Chapter Advisers


Jeffery McDurmont-"BB"/Chapter Adviser

Jeff currently works for CGI Technologies & Solutions as a Projects Financial Manager. He attended Troy university where he received a Bachelors in Communication Studies and his MBA in International Finance. He has served as the Chapter Adviser for Delta Chi since 2014, while also serving on the Alumni Board of Trustees. He also is currently a Member of the Board of a local non-profit organization called Humble Hearts, Inc. Jeff joined Delta Chi in 2007 and has held various Committee Chairmen positions, Associate Member Class President, House Manager, Active Chapter Secretary, and Active Chapter President.


Jonathan Broyles-Faculty Adviser

Jonathan Broyles currently serves as a counselor for Troy University's Office of Student Development in the John W. Schmidt Center for Student Success on the Troy Campus. He is responsible for service as an adviser to the University’s at-risk students. He also serves as an adjunct instructor at the University; he teaches in the Institute for Leadership Development and in the First Year and Interdisciplinary Studies departments.  Jonathan attended Troy University where he earned both his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees. As an undergraduate student, Jonathan served Delta Chi as corresponding secretary and then later as president. More recently, he was named as vice-regent for education for Region VIII from 2010-2014, has served on the Alumni Board of Trustees, and is now the Faculty Adviser for Delta Chi. Jonathan has been a member of the Delta Chi Fraternity since Fall 2003. Jonathan is married to Wendy Broyles & they have one daughter, Emma Grace,

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John Farris-ABT President

John D. Farris is a retired US Air Force weather forecaster. Currently he works as a federal civilian employee with the Special Tactics Training Squadron (STTS) at Hurlburt Field, Florida.  In this capacity, he works to ensure the instructors and staff at STTS have all of the required resources to train and graduate combat ready Combat Controllers, Special Operations Weather, Para-rescue and Tactical Air Control operators.  He has been the President of the Alumni Board of Trustees for Delta Chi Fraternity Troy University for two years. Known as "That Guy" at First Friday Coffees of the Okaloosa County Chamber of Commerce and is active in the Emerald Coast Chapter Troy Alumni!  He has one daughter  Franchesca Farris, who attends the University of Florida.


Heather Esch-ABT Secretary

Heather Lyn Esch is military wife and a graduate of Troy University - Dothan. She is a Surgical Technologist by profession and has worked in hospitals across the country for the Department of Defense and the Veteran’s Administration as well as in the private sector. However, if you ask “Momma Esch,” she will tell you that her vocation and her passion is being a mom. The mother of 2 sons ages 19 and 23, and a daughter 21. She has always been committed to providing a safe and active environment for her children. She has been the football mom, the cheer mom, the softball coach and now is the Delta Chi House Mom. Heather is dedicated to the boys of Delta Chi and hopes to provide support, guidance, love and of course food whenever the need arises. She encourages parents to get to know her and contact her with any concerns.


Eddie Sullivan-ABT Member Education Adviser

Eddie was initiated into Delta Chi at Troy in 1978. He has worked in pharmaceuticals with Bayer and Merck for 21 years. While at Merck, he was awarded the highest honor of achievement, the coveted Vice-Presidents Club Award in 2003. . In March, 2015, He and his wife Terri purchased Village Lawns in Montgomery, where Eddie is functioning full-time as both CEO and COO.

He has been married to his wife Terri for 28 years. They have three children. Josh and his wife Sarah reside in Hanover Maryland, Jessica, who lives in Auburn, Alabama, and their youngest Sam is a proud Delta Chi, legacy currently attending Troy University.


Jeff Mcdurmont-ABT Financial Management Adviser

Jeff while serving as the "BB" for the Troy State Chapter also serves on the ABT as the Financial Management Adviser. For his complete bio please see his entry above. 


Keith Holman-ABT Alumni Relations Adviser

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Dale Taylor-Risk Management Adviser

Dale is Vice President of Alabama with BXS Insurance,  a subsidiary of BancorpSouth Bank. He currently has offices in Montgomery and Troy, Alabama and has worked with BXS since he sold his Insurance Agency to them in 2012. He has been in the surety and insurance industry for over 30 years and presently lives in Troy, Alabama. Dale is a proud graduate of Troy University with a degree in Marketing and he also serves on the Troy University Risk Management Board,  City of Troy Housing Authority Board,  Delta Chi ABT at Troy University and the Delta Chi Alumni Association at Troy.  Dale is married to Peggy Stewart Taylor, also a graduate of Troy University.




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Austin Leibach-Active Chapter Treasurer

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