Rhonda Eichhorn is an academic adviser in Samford University’s Brock School of Business. She advises sophomore and junior pre-business and business majors.
She is a Birmingham native and attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in education, she began her career at Rudd Middle School in Pinson and taught English for nine years. While teaching, she earned a master’s degree in education and then a master’s degree in school counseling. She transitioned into the school counselor position at Rudd Middle School and remained in that role for 17 years. After retiring from the Jefferson County Board of Education with 26 years of service, she worked as an adult education instructor with Jefferson State Community College for six years. Throughout her career, she has sponsored many student clubs and extracurricular groups and has also been a member of numerous committees and organizations. Serving her students and their families has been the main priority for her as an educator, and she is excited to continue in that role at Samford.
Rhonda and her husband, Tom, have one son and three daughters. They attend Church of the Highlands and enjoy traveling, camping, hiking and kayaking.
- M.A. School Counseling, University of Alabama at Birmingham
- M.A. Education with a Language Arts Concentration, University of Alabama at Birmingham
- B.S. Education with a Language Arts Concentration, University of Alabama at Birmingham