Undergraduate Admissions Directory

Nikki Blanchard

Nikki grew up right outside of Atlanta, and after graduating from Piedmont in 2015 she now resides in Athens. Graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Painting, Athens seemed like the perfect mix of art, music, and of course great places to eat. After working at the University of Georgia for a couple years, she…

Brenda Boonstra

Brenda was born and raised in a small town in Michigan. She graduated from a small private college in her home state but has lived in Habersham County for over 20 years. As the mother of five children, and through her own experiences, she understands the value of higher education. In her free time, she…

Karis Fowler

Karis is a native of Habersham County, growing up in Clarkesville, Ga., but residing in Gainesville now. Having previously worked in both traditional and higher education, she understands the well-rounded education Piedmont offers is one that benefits the whole person. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, trying new restaurants, watching college football, and…

Gabriel Gutierrez

Gabriel was born in Mexico City but raised in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Hendersonville, North Carolina. He graduated from Piedmont University in July 2018, and decided to come back to his home away from home to aid students to build lifelong relationships! If he is not working, he does a variety of activities, including…

Michelle Leach

Michelle Leach currently works as the Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions for Piedmont University, Athens Campus. Michelle is a graduate from Piedmont University, Athens with a B.A. in Psychology. She also earned an Associate Degree in the Social Work program and (AEMT) Advanced Emergency Medical Technician from Athens Technical College. Prior to her work at…

Wendy Stanley

After growing up in Fort Myers, Florida, Wendy decided to make Georgia her home while attending Wesleyan College. She completed two degrees, including a Bachelor of Arts in English and Master of Business Administration. Her career focus has been in higher education, with positions in admissions, financial aid and career counseling. She welcomes the opportunity…