Our Team

Nicole Hurd

Founder & CEO

Nicole F. Hurd, Ph.D., is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of College Advising Corps (CAC). Under her leadership, CAC has grown into the largest college access program in the country and received many accolades for its innovative work. Some of these honors include selection…

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Gabby Barnes

Gabby Barnes

Project Supervisor, CollegePoint

Melissa Bates

Melissa Bates

Grants Specialist

Allison Boothroyd

Allison Boothroyd

Program Specialist

Emily Blatter Boyer

Emily Blatter Boyer

Senior Director of Learning, Development, and Training

Kim Burdi

Kim Burdi

Project Associate, College Advising Plus (CAP)

Phyllis Cunningham

Phyllis Cunningham

Chief Advancement Officer

Agatha Eggers

Agatha Eggers

Senior Director, Finance

Stephenie Fahy

Stephenie Fahy

Senior Accounting Specialist

Euneeka Farrar

Euneeka Farrar

Accounting Specialist

Pressley Frevert

Pressley Frevert

Senior Communications Associate

Kumera Genet

Kumera Genet

Class of 2020 Project Manager

Ashley Gillenwater

Ashley Gillenwater

Project Supervisor, CollegePoint

Kyle Goodfellow

Kyle Goodfellow

Senior Development Associate

Deborah Gray

Deborah Gray

Senior Manager, Knowledge Sharing

Erin Grogan

Erin Grogan

Senior Director of Research and Evaluation

Liz Kahn

Liz Kahn

Director of Learning Lab

Tobi Kinsell

Tobi Kinsell

Program Director, CollegePoint

Karen Krauss

Karen Krauss

Operations Specialist

Sara Marler

Sara Marler

Project Associate, rootEd

Erica Martin

Erica Martin

Curriculum and Training Specialist

Kelsie Martinez

Kelsie Martinez

Project Supervisor, CollegePoint

Felicia Medellin

Felicia Medellin

Senior Regional Director—West

Don Miller

Don Miller

Chief Operating Officer

Gina Moraida

Gina Moraida

Database Associate

Matt Newlin

Matt Newlin

Project Manager, rootEd

Gregory Nicholson

Gregory Nicholson

Chief Program Officer

Annie O’Hara

Annie O’Hara

Senior Program Associate

Yarbrah Peeples

Yarbrah Peeples

Senior Regional Director—East

Sandi Pershing

Sandi Pershing

Vice President for University Relations

Amy Porter

Amy Porter

Senior Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Jennifer Preston

Jennifer Preston

Regional Director, North Carolina and Virginia

Samantha Richardson

Samantha Richardson

Program Evaluation Specialist

Shameek Robinson

Shameek Robinson

Regional Director, New York Metro

Sarah Shah

Sarah Shah

Director of Evaluation and Impact Measurement

Karen Shelley

Karen Shelley

Staff Writer

Alecia Smith

Alecia Smith

Program Evaluation Specialist

Sanjee Soliman

Sanjee Soliman

Project Supervisor, CollegePoint

Katrina Thompson

Katrina Thompson

Project Associate, College Advising Plus (CAP)

Zawadi B. Walker

Zawadi B. Walker

Executive Assistant to the CEO

Andrew Worrell

Andrew Worrell

Hybrid Adviser, North Carolina

Viviam Yanes

Viviam Yanes

Senior HR Specialist