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Sam Morris

Director of Enrollment


Phone: 919-761-2324

Sam oversees recruiting and admissions for both the graduate and undergraduate programs. Originally from Wichita, Kansas, Sam and his wife Mackenzie moved to Wake Forest in 2013. Sam holds a Master of Arts in Communication from Wichita University and a Doctor of Education in Crisis Preparedness from Southeastern. He enjoys cheering on Liverpool F.C. and spending time with his wife Mackenzie, son David, daughter Story and Duncan the Dingo.

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Jason VonBehren

Assistant Director of Enrollment


Phone: 919-761-2296

Jason, his wife Morgan and their two boys, Beau and Boone, moved to Southeastern from Birmingham, Alabama in 2016. Jason is currently pursuing a M.Div. in Preaching and Pastoral Ministry. He enjoys hunting, golfing and Alabama football.

Reid Williams 

Assistant to the Director of Enrollment


Phone: 919-761-2441

Originally from Greenville, North Carolina, Reid moved to Wake Forest with his wife, Hannah, in 2019 to pursue an M.Div. in Preaching and Pastoral Ministry. Reid spends his free time watching classic movies, having fun with his wife and their dog Stark, and re-watching the TV show Community.

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Chris Lee

Coordinator of Student Success


Phone: 919-761-2194

Chris serves Southeastern Seminary and The College at Southeastern by leading institutional discussions and strategies for retention and student success. Originally from North Georgia, Chris graduated from Truett-McConnell University (Cleveland, GA) with a B.A. in Biblical and Theological Studies before heading out to Southwestern Seminary (Fort Worth, TX) where he completed an M.A. in Apologetics, an M.A. in Philosophy, and a Th.M. in Ethical and Philosophical Studies. Currently, he is pursuing a Ph.D. in Philosophy of Religion at Southeastern Seminary. As a perpetual student, you will always be able to find him at the library, a local coffee shop, or in nature with a good book in hand. 

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Mark Silverthorn

Coordinator of Admissions


Phone: 919-761-2227

Originally from El Paso, TX, Mark graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. After having worked for a few years in College Ministry, he moved to Wake Forest in 2017 to pursue further theological training at Southeastern. He is now pursuing a Masters of Divinity with a focus in the original biblical languages. He is passionate about taking the gospel to people without access to it and hopes to one day help people translate the bible into their own language. Mark loves his friends and family and desires that all people would know they are cherished by their Creator. .

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Jade Marlin

College Admissions Counselor


Phone: 919-761-2441

Jade Marlin grew up in Charlotte, NC and has been in Wake Forest for four years doing her undergrad at The College of Southeastern. She will be pursuing her M.A. in Christian Marital, Family, and Individual Counseling to encourage families with the hope of Christ through whatever walk of life they may be in. Some of her favorite things include Mexican food, traveling, and spending time with her family.

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Samantha Couick

International Admissions Counselor


Phone: 919-761-2283

Samantha is a Wake Forest native. As the Undergraduate Admissions Counselor she enjoys working with students and helping them throughout the application process. She is currently working on her undergraduate degree in Global Studies. Samantha is married to Bradley, and together they serve at a rural church. Traveling, coffee, and fuzzy socks are a few of Sam’s favorite things.

Bernard Chung 

Coordinator of Recruiting Logistics 


Phone: 919-761-2296

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Matt McGinnis

Campus Host


Phone: 919-761-2324

Originally from Central Alabama, Matt and his wife Taylor made Wake Forest, North Carolina home in the Summer of 2018 for the purpose of pursuing theological educations at Southeastern. Matt recently earned his Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of North Alabama, and is currently pursuing an M.Div. in Preaching and Pastoral Ministry. Matt enjoys meeting new people, learning about the Lord and watching Parks and Recreation with his wife.

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Erica Reed

Manor House Hostess


Erica is originally from Katy, Texas, but made Southeastern home in the Fall of 2018 after completing a degree in Elementary Education at Oklahoma Baptist University. Erica is currently pursuing an MA in Biblical Counseling, in hopes of serving in some form of family discipleship. She loves to serve prospective students as they visit the campus and are introduced to Southeastern. She enjoys cooking, hiking, and game nights with her friends.

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Chandler McLean

Enrollment Officer


Phone: 919-761-2246

A native of Fayetteville, NC, Chandler recently completed her Master of Divinity degree in Christian Ministry and plans to pursue a PhD. It is her privilege to help students explore Southeastern's role in their lives as they worship and serve Christ. She looks forward to hosting Preview Day and assisting with orientation for new students. In her spare time, she loves reading fiction and creating memories with loved ones at home and around the world.