POSITION: Since 2015, president of Palm Beach State College, a public institution offering bachelor’s and associate degrees and workforce development certification programs at five campuses in Palm Beach County, Florida.
PREVIOUS: Executive vice president, chief operating officer and founding executive of Florida Polytechnic University, Florida’s 12th institution in the state university system; General Counsel and adjunct professor at Edward Waters College.
AFFILIATIONS: Boards: Community College Resource Center Advisory Board; Association of Community College Trustees’ National Advisory Committee of Presidents; immediate past president and former Policy & Advocacy Chair of the Council of Presidents of the Florida College System; former chair, Florida Board of Governors State University System; former trustee, University of Central Florida Board of Trustees. Member: Florida Council 100, Women’s International Leadership Forum; Orange Bowl Committee. Countywide Community Organizations (Palm Beach County): Business Development Board; Career Source Board; Economic Council; Executive Champion, Achieve Palm Beach County; Chamber of the Palm Beaches; and Academic Leaders Council of Palm Beach County.
EDUCATION: Juris Doctorate, University of Florida College of Law; B.S., Journalism, University of Florida.
OTHER: Other Boards: Orchid Island Trust and Coastal Community Bank Board. Presentations: AACC Annual Convention 2018 Presidential Panel Spotlight on Enrollment Declines; ; “New Title IX Regulations: What’s in Store for Community Colleges”; National Association of Inspectors General Training Conference, “Unconscious Bias: Why it Matters to OIGs.” Awarded: Florida 500 – Florida’s Most Influential Business Leaders (2019); The Palm Beach 100 – Palm Beach County’s Most Influential Business Leaders (2020).