Dr. Stephen Northam earned an M.A. from Claremont Graduate, M.S. in Psychology and a Doctorate in Public Administration from Valdosta State University. Professionally, Dr. Northam retired from Hewlett Packard in 2001 after 24 years and has been involved in academia since then. At HP his positions ranged from Cost Account - Controller, Software Engineer, World Wide Administrative Program Manager for Support Business Unit, Americas Information Systems Technology Mgr. He has been a Lecturer at University North Georgia since 2015.