Rick Taphorn has served as a Vice President at Bryan College since 2012. He oversees the financial operation of the college as well as enrollment management, information technology, human resources, marketing, career services, and strategic planning. He is a member of the President’s Executive Cabinet.
Previously Rick served at Missouri Baptist University as Director of Financial Services (2011-2012) and at Bryan College as Director of Financial Aid (2007-2011) and Assistant Director of Financial Aid (2005-2007). He began his career in higher education at Tennessee Temple University as a Financial Aid Counselor (2004-2005).
Rick earned a MBA from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Tennessee Temple University. Actively involved in his church, Silverdale Baptist Church, he currently serves as small group leader. He and his wife, Roanna, live in Ooltewah, Tennessee, and have two children.