SMC promotes Woods, Ferguson and Dillenger


SMC promotes Woods, Ferguson and Dillenger

SMC President Scott Cochran is pleased to announce the promotions of three SMC employees in July.  The promotions go into effect immediately.

Marty Woods has been promoted from director of facilities to vice president for facilities.  Woods joined SMC in 2014. During his time with the college, he has overseen management of SMC’s 110-acre campus and the construction of multiple campus facilities, including the Moore Family Fitness Center, SMC Studio (downtown Spartanburg) and the Ballard Center. Woods received his Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Liberty University.

Teresa Ferguson has been promoted to vice president for student development and dean of students. Ferguson has served as dean of students since 2017. Before serving as dean of students, Ferguson, who joined SMC in 2006, served as the college’s chief of campus safety for 11 years. She received her Master of Science in Criminal Justice Administration from the University of Cincinnati and her Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies from Limestone College.

Jennifer Dillenger, vice president for institutional  advancement has been named chief of staff. She will support and coordinate the execution of college-wide projects undertaken by the president as well as handle questions, concerns, issues and requests on the president’s behalf. She will continue to oversee the college’s Advancement Office. Dillinger joined the SMC community in April 2016. She received her Master of Business Administration from the University of South Carolina and bachelor’s degrees in English and Biology from Wofford College.


Marty Woods

Marty Woods

Teresa Ferguson

Teresa Ferguson

Jennifer Dillenger

Jennifer Dillenger

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