Kelly Gregory is originally from High Point, NC and is a Carolina alumna. She has been a part of the Granville Team for the past 16 years. Kelly serves as Granville’s General Manager, supervising the management team, overseeing operations, and collaborating with University and Community partners. Outside of work, Kelly enjoys spending time with her husband and children, listening to live music, reading good books, and painting!
Joseph Strader grew up in Ruffin, NC. He is a double Tar Heel, earning both an undergraduate and professional level degree from UNC Chapel Hill. As the Assistant General Manager, Joseph works in a wide variety of areas, such as coordinating the room assignment process, assisting with move-in for returning and new students, and helping to oversee staff training and development. Joseph's interests include model construction and painting, all things PlayStation 4, Game of Thrones, and good books!
Hunter Culbertson is originally from Charlotte, North Carolina and has lived in Chapel Hill for almost ten years. He earned his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in sports administration from UNC. After spending time in St. Louis, Hunter returned to Chapel Hill in 2014 to begin as Operations Manager at Granville Towers. In addition to overseeing facility operations, Hunter is also the summer camp and conference director. In his spare time, Hunter enjoys listening to blue grass music, attending UNC athletic events, and playing golf with his wife, Devin.
Allison Hinson is a native of Charlotte, NC and attended Western Carolina University for her bachelor's and master's degrees. Upon finishing her graduate degree, Allison discovered her passion for working with students as a Resident Director at WCU. Allison joined the Granville team in August 2008. When she's not sending emails, giving tours, or answering questions on the phone, Allison volunteers with her local WCU alumni chapter and her sorority. She enjoys Diet Mountain Dew, the color purple, and her two Bengal cats, Calvin and Attie.
Kadia Kaloko is originally from Spring Lake, NC and is a Carolina alumna. She earned her degree in African & Afro-American Studies. Kadia became a part of the Granville team in May of 2003; she can be found in the business office where her main focus is Accounts Payable- satisfying all of Granville's bills as well as serving as our Human Resources liaison to employees. Her interests include writing, CrossFit, WWE, and being a bright light to our staff and students on a daily basis!
Megan Hess is a mid-westerner who has called North Carolina home since 2008. She holds a Bachelor's degree from Philadelphia University. In the fall of 2015, Megan started in the Granville Towers business office. If she's not processing payments or running to the bank, she may be found drafting Deferred Payment Agreements or Lease Amendments to satisfy meal plan change requests. At home she spends most of her time raising her family and dreams of getting back to painting canvases and furniture if life ever slows down.
Ralph Holbrook was born and raised in Granville County, North Carolina (so you could say that Granville has always been close to his heart). He played baseball at Louisburg College where he studied Religion and History. In 2012, Ralph started working for Granville on the maintenance team, and he now serves as Maintenance Director. In his spare time, Ralph enjoys spending time with his wife and three kids, watching football, and playing bluegrass music.
Mark Lamprecht is from St. Louis, Missouri. He holds Associate’s degrees in both Business Management as well as Hotel and Restaurant Management. Mark has worked in the restaurant and dining industry for over 40 years, studying under chefs and managing various restaurants. In 2005, he joined the Granville team as the Manager of Dining Services. Off the clock, Mark enjoys spending time with his family, watching sporting events, seeing live music, and cooking.
Brandon Wilson was born and raised in Pennsylvania. He has worked in the restaurant business for most of his life. Fifteen years ago, Brandon came to North Carolina, and he joined the Granville team in 2005 as the Assistant Manager of Dining at Granville Towers. For fun, Brandon likes to travel, watch good movies, and relax on the beach.
Jacob Holbrook was born and raised in Durham, North Carolina. He attended East Carolina University where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Business with a concentration in Marketing. Jacob started working at Granville Towers in 2013 as the South Tower Receptionist. In his spare time, Jacob enjoys playing soccer, spending time with friends and family, watching a good movie, and walking his black Labrador, Mia.
Kiara Joseph is originally from Miami, FL and has called NC home for a little over a year and a half. She earned her Bachelor’s degree at Florida International University, where she studied Psychology. Here at Granville, you’ll find Kiara at the West Desk, where one of her main roles is overseeing the Package Center. You may also catch her instructing a dance class in the West Group Fitness Studio! In her spare time, Kiara enjoys choreographing dance pieces, promoting personal fitness, and cooking and baking healthy treats with her fiancé.
Susan K. Walker is originally from Moore County, NC but has lived in the Triangle area for over 20 years. She graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with a BA in Communication Studies. While at UNC, she was involved in Student Government and played Clarinet in the Marching Tar Heels! She began working at Granville Towers in 2013 as one of the front desk receptionists. In her spare time, she enjoys watching game shows, going to concerts, thrift shopping, spending quality time with friends and family, and having a good laugh!
Kim McMillan is a Durham, North Carolina native. She received her diploma from Riverside High School. She has been a member of the Granville Towers Team since October 2008. You’ll find Ms. Kim in South after hours filtering calls and issues that arise throughout the night. In her spare time, she enjoys reading books, watching “Forensic Files,” and spending time with her family, especially her six month old baby boy, Ayden.
Keith Jones calls Fort Lewis, WA home but grew up in a military family, so he has lived all over the country and world. He has degrees from Washington State University and Texas Tech University in higher education. As a Granville Towers Community Director, Keith works directly with the Resident Advisors, oversees floor and building wide programs, addresses resident concerns, and advises Community Government. Keith loves to have fun, he has an obsession for sports, and he owns a ridiculous amount of movies and video games!
James Kennie is originally from White Plains, New York, but has called Durham, North Carolina, home for the past 10 years. He has worked for Allegiance Industries for the past 4 years in numerous positions before coming to Granville Towers as Account Manager. He is the proud parent of 13 year old Ashley. He enjoys football, basketball and spending quality time with family and friends.
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