Business Services
Business Services

Dalton State Business Services incorporates the following offices and is under the direct supervision of the Assistant Vice President for Fiscal Affairs.

Mission Statement:
The Business Services mission is to maintain the latest state-of-the-art financial and business systems designed to adhere to all required regulations and support the needs of the institution, students and other customers in the areas of student accounts, receivables, procurement, disbursements, reporting, asset management, and grant billing and reimbursement. Our goals include:

  • Continuous improvement of processes, policies and procedures in all functional areas. Develop methods and utilize technologies to improve, streamline and automate operations.
  • Facilitate effective communication internally and externally to all departments.
  • Maintain organizational flexibility, utilizing skill, talent and creativity, incorporating training and professional development as needed, to meet the needs of a growing and expanding college environment.
  • Foster excellent customer services to students, faculty and staff.
  • Promote a positive work environment, contributing to the enrichment and advancement of staff members as we strive for a supportive, productive and fun environment for all students and employees.

Business Services Hours:
This office is responsible for all Fiscal Operations of the College. Business Services is located in the Westcott Building. The telephone number is (706) 272-4435. Normal Office hours are Monday thru Thursday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm and Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Contact Us:
Dalton State College
650 College Drive
Dalton, GA 30720


Position: Phone Number:
Henry, Nick Assistant VP for Fiscal Affairs 706-272-4418
Office of Auxiliary Services
David Ballentine
Director of Auxiliary Services 706-272-2030
David Lesicko
Campus Card and Business Manager 706-272-2982
Haley Stirling
Accounting Assistant 706-272-2172
Office of Accounting and Budget
Tamya Morris
Assistant Director of Accounting 706-272-2461
Teresa James Budget Analyst 706-272-2547
Pam Lane Accounting Coordinator 706-272-2565
Joan Rankin Accounting Assistant 706-272-4435
Kera Polchek Accountant II 706-272-2173
Cindy Bearden Part-time Accounting Assistant 706-272-2178
Office of the Bursar
Ashley Baugh Bursar 706-272-2466
Kristie Winston Collections Coordinator 706-272-2180
Office of Payroll
Mike Cole Assistant Director of Payroll 706-272-4437
Audrey Phifer Accounting Assistant 706-272-2176
Dalton State, 650 College Drive, Dalton, GA 30720
706.272.4436 • 1.800.829.4436 •