Mr. Lee Yowell, Vice President for Advancement

Mr. Lee Yowell came to Toccoa Falls College in 2010 to serve as Vice President for Student Development. In 2013, after serving as Interim VP for Advancement, he was appointed by the president to serve as the new Vice President for Institutional Advancement.  Lee has served in various administrative roles in Christian higher education for the past 13 years.

A native of the great state of Indiana, Mr. Yowell received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Olivet Nazarene University and a Master of Science Degree from Mount Vernon Nazarene University.  He and his wife, Bridget, have been married since 2000 and have four children:  Houston, Ashton, Grace and Peyton.

B. A. – Olivet Nazarene University
M. S. – Mount Vernon Nazarene University

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Allie Hotalen, Administrative Assistant

Allie is originally from Orlando, Florida. She moved to Tallahassee where she attended Florida State University. Allie graduated in December 2013 with an Athletic Training degree. After graduating from FSU, she moved to Toccoa to join the Advancement and Alumni Office as the administrative assistant. Allie recently married Shane Hotalen and loves being a part of the TFC community. They live in Toccoa with their dog, Evie.

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Deborah Wilkes, Director of Alumni and College Relations

Deborah is originally from Oklahoma (an “Okie from Muskogee”). She came to TFC as a student in 1991 and graduated in December 1994 with an A.A. in General Studies. She has been working in the Alumni Office since January 1995. She first served as the administrative assistant, then the Assistant Director, and is now currently serving as the Interim Director. She takes care of the daily flow of information, communications, and records for the Alumni Office. She may also be called upon to assist in other areas of responsibility for the college.

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