Welcome Carson Becker and Christopher Cook!

Carson BeckerCarson Becker, originally from Taylorville, has recently joined LLCC as police officer. Before joining the LLCCPD, he worked with McLean County and Divernon. Carson began his college studies at LLCC, earned a bachelor’s degree in biological anthropology from Illinois State University and graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Police Training Institute. He can be reached at carson.becker@llcc.edu. Welcome, Carson!



Christopher CookChristopher Cook is a programmer analyst for the college. He previously worked for the state of Illinois as a cybersecurity analyst, data analyst and statistician and served in the Navy as a sonar technician on submarines. Christopher earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematical sciences with a minor in history, a master’s degree in European and world history, and a second master’s degree in software engineering and data analytics from University of Illinois Springfield. He can be reached at christopher.cook@llcc.edu or 786-2799. Welcome, Christopher!

Welcome to Bonita Bentley and Kim Wilson!

Bonita BentleyBonita Bentley has recently joined LLCC as help desk specialist. Before moving to Springfield six years ago, she worked in IT tech support and corporate training in Las Vegas, Nevada. She can be reached at bonita.bentley@llcc.edu or 786-2811. Welcome, Bonita!




Kim WilsonKim Wilson is a new recruitment specialist for the college. She previously worked for Springfield School District #186 as workplace coordinator. Kim earned an associate degree from Richland Community College, a bachelor’s degree from Illinois State University and a master’s degree from University of Cincinatti. She can be reached at kimberly.williams-wilson@llcc.edu or 786-2810. Welcome, Kim!

Welcome to Michelle Pulce-Flynn

Michelle Pulce-FlynnMichelle Pulce-Flynn has recently joined the college as director, grants development. She previously worked for the Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies for 17 years. Michelle earned a master’s degree in public administration from American University in Washington, D.C. and a management certificate in nonprofit management. She can be reached at michelle.pulce-flynn@llcc.edu or 786-2446. Welcome, Michelle!

Welcome to Carl Hood!

Carl HoodCarl Hood joined LLCC as building custodian on Monday, Aug. 26. Originally from Chicago, he has lived in the Springfield area now for 12 years. He also works at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Illinois and was previously employed at McDonald’s. Carl can be reached at carl.hood@llcc.edu. Welcome, Carl!

Welcome to Aaron Bernhardt

Aaron BernhardtAaron Bernhardt has recently joined LLCC as an education services representative at LLCC-Littchfield. He earned an associate degree from Lewis and Clark Community College and a bachelor’s degree in business administration and information systems management from Blackburn College. He can be reached at aaron.bernhardt@llcc.edu or 786-3401. Welcome, Aaron!