Meet the Boards

Graduate! Philadelphia

Ann O’Brien, Chair
CEO, Montgomery Early Learning Centers

Daniel Bauder
Campaign Manager, Philadelphia Council AFL-CIO

Jeanie Heffernan
Senior Vice President for Human Resources, Independence Blue Cross

Charity Hughes, SPHR
Vice President for Human Resources for the Americas at VWR

Alexander James Jr.
Corporate Technical Training Supervisor, Amerihealth Caritas

Eli Klein, Esquire
Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable R. Barclay Surrick of the United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

James Mergiotti
President, Peirce College

Kristen Rantanen
Senior Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs, JEVS Human Services

Eddie Roach
Human Resources Operations Manager, UPS, Chesapeake District

Kimberly Lowe Sawyer
Graduate! Philadelphia Comebacker, Doctoral Student

Hadass Sheffer
President, The Graduate! Network, Inc.

Barbara Mattleman
Executive Director, Graduate! Philadelphia

The Graduate! Network

Sallie Glickman, Chair and Co-Founder
Vice President US Workforce Portfolio Bluedrop Performance Learning, and Principal SJM Consulting

Patrick Eiding, Secretary
President, Philadelphia Council AFL-CIO

David Thornburgh, Treasurer and Co-Founder
President and CEO, Committee of Seventy

John Colborn
Chief Operating Officer, JEVS Human Services

Matt Sigelman
CEO, Burning Glass Technologies, Inc.

Hadass Sheffer
President, The Graduate! Network, Inc.

Higher Education Advisory Council

Alvernia University
Dana Baker, Director, Philadelphia Center, School of Graduate and Adult Education

Bloomsburg University
Dr. Carol Adukaitis, Director, Bachelor of Applied Science Program

Chestnut Hill College
Elaine Green, Dean, School of Continuing Studies

Community College of Philadelphia
Jason Hand, Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management

Peirce College
Lisa Paris, ‎Vice President, Marketing & Admissions

Philadelphia University
Maryellen Woltman, Interim Director, School of Continuing & Professional Studies

Temple University
William Parshall, Executive Director, Temple University Center City

Thomas Edison State University
Ray Young, Ed.D., Associate Vice President and Dean of Learner Services

West Chester University
Dr. Jen Bacon, Associate Provost for Academic Affairs (Interim) and Professor of English