It’s time to get to know your Admissions team! Warner is more than just an academic institution — We are a community. As your Admissions Counselors, we look forward to spending time with you and getting to know you on a personal level. See the members of our Admissions team below.

Admissions Leadership

Andrea Thies, Vice President for Advancement & Admissions

Andrea Thies

Hometown:  Greenville, IL

Contact Andrea
Phone: (863) 638-7611
E-mail: andrea.thies@warner.edu


Scarlett Jackson, Admissions Director

Admissions Director

Hometown:  Frostproof, FL

Contact Scarlett
Phone: (863) 638-7223
E-mail: scarlett.jackson@warner.edu


Undergraduate Admissions Counselors

Aly Croy, Traditional Admissions Counselor

Admissions Counselor Aly Croy

Hometown:  Winter Haven, FL

Contact Aly
Phone: (863) 638-7250
E-Mail: alyson.croy@warner.edu

Students: All Traditional Non-Athletes



Kaylea Upchurch, Traditional Admissions Counselor


Admissions Counselor Kaylea Upchurch


Hometown:  Winter Haven, FL

Contact Kaylea
Phone: (863) 638-7285
E-Mail: kaylea.upchurch@warner.edu

Athletic Teams: Baseball, Cheer, Flag Football, Men’s and Women’s Soccer, Men’s Volleyball, Women’s Basketball, Women’s Tennis, Women’s Lacrosse

Football players from: Brevard, Broward, Charlotte, Citrus, Collier, Desoto, Glades Hardee, Hendry, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Indian River, Lee, Manatee, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Okeechobee, Osceola, Palm Beach, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk Sarasota, St. Lucie and Sumter Counties and out of state football players.



Terell Tolbert, Traditional Admissions Counselor

Hometown:  Elkins Park, PA

Contact Terell
Phone: (863) 638-7222
E-Mail: terell.tolbert@warner.edu

Athletic Teams: Beach Volleyball, Clay Targets, Men’s Basketball, Men’s and Women’s Cross Country, Men’s Tennis, Men’s and Women’s Track and Field, Music, Softball, Women’s Volleyball

Football players from: Alachua, Baker, Bay, Bradford, Calhoun, Clay, Columbia, Dixie, Duval, Escambia, Flagler, Franklin, Gadsden, Gilchrist, Gulf, Hamilton, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lake, Leon, Levy, Liberty, Madison, Marion, Nassau, Okaloosa, Orange, Putnam, Santa Rosa, Seminole, St. Johns, Suwannee, Taylor, Union, Volusia, Wakulla, Walton, and Washington.

For more info on undergraduate admissions, please email admissions@warner.edu.

Transfer Admissions Counselor

Dawson Johnson, Transfer Admissions Counselor


Hometown: Aurora, IL

Contact Dawson
Phone: (863) 638-7627
E-Mail: dawson.johnson2@warner.edu

For more info on transfer admissions, please email admissions@warner.edu.

Online and Graduate Admissions Counselor

Phillip Stegman, Online and Graduate Counselor


Hometown:  Frostproof, FL

Contact Phillip
Phone: (863) 638-3801
E-Mail: phillip.stegman2@warner.edu

Students: Online Undergraduate Degrees, Online Graduate Degrees


For more info on online admissions, please email admissions@warner.edu.

Admissions Staff

Kristi Raines, Data Specialist

Admissions Data Specialist

Hometown: Frostproof, FL

Contact Kristi
Phone: (863) 638-3056
E-Mail: kristi.raines@warner.edu

For more info, please email admissions@warner.edu.

Answer God’s Call

Contact Admissions

About Warner University

Warner University is a distinctly Christian university that strives to make a Christian liberal arts education accesible to all. We are committed to guiding individuals toward Christ-like character and intellectual maturity while equipping them to serve. We are located in beautiful Lake Wales, Florida, which is nearly the exact center of the Florida peninsula. We are just a short drive away from rapidly growing cities such as Lakeland and Winter Haven. At Warner we offer a variety of in-person and online degree plans. Choose Warner and answer God’s call, receiving an education that helps you pursue your dreams and grow closer to Christ.