talented and dedicated." - Lacey
Recruitment Area: Lacey is Reinhardt’s recruiter and Admissions Counselor for all international students, freshmen and transfer students.
Lacey has been with admissions since August 2004. She graduated from Reinhardt in 2002 with a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies with an English concentration. In 2006, she completed a Master's in Public Administration from Kennesaw State University. Her hometown is Cartersville, Ga.
Christopher Bryan '10
Associate Director of Admissions
“The atmosphere at Reinhardt University is unlike any other school. Becoming a Reinhardt Eagle means you are joining a family that will nurture you and shape your life and build your future! Reinhardt is a place that will get in your bones and stay with your forever!” –Chris
Christopher is Reinhardt’s recruiter and Admissions Counselor for freshmen from Pickens County and transfer students whose last name begins with N-Z. He also assists re-admitted students through the admissions process.
Christopher has been at Reinhardt since January of 2011. Originally from Jasper, Georgia, Christopher was a part of the first class to graduate from the newly named Reinhardt University. He graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Middle Grades Education with a concentration in mathematics and social science. As a student at Reinhardt, Christopher was very active with many groups on campus. He was the president of the Baptist Colligate Ministry (BCM) and Reinhardt Organization for Student Educators (R.O.S.E.) groups. Christopher was also a Reinhardt Captain, Campus Ministry Audio and Visual Intern, and a part of the Student Government Association. Christopher completed his Master's degree in Higher Education at Mercer University in May of 2015. Christopher enjoys spending time with his wife, Jessica, their son, Jace, and German Shepherd, Huck. He also enjoys the outdoors, being an active member in his church, and watching college football.
Owen Bagley '12
“During the first few minutes of my very first visit to Reinhardt, I fell in love with the beauty of the campus. Being an avid outdoorsman, I was captivated by the miles of trails and lush green campus which Reinhardt has to offer. Once I became a student, I experienced the challenge and encouragement that go hand in hand with the Reinhardt faculty. Reinhardt University is an ideal place to grow, to learn and to thrive.” - Owen
Owen is Reinhardt’s recruiter and Admissions Counselor for students from South and West Georgia, as well as students from Cobb, Paulding, Polk, Douglas, Carroll, and Coweta Counties. He also assists out-of-state freshmen through the admissions process.
Owen joined the Admissions staff in March of 2018. Originally from Henry County, Owen spent his high school years in Gwinnett County. He graduated from Reinhardt University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in History. Owen then went on to earn his Master of Divinity degree from Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, Virginia. Owen has been married to his lovely wife, Lauren, whom he met at Reinhardt, for almost 5 years. In his spare time Owen enjoys hiking, camping, trout fishing, and playing with his two adopted dogs, Macy and Hazel.
“The first thing I noticed upon arriving to Reinhardt’s campus was how friendly everyone was. I was taken aback by the sense of community that surrounded this place. The encouragement and support that can be found on this campus is something that you don’t find everywhere. Reinhardt is unique and wonderful and I am honored to be a part of the Reinhardt family.”- Michael
Michael is Reinhardt’s recruiter and Admissions Counselor for students in Fulton, Dekalb, and Gwinnett Counties. He also works with students from northwest Georgia and northern Cherokee County and transfer students whose last name begins with A-M.
Michael Cooper joined the Admissions staff in March of 2016. Michael grew up in Northern Hall County. After graduating High School, Michael joined the United States Air Force and served four years as a member of a Security Forces team. During that time, Michael was blessed with the opportunity to work with a special security team that traveled the world in support of the United States Air Force nuclear program. After leaving the Air Force, Michael received his Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice in 2012 from North Georgia College and State University, now the University of North Georgia. Michael has been married to his wonderful wife, Kim, for over 11 years and they currently resided in Dawsonville, Georgia. In his free time, Michael enjoys listening to music, cooking with friends and family, and spending time outdoors hiking and camping.
Valencia Flores '15
"From my very first visit to coming back as an Alum, Reinhardt has always felt like my second home. At Reinhardt, you will make life long connections with your fellow classmates, faculty, and staff members. This is truly a special place." - Valencia
Valencia is Reinhardt’s recruiter and Admissions Counselor for East and Northeast Georgia, Henry, Clayton, and Fayette Counties, and southern Cherokee County. Valencia also assists all homeschool students through the admissions process.
Valencia joined the Admissions staff in June 2017. Valencia grew up in Elbert County, the “Granite Capital of the World.” After graduating high school, she attended Reinhardt University, where she became an active member of the campus community. Valencia served as a Reinhardt Captain, Resident Assistant, Orientation Leader, worked with summer programs, and also performed in the concert choir and wind ensemble. Valencia graduated in 2015 with a Bachelor of Music degree. In her spare time, Valencia enjoys going to the movies and dinner with her husband, attending music and theater performances, and spending time with her cat, Grace.
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