Leading the development of Augusta University Online to provide high quality online access to students and professional learners. An academic leader specializing in online learning, workforce development, continuing and professional education. Focused on innovating degree and non-degree attainment through, technology-enabled, skills-based learning models.
With a background in management consulting, corporate strategy and operations, fosters highly collaborative, new products, organizations, and learning designs, with the intent of advancing social impact. A results-driven manager of startups and mature businesses in professional services and higher ed, committed to building organizations that connect learning innovation to the future of work.
Specialties as a business leader and professor of strategy, include: strategy development, planning, performance management, organizational design, business process improvement, financial analysis, strategic communications and change management.
Passion for working with faculty and practitioners to improve the learner experience and learning outcomes.
Areas of Expertise
Awarded Strada Education Innovative Solutions in Education to Employment Grant
2019 Strada Education Network provided a $1M grant to help George Mason University launch the ADVANCE Career Accelerator Toolkit. ADVANCE is a seamless transfer pathways partnership between Mason and Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) that offers students defined roadmaps and integrated support services leading to successful completion of a bachelor’s degree. Article 1 - https://bit.ly/3zA0oOm Article 2 - https://bit.ly/3ttKD7p
Launched the ADVANCE NOVA/Mason Partnership
2018 ADVANCE is an exciting partnership between Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) and George Mason University (Mason) that gives NOVA students targeted, personalized support to complete their bachelor's degrees in a timely manner and save money. From HigherEdToday.org - https://bit.ly/3HiMcuM Learn more about NOVA - https://www.nvcc.edu/advance/
Launched the Online Virginia Network (OVN)
2016 Learn more about OVN - https://onlinevirginia.net/
CEB (Gartner) Force of Ideas Award
2015 Learn more - https://prn.to/3ObJeKR
Hermes Creative Award: Platinum and Communicator Award
International Political Economy
London School of Economics
M.Sc. (with distinction)
University of Pennsylvania
Preparing to launch Augusta University Online
The Augusta Press online
By fall classes in 2023, Augusta University expects to offer a completely new way to attract students, an avenue that could lead to enrollment doubling. Augusta University Online has a webpage with the nuts and bolts of what will be the first steps and long-range vision. “As Augusta’s new online college, we will create connected classrooms fostering active, experiential learning. We will make education more accessible for the working learner and create access to excellence for Georgians and beyond.”