Doshia Bennett joined Samford University in 2005 as secretary to the director of the Davis Library. In 2006, she joined Brock School of Business as secretary to Dean Beck A. Taylor, now Samford University's 19th president.
In her role in the Dean’s Office, she was responsible for all travel arrangements, the dean’s calendar, advancement and working with the office on accreditation.
In 2012 she moved to the Academics Programs Office as its program assistant and in 2016 she was promoted to administrative assistant to the senior assistant dean of Academic Programs. Her role consists of data entry of classes, senior exit interviews, supporint the Dean's Student Advisory Council (DSAC), working with the Office of Professional Success on various events throughout the year, and assisting with the undergraduate and graduate advising offices.
Bennett is a native of Louisiana where she served 14 years with a Louisiana Certified Public Accounting (CPA) firm. There, she worked closely with the senior partner in the Tax Division where she developed a successful program for the firm’s past due accounts.
She majored in business administration at Northeast Louisiana University. She serves on various committees in the Birmingham community and at Hunter Street Baptist Church where she is a member. She loves a good book, SEC football and traveling.
She has one daughter, Ashley (Brian), a graduate of Mississippi College with a degree in nursing (RN) who left her nursing career at Baptist Hospital to work for Pfizer Pharmaceuticals. She has a favorite grandson, Sam, who is a Hoover Buc football player.
Degrees and Certifications
- Business Administration