Reinhardt University | Accredited Degree Programs Online

Program Staff

You will study under experienced professionals who will challenge you to experience deep and meaningful
learning, while guiding you as you seek to fulfill your education objectives and career goals.

Trey Drawdy
Dean of the School of Professional Studies
Program Coordinator-Bachelor of Criminal Justice
Director of Police Academy Instructor of Criminal Justice

Trey serves as the Dean of the School of Professional
Studies and coordinates the online Bachelor of Criminal Justice
program. In addition, he serves as Director of the Reinhardt
University Public Safety Institute / Police Academy. He has
worked in a variety of law enforcement capacities and has held
various higher education leadership positions over the course
of his career. His interest in criminal justice was kindled as
a result of working alongside law enforcement officers as a
broadcast journalist and news director. He began his law
enforcement career in 1994 as an officer with the Glynn County
Police Department. Trey’s field experience includes patrol,
narcotics investigations, juvenile probation/intake, and campus
public safety. He has been a Georgia P.O.S.T. certified
instructor since 2000 and accepted his first full-time
collegiate criminal justice faculty appointment in 2004. Trey
is a professional member of the Georgia Association of Chiefs
of Police and served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve from
1991-1999. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
from Armstrong State University and a Master of Education in
Criminal Justice from Troy University.

Diane Petty
Diane Petty
Asst. Professor of Business, BBA Online Program Coordinator

Diane Petty has over 25 years of experience in higher education with a background that ranges from
marketing and admissions to the business office and the classroom. She has successfully worked to
develop online programs and brings real-life work experience in both retail and hotel management to the
BBA program. Ms. Petty also works with local business on leadership and team-building development and
often facilitates workshops with a leadership focus.

Diane’s journey at Reinhardt began as a dual-enrolled high school student. She graduated from Reinhardt
with an AS in Criminal Justice and, later, a BS in Business Administration. She went on to earn her MBA
with Troy University. Now, returning to her roots, Ms. Petty is the Coordinator of the Reinhardt
University online Bachelor of Business Administration program and Assistant Professor of Business with
the McCamish School of Business.

Erin Hager Henthorne
Enrollment Counselor

Melissa Sharp
Student Success Counselor

Carrie Sutherland
Carrie Sutherland
Enrollment and Student Outreach Specialist for Bachelor of Business Administration and
Criminal Justice

Carrie graduated from the University of Tennessee at Martin in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in
Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. She has been working with higher education
since 2012 and is passionate about helping students succeed. In her spare time, Carrie enjoys traveling
with her friends and family, and spending time with her dog Emme.

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