Our Faculty

Molly Bowie Cook

Head of Tutorial Programs

University of Memphis- BS in Education and minor in Art. Loves working along side her sister, Sherri Spain, in fulfilling the Bowie dream created by her father and brother, over 20 years ago. Outside of Bowie, she is more than likely to be enjoying family and the joys of having two granddaughters.

Allie Chester

Assistant to the Head of Tutorial Programs

Harding University - BA in Bible and Family Ministry. Allie is a native Memphian and currently lives in Midtown. She loves good coffee, spending time with friends, and live music. Most of her free time is spent hanging out with her greyhound, Mia.

Our Tutors

Brianna Aheimer

Johns Hopkins University- BS in Neuroscience; Southern College of Optometry- Class of 2025

I like playing sports, board games, music, going to coffee shops, cooking, and hanging out with my dog.

Sarah Appleton

University of Tennessee- BA in Political Science; University of Memphis- Doctor of Jurisprudence

Her favorite hobby is napping, though she also enjoys reading novels and geocaching when the weather is nice.

Nick Brackley

Missouri University of Science and Technology- BS in Aerospace Engineering

Nick has spent three years as an educator and three as a classroom teacher. He's tutored privately and for three different companies. He loves teaching science and bringing ideas to life. He has a life-long passion for space exploration and sports.

Kristen Bergstein

University of Memphis - BA in Elementary Education

She’s originally from Pittsburgh and loves to read in her free time, especially with her kitten, Gus, on her lap.

Nettie Ciaramitaro

Arkansas Tech University- BS in Psychology; Pursuing Master's in Educational Leadership

She's a part of a soul and R&B band called "The Players" and a jazz/funk band called "Outer Ring". The band has played for the cast of "The Help". She's a huge fan of Memphis music, including: Hi Records, Stax, and Royal Studios. She loves to sing, play guitar, paint, and write music.

Cameron Copeland

College of Charleston- BS in Biology; Southern College of Optometry- Class of 2025

I enjoy hanging out with friends, visiting new places, and playing volleyball.

Kyle Fong

University of Tennessee- MS in Pharmacology; University of Mississippi- BS in Chemistry

I enjoy biking, video games, cooking, and frankly, I'm a dog's best friend.

Andrew Gafford

University of Memphis - B.A. in Communications & B.S. in Mathematical Sciences

My three favorite hobbies include watching and playing baseball, going bird watching at Shelby Farms or Shelby Forest, and playing board games with my friends and family.

Suzanne Harvey

University of Mississippi - BA in English Education; Currently pursuing a Masters in English Literature at the University of Memphis.

Her senior year she played the role of "Sharpay" in High School Musical, and Disney invited their cast to go to Disney World and perform their show on one of their stages.

Lindsay Helms

University of Memphis- BA in English/Creative Writing and Romance Languages/Spanish, MA in Romance Languages/Spanish and Portuguese; working on PhD in Applied Linguistics

I love to travel. I have traveled to five continents and nine countries. I speak Spanish and Portuguese. I love to get outside. My husband and I are avid kayakers and hikers. I also enjoy reading, writing and spending time with my two huskies, Che and Nena.

Kiah Hoff

Lipscomb University - pursuing BA in Social Work

Kiah is a native Tennessean who loves to read, travel, listen to music, bike, play board games, and spend time with friends and family. One of her favorite things is forming deep relationships with new people, and she also loves a good nap.

Audrey Inmon

Lipscomb University- Bachelor of Music in Commercial Music Production

I am a Memphis Native who attended Harding Academy for 15 years (Class of 2016). I've travelled to France, Italy, Greece, Honduras, Italy, and England. Outside of work, I spend the majority of my time teaching vocal lessons or walking my dogs at Shelby Farms.

Danian Jerry

University of Memphis - BA in English and Philosophy; MFA in Creative Writing

Enjoys reading fiction and writing about Memphis music.

Isabel Lievens

Pursuing degree in Early Childhood Education

I love all things art. I enjoy painting, drawing, doodling, and photography. I have 2 dogs, 1 cat, 5 horses, 2 donkeys, 8 chickens and a pig- needless to say, I live in the country. I love the outdoors and could spend hours on my dock reading classic books.

Gil Maneclang

Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS- BBA in Finance and Minor in History; Currently pursuing a MAT degree at University of Memphis

Loves MS state football, playing disc golf, hiking with his wife Anna, and walking his dogs through Shelby Farms.

Laren McCormack

Lipscomb University - MDiv, BS in Computer Science & Music Performance; Pursuing DMin

Laren loves to read and learn new things every day and challenges herself to expand her current knowledge and skills. When not at work, she enjoys baking and experimenting with new tea combinations to drink on her balcony.

Emily Moore

University of Pittsburgh- B.S. in biology, certificate in American Sign Language, minor in chemistry; Southern College of Optometry- Class of 2024

Emily is a Pennsylvania native who moved to Tennessee last year. Outside of school, she enjoys exploring Memphis with friends and spending time with her cat, Chester.

Doug Nanney

University of Memphis- BA, Political Science; MA, Political Science/Public Administration

If there isn't a college football game or a classic movie on, he enjoys reading a good whodunnit mystery.

Josh Nave

University of Memphis-MBA Candidate; Louisiana State University-MA in Hispanic Studies; Lee University-BA in Spanish and Communications (Media Writing); TESOL Certificate

I've traveled to 14 countries.

Rebecca Rowsey

Harding University- BS in Elementary Education

I am also a yoga instructor!

Meredith Serna

University of Memphis- BFA in Theatre with a concentration in Scenic Design and Technology

She enjoys making wedding cakes, playing piano, and going to the gym. She loves her Clemson Tigers! She also loves history and reads constantly.

Amanda Soukup

Loyola University Chicago - BS in Environmental Science; Southern College of Optometry - class of 2024

I’m originally from Chicago, IL, but moved to Memphis a year ago for school! I enjoy rock climbing and bouldering at Memphis Rox. I love it because it is a great escape from the stress of school and a fun way to hangout with friends. I have a cat named Bologna that I absolutely adore. Other interests of mine involve environmental sustainability, so I started composting at home and plan to reuse my old candle jars by making my own candles.

Mark Sullivan

Southern College of Optometry - Doctor of Optometry; Christopher Newport University - BA in Political Science

Mark is a fun-loving optometrist who enjoys meeting and getting to know new people. His passions include mental health, sailing, dancing, movie/game nights, superhero comics, musical composition/engineering, and songwriting. His favorite place he's ever visited is Cairo, Egypt and his favorite Memphis treat is hummus w/ shwarma from Casablanca.

Susan Thomas

University of Tennessee- BA in Political Science; Covenant Theological Seminary- Masters of Divinity.

She grew up in Memphis and moved back after 20 years in St. Louis. She specialized in educational leadership at seminary and has led several mission groups abroad. She also edits dissertations for doctoral students, writes spoken word poetry, and cheers for the Cardinals.

Emily Thrash

University of Memphis- BA in Philosophy and Fiction Writing; MFA in Fiction Writing; Currently seeking ME in Curriculum and Instructional Design

She's an aspiring writer currently looking for a literary agent to represent her completed novels. She grows hot peppers to make hot sauce and infused oil and honey.

Caroline Tomlinson

Harding University- B.S. Mathematics, minor in Bible; Freed Hardeman University- M.Ed. Education

Enjoys the outdoors, knitting, sports, gardening (flowers are her passion), reading, photography, cooking, sewing, quilting, traveling, and spending time with her five children, loving husband, and her many friends.