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

Hometown:  Frostproof, FL

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


Undergraduate Enrollment Specialists

Aly Croy, Traditional Enrollment Specialist

Hometown:  Winter Haven, FL

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

Students: All Traditional Non-Athletes, Music and Band, Dual Enrollment



Kaylea Upchurch, Traditional Enrollment Specialist



Hometown:  Winter Haven, FL

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

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



Terell Tolbert, Slate Captain / Traditional Enrollment Specialist

Hometown:  Elkins Park, PA

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

Athletic Teams: Football



Shiv Patel, Traditional Enrollment Specialist

Hometown:  Lake Wales, FL

Contact Shiv
Phone: (863) 638-7683
E-Mail: shiv.patel@warner.edu

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

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

Transfer and International Enrollment Specialist

Dawson Johnson, Transfer and International Enrollment Specialist


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 Enrollment Specialist

Phillip Stegman, Online and Graduate Enrollment Specialist


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, Admissions Office Manager

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

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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.