Guy Sanders

Guy Sanders, Associate Director of Administrative Operations

Guy Sanders has been working in on campus housing since 1978. Guy came to UNCG in 1990 after serving in a variety of positions at UCLA including Coordinator of Academic Support Programs, Assistant Director for Staff Development and Judicial Affairs, and as a manager of one of 1984 Olympic Village areas. Guy earned a B.A. in Political Science/ History, an Elementary/High School Teaching Credential, and a M.A. in Education at UCLA. Guy is also a UNCG alum, having earned an MBA from the Bryan School. During his career, Guy has provided leadership in a variety of areas including alcohol education/prevention, promotion of diversity education and affirmative action, recruitment and retention, community service, emergency response, and the promotion and implementation of student technology.

Phillip Garrison

Phillip Garrison, Assistant Director for Technology

Phillip Garrison joined us in February 2009. He started his career in higher education at Western Carolina University where he received his Masterss of Entrepreneurship while working for Information Technology. He also received his B.S. B.A. in Information Technology Systems and Entrepreneurship at Western Carolina University. After working closely with faculty members and directing a student success center, Phillip has been pursuing his professional interests in technologies utilized by students and their uses in academic development.

Preston Smith

Preston Smith, Coordinator for Technology

Preston joined Housing and Residence Life in June of 2017. He came to HRL from central ITS where he supported faculty, staff and students since 2013. Preston is an alumnus of the Bryan School of Business at UNCG, with a B.S. in Business Administration and Economics.

Emily Ainesworth

Emily Ainesworth, Assistant Director of Occupancy Management

Emily Ainesworth joined the Spartan team in October 2014. She started her career in housing at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC where she received her B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Computer Information Systems. She worked closely with the online housing system at Winthrop and is excited to continue working with the same system at UNCG as well as overseeing the housing assignment process.

Linda Gillis

Linda Gillis, Senior Administrative Associate

Linda Gillis provides leadership and coordination as an Assistant Senior Administrative Associate for the department of Housing and Residence Life.