Meet the Admissions Staff

Keli Sewell
Vice President of Enrollment Services

Andy Ray
Director of Admissions  

Andy met the love of his life, Regina, on the first day of freshman orientation at North Greenville in 1982.  Andy and Regina both sang in Joyful Sound while they were in school at North Greenville.  They were later married and now have two children, Elizabeth and David.  Andy started working at NGU in 1992.  When Andy is not serving NGU, he can be found serving God as the Minister of Music/Worship Leader at Bethel Baptist Church in Greenville, SC.  For a listing of Andy's territories click here.    

 Email Andy or call him at 864.977.7053

Erin Wall
Director of Enrollment Marketing and Events

Erin is a 2000 NGU grad with a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies. She immediately began her career in the Office of Admissions.  Erin completed her MBA with NGU in 2007. Erin considers it a blessing and privilege to share with prospective students her memories and experiences from NGU.

For questions about Encounter Days and other special events, email Erin or call her at 864.977.7051.


Debbie Barefoot
Associate Director for High School Students

Debbie graduated from Anderson University and has worked at NGU since 1998. Sharing NGU with prospective students and their families is very rewarding to Debbie. She considers it a privilege to work with high school students as they make decisions that will impact them for a lifetime.  For a listing of Debbie's territories click here

Email Debbie or call her at 864.977.7175.


Whitney Barefoot
Associate Director
Transfer and International Counselor

Whitney Barefoot is a 2007 NGU Mass Communication grad.  Whitney assists transfer and international transfer students with the admissions process. She enjoys sharing her experiences with prospective students as she guides them to becoming fellow Crusaders and feels blessed to work for her alma mater! For a listing of Whitney's territories, click here.

Email Whitney or call her at 864.977.7274.

Katie Lynn Marshall
Senior Admissions Counselor

Katie Lynn graduated from NGU in 2009 with a Marketing degree. She works with our high school graduates and international students. Katie Lynn loved her time as a student at NGU and enjoys sharing her experience with students as they make decisions about college. For a listing of Katie Lynn's territories click here.

Email Katie Lynn or call her at 864.663.0187.



Cory Truax
Admissions Counselor
Missionary Dependent Enrollment Coordinator

Cory graduated from NGU in 2008 with an interdisciplinary degree in History and English. He now enjoys the opportunity in helping students make their decisions to attend NGU. You can hear Cory Truax on various radio talk shows in the Upstate.  For a listing of Cory's territories click here.

Email Cory or call him at 864.977.7159.


Eric Engle
Admissions Counselor
Dual Enrollment Coordinator

Eric is a 2006 NGU Mass Communication graduate. After graduation, he went on to work for In Touch Ministries. Eric also worked for Southern Baptist Theological Seminary as a videographer and radio engineer for the President of Southern Seminary. Eric considers it a privilege to guide students towards a field they can be successful in and a place where they can grow closer to the Lord.  For a listing of Eric's territories click here.

Email Eric or call him at 864.977.7159.


Marnie Daniel
Campus Visit Coordinator
Campus Ambassador Advisor

A Michigan native, Marnie was led by the Lord to the Greenville area in the summer of 2009.  She is honored to be a part of the NGU Admissions Team and is very excited to help guide future students in their walk through the next season of their life.

For questions about Sneak Previews, Campus Ambassadors, private visits or reserving the Hayes Ministry Center Banquet Hall, email Marnie or call her at 864.977.7052.


Michelle Moses
Office Manager for Admissions

Michelle has worked at NGU since 2001. She enjoys working at NGU because she loves being able to worship her Lord through her work.  Michelle loves working in the Office of Admissions because this is where she feels the Lord has called her to serve and minister.

For questions about the admissions process or reactivating an application, email Michelle or call her at 864.977.7050.


Joan Moon

Joan enjoys working at NGU because she knows that Christ is the center of everything.  She is thankful for the freedom of sharing her faith in Christ with everyone on campus.  Joan loves that the faculty, staff, and students are all one big family! 

For questions about your application or prepayment, email Joan or call her at 864.977.7001.


Lauren Gravely
Office Manager Assistant

Lauren graduated from NGU in 2014 with a BA in Broadcast Media.  She quickly felt God calling her back to her alma mater.  She is grateful to be a part of the NGU family.

Email Lauren or call her at 864.663.0188 ext. 1188



Kayla Gilreath
Data Entry Specialist

Kayla was born and raised in the North Greenville area.  She is excited to be a vital part of the Admissions process!  

Email Kayla or call her at 864.895.1672


Jenny Williams
Enrollment Marketing Assistant

Jenny was a recipient of the Foothills Scholarship while she attended  NGU.  She graduated in 2011 with a degree in Mass Communications and a minor in Visual Arts.  Jenny is excited to have the opportunity to market such an amazing school!  Check out #wearengu!

Email Jenny or call her at 864.663.0190 ext. 1190