Staff

  • Skip Redmond

    Skip Redmond

    President

    He has a BA and MA in Education from Georgetown College and an Ed.S in Educational Administration from the University of Arkansas. He has 35 years in public, private, and postsecondary administration. He’s married to Michelle with two children and three grandchildren. 

  • David Penna

    David Penna

    CAO

    He has an MBA from the University of Memphis and 35 years of experience in higher education.

  • Karen Treas

    Career Placement Officer

    Karen graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Michigan State University and has a background in medical sales and management. She loves to read. 

  • Ann Wagner

    Ann Wagner

    Project Coordinator

    Ann has a bachelor's degree in education and a background in Financial Planning with certifications and investment licenses. She enjoys volunteering in the community and is a Cowboys fan!

  • April Turner

    April Turner

    Retention

    April is a former high school teacher with a background in counseling. She enjoys reading and attending Memphis Tigers football and basketball games.

  • Justin Benjamin

    Admissions

    He has a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and psychology with a background in campaign fundraising and community outreach. He lived in Bermuda for a year and a half. 

  • Shannon O'Leary

    Administration

    Shannon has a background in finance. She loves the Vols and Kenny Rogers (that’s her dog). 

  • Bobby Shaffer

    Building Maintenance

    Bobby is a graduate of Moore Tech and lives in midtown with his girlfriend. 

  • Durrell Durham

    Durrell Durham

    Groundskeeper

    Durrell is a graduate of the Machine Shop program at Moore Tech. 

  • Grace Thompson

    Grace Thompson

    Housekeeping Supervisor

    Grace is mother to two daughters and grandmother to several grandchildren. When she’s not cooking for her family, she is playing mother to the students of Moore Tech. 

  • Gene Ballin

    Gene Ballin

    Instructor

    He has a B.B.A and is also a licensed Tennessee contractor with experience in building, plumbing, and refrigeration. He is an LLE electrician and an ICC residential code inspector in building, plumbing, mechanical, and electrical. He’s a home inspector in Tennessee (407) and Mississippi (NH 0189).

  • Daniel Barnette

    Air Conditioning instructor

  • David Cunningham

    David Cunningham

    General Education instructor

    David has a Bachelor's degree in psychology and college courses in physics. During his 40-year career he has worked as an instructor of electronics technology, computer architecture, and management development courses for the US military, private computer manufacturers, and at the college level.  He is a guitar player and a fan of the Memphis blues musicians. 

  • Steve Faircloth

    Steve Faircloth

    Heating instructor

  • Bob Friedman

    Bob Friedman

    Heating instructor

  • Leslie Gray

    Leslie Gray

    Industrial Electricity instructor

    Leslie is a master electrician and husband to the lovely Eva. 

  • Billy Hardee

    Billy Hardee

    Air Conditioning instructor

  • Aubrey King

    Aubrey King

    Heating instructor

  • Eric Pace

    Eric Pace

    Machine Shop Department Head

    He has an associate degree in applied science in machine tool and die technology and 8 years of machining experience in a variety of concentrations. He says there’s nothing like The Grove on a Saturday in the fall. 

  • John Schmidt

    Welding Instructor

    John Schmidt is an American Welding Society certified welder and a graduate of Moore Tech.

  • Stephen Workman

    Stephen Workman

    Welding instructor

  • Clayton Yohanek

    Welding instructor