The College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences welcomes two new members to our Administrative Office.
CEHHS welcomes Ami McBride as the new Budget Director. Prior to joining CEHHS, she was the Business Manager for the Tickle College of Engineering’s Nuclear Engineering department for three years. Prior to moving to Tennessee, Ami was the Vice President for Finance at Baker College of Cadillac in Michigan for nine years. She held many accounting roles in both manufacturing and construction industries that spanned 16 years. Ami obtained her MBA from Lake Superior State University, her BBA in accounting from Baker College of Cadillac, and her BBA in management from Davenport University.
CEHHS also welcomes Courtney Holbert, our new Director of External Funding. Prior to joining CEHHS, she worked in the local nonprofit arena for 10 years and was a Pre-Award and Subaward Coordinator in the Office of Sponsored Programs for The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture for six years. She earned her Master’s Degree from The University of Tennessee in Social Work with a concentration in Management and Community Practice. It was in College that Courtney wrote her first successful grant proposal and has never looked back. Securing external funding for local programs or faculty in higher education has been her passion ever since. Courtney is an active member of the National Council of University Research Administrators where she often presents on topics related to professional development and excellent customer service in research administration.
Welcome to the CEHHS family! We all look forward to working with you!