MS, Project Management, George Washington University
BA, Communications and Speech, Georgia State
Professional Biography & Experience
Sandra Maughon joined Piedmont College as an adjunct professor in 2000 teaching a variety of courses including management, project management, operations management, and quality. In 2015, she joined the full-time faculty at the Walker School of Business.
Ms. Maughon’s professional experience includes a broad background in management and education. Prior to her full-time responsibilities at Piedmont College, she held positions at North Georgia Technical College and IBM, and owned and operated The Christmas Shoppe in Helen.
As Senior Project Manager at IBM, she lead teams including project leaders, instructional designers, technical writers, and graphic artists. Her responsibilities included all facets of project management including negotiating and reviewing contracts, developing and managing the overall project plan, concurrent activity definition and scheduling, tracking progress and reporting to the sponsor, resolving conflicts internally as well as internationally, administering change control process, ensuring quality adherence and testing and facilitating closeout and debrief phases, conducting project kickoff, managing final worldwide distribution of completed product.
At North Georgia Technical College, she began as the Director of Continuing Education in 2005 and then became the Public Relations and Information Director. During that time she was responsible for promoting and maintaining the image of the college by managing information on the website, production and distribution of promotional materials, and internal and external communications.
Sandra holds a Bachelor of Arts from Georgia State in Communications and a Master of Science in Project Management from George Washington University. She is active in the community serving on the Board of Directors for the White County Chamber of Commerce, her homeowner’s association board, and with other organizations. She completed Leadership White in 2005, CEDT (Certified Economic Development Training) in 2009, and participated in White County’s Vision2020 in 2011.