Meet Our Administrators


Head Administrator

Brian Beemer graduated from Tennessee Temple University with a Bachelor’s in Pulpit Communications and from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary with his Master’s in Divinity.  He spent 5 years as the Teaching Pastor at Chapman Grove Baptist Church in Kingston, Tennessee and 8 years in the cell phone industry primarily as a store and district manager.  He is married to Jessica and has four children and several grandchildren.  They have homeschooled all their children and 2 have graduated from River’s Edge.  Brian is currently an elder at Crossway Bible Church. He loves the Church and is passionate about it and the Word of God.  He desires others to have the same high view of the Church and the Word that God does and expresses in His Word.  If and when time allows he enjoys gardening and tinkering with wood projects.  One of his favorite chapters in the Bible is Colossians 3 that begins with, “Therefore if you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.  Set your mind on the things above, not on the things that are on the earth.” Brian has been our head administrator since the Summer of 2015.

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Lori Major has been administrator of our West Towne campus since 2011. Prior to that she worked in many capacities with children in Knox County including classroom teaching, preschool computer instruction, and was a science outreach teacher for many years at the Muse Children’s Museum. Mrs. Major holds a Tennessee Teaching Certification for K-8 and taught 2nd grade at Cedar Bluff Primary. She also owned her own company instructing preschoolers in computer skills for several years.  Mrs. Major is married to Michael Major and has two grown children, a granddaughter and another grandchild on the way! The Majors are members of First Baptist Church Knoxville where they serve in mission outreach. Mrs. Major also helps in Children’s Ministry there. Her favorite scripture verse is Isaiah 41:10 where she claims the promise of God holding her hand daily as she guides her families at both the West and Main Campuses.

West/Cumberland Elementary Administrator


Buffat Heights Elementary Administrator

Jacob Stock has been an educator since 2001. He attended Houston Baptist University and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Christianity and Business and then graduated with a Masters in Christian School Administration from Southwestern Seminary. He is the loved husband of Melissa and father to Ashtyn, Bella Grace, Adelyn, and Silas. Jacob enjoys the great outdoors, reading and woodworking. Birthed from a vision to see the discipleship of Christians, Jacob resides on 40 acres in Strawberry Plains facilitating a retreat and study center called Castle Ministries. Castle Ministries allows Jacob the time to serve as the administrator of the Buffat Heights elementary campus and pursue homeschooling his own family. Mr. Stock has taught in a classical school as well as teaching Bible, history, science, speech and debate. Before moving to Strawberry Plains, he served as the director of student affairs at a large, private school in Houston, Texas. Jacob has been our campus administrator for this campus since 2011.


Middle & High School Administrator

Jeremy Eagan (pronounced A-gan) is the Middle & High School Administrator and holds a Master's degree in Curriculum & Instruction from Concordia University and is certified by ACSI as a Secondary Principal. He has been in the Christian education field since 2006, working in schools in Arizona, Pennsylvania, Florida, and now Tennessee. He has served as a Bible teacher and has also taught other subjects. In addition to teaching, he has coached student baseball, softball, and basketball teams, and has served as Department Head of the leadership teams in various Chritian schools where he has worked. Jeremy has experience as a curriculum writer, chapel speaker, and as an in-service instructor, supporting teachers in their professional development. He has also served in various ministerial and leadership roles including Lead Pastor, Lay teaching Pastor, Youth Pastor, and Small Group Leader. Jeremy and his wife, Laurie, have two children: Jackson, who is attending college in Florida, and his daughter, Delaney, who attends River's Edge. His two favorite Bible passages are Romans 5 in its entirety as it spells out the love of Christ and the free gifts He bestows upon those who believe and Galatians 5 in its entirety as it spells out what we are free to do with the gift. Jeremy is happy to serve the families of RECA as he believes the University-Model is the future of Christian education!