Veterans Service Staff

All bios are sorted alphabetically.

Bryan Flanery

Bryan Flanery

Outreach Coordinator

Bryan Flanery is the Veteran Services outreach coordinator. As such, Flanery frequently attends recruiting events, builds community-networking opportunities. In addition to his military career, Flanery was the outreach coordinator at “Reboot” Combat Recovery where he was recognized as the 2015 Nashville Business Journal’s top veteran for his outreach and impact... [More]

Contact via email
615.966.1058 (ext. 1058)

Charlie Jackson

Charlie Jackson

Veteran Programs Coordinator

Charlie Jackson is an Army veteran who spent six years active duty service with the 160th SOAR(A). He earned his undergraduate degree in business from Lipscomb University and is currently finishing his master’s degree in strategic leadership. As the Veteran Services program coordinator, Jackson plans a number of seminars and... [More]

Contact via email
615.966.1870 (ext. 1870)

Tom Seals

Tom Seals

Professor of Biblical Practice
Veteran Chaplain

Tom teaches undergraduate Bible courses as well as Biblical ethics and textual studies. He received his BA in Biblical languages from Lipscomb in 1971, his M.T.S. degree from Wesley Seminary in Washington, D.C. in 1976, and his D. Min. degree from Memphis Theological Seminary in Memphis, TN, in 1999. In... [More]

Contact via email
615.966.6642 (ext. 6642)

Susan Silverman

Susan Silverman

VA Certifying Official

Contact via email
615.966.1117 (ext. 1117)

Chad Staggs

Chad Staggs

Director of Veterans Services

Chad J. Staggs is the director of Veteran Services. Staggs oversees the office, as well as our veteran students’ personal, professional, academic and spiritual needs. Focused on the transitional process into the classroom Staggs facilitates, collaborates and provides key leadership connecting university faculty and staff in addition to community partnerships... [More]

Contact via email
615.966.5176 (ext. 5176)