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Amber Mullen, Director of Residential Life
Amber became the Director of Residential Life in 2012. She earned her bachelor's degree at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania and her master's degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Jeff Orzolek, Director of Housing Operations
Jeff spent his first two years at Radford University as the Assistant Dean of Students before becoming the Director of Housing Operations in 2008. Prior to coming to Radford, Jeff has worked at several different institutions in the areas of residential life, student conduct, and student affairs. He earned his bachelor’s degree at Montclair State University and his master’s degree at John Carroll University.

Lisa Cooper, Area Director
Lisa is the Area Director for Moffett Quad, which includes Moffett, Draper, Ingles, Bolling, and Pocahontas Halls. Lisa earned her bachelor’s degree at Oakland University and her master’s degree in Special Education at Northern Arizona University.

Joe Wilder, Area Director
Joe is the Area Director for Main Quad, which includes Tyler, Jefferson, Madison, Washington, and Norwood Halls.  Joe also serves as the advisor for the Residence Hall Association.  Joe earned his bachelor’s degree in History from Virginia Tech in 2008 and his master’s degree in Education, Curriculum and Instruction from Virginia Tech in 2010.     

Amanda Anderson, Area Director
Amanda is the Area Director for Governor’s Quad and the University Apartments, which consists of Stuart, Floyd, Peery, and Trinkle Halls, as well as the university-owned and university-operated apartments. Amanda earned her bachelor’s degree at Virginia Tech and her master’s degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Brandi McKee, Area Director
Brandi is the Area Director for Muse Quad. Brandi earned her bachelor’s degree from Roanoke College and her master’s degree in Counselor Education: Student Affairs Adminstration at Radford University.

Lauren Hatfield, Asst. Director for Retention Programming
Lauren joined Radford as the Assistant Director for Retention Programming in 2013.  She most recently worked in Assessment in South Carolina.  Lauren received her bachelor’s at the University of Connecticut and her master’s of Higher Education Administration at the University of South Carolina.