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Linda Head
Associate Vice Chancellor, Workforce Development and Corporate College
Head has a B.S. in business administration and a M.S. in occupational technology with an emphasis in corporate training. Prior to joining Lone Star College System, Head’s experience was in an oil and gas corporation in Houston and a hospital equipment manufacturing company in Pennsylvania.

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Pattie Harakal
Executive Director
Harakal has a B.S. in education and is working on a master’s degree in organizational leadership. She has more than 25 years of experience as an administrator and trainer in higher education.

Nadia Nazarenko
Director – ESOL & Modern Languages
Dr. Nazarenko holds a doctoral degree in Russian studies from Kazakh National University in Kazakhstan and a doctoral degree in curriculum and instruction from New Mexico State University. She has nearly 20 years of teaching and administrative experience in higher education.

Michael Burns

Senior Program Manger – Business, Hospitality & Computer Information Technology
Burns holds a bachelor's degree in workforce education and a master's degree in human resources and organizational leadership. He has nearly 15 years of experience programming guidance systems for trident ballistic nuclear missiles on submarines and serving as a trainer for the United States Navy.


Scott Nugent
Instructor – Engineering Technology
Nugent is an oil and gas professional who holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Missouri. He has more than 30 years of experience in operations, maintenance, engineering, business development, and project management in the energy sector.

Robb Radakovich
Instructor – Machining
Radakovich has an associate degree in electronics in addition to more than 25 years of manufacturing and oil field service maintenance experience. He also has more than 10 years of experience as an Occupational Safety and Health Administration certified corporate trainer and is a U.S. Department of Labor-certified journeyman tool and die maker.

Hubert Hillman
Instructor – Machining & Lean Implementation
Hillman has a Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M University and more 35 years of oil field manufacturing experience. His areas of expertise include downhole tools, subsea systems, forging, and all aspects of oilfield tubular goods, including premium and API threading.

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Chris Paulk
Associate Professor, Engineering
Paulk has nearly 15 years of experience in engineering technology, petroleum field service and automated manufacturing. Paulk was previously a rig supervisor for ExxonMobil, a mechanical engineer with CRC-Evans Offshore, a welder-fabricator for New Mexico State University College of Engineering, and owner of Specialty Engineering Services, PLLC.

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Dave Mott
Professor, Engineering
Mott has a B.S. in occupational education technology and a master’s degree in manufacturing engineering technology. He has more than 20 years of industry management and higher education experience.

For more information, call 281-296-7827 or email us: CorporateCollege@LoneStar.edu.

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