LaVertis Newsome is an executive administrative professional and joins the admissions department of Gupton-Jones with over 20 years of administrative management experience. He is a native of Atlanta, Georgia, and received his formal education in Atlanta Public Schools. LaVertis is a graduate of Clayton State University and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication/Media Studies. He also attained a Certificate in Event Planning from Georgia Perimeter College, a Business Essentials for Associates Certificate from Emory University, and an Associates of Applied Science in Funeral Service Education from Ogeechee Technical College. LaVertis is a resourceful administrative professional and enjoys planning special events, learning new technologies, and traveling the world. He is dedicated to meeting the expectations of the students while providing the highest level of customer service.