Meet the Boards

Graduate! Philadelphia Advisory Board

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

Sue Cyliax
Principal, Star Resource Group

Daniel Bauder 
Campaign Manager, Philadelphia Council AFL-CIO

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

Alexander James Jr.
Corporate Technical Training Supervisor, Amerihealth Caritas

Eli Klein, Esquire
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Rebecca Forman
Vice President of Resource Development
United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

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

Kimberly Lowe Sawyer
Graduate! Philadelphia Comebacker, Doctoral Student

Hadass Sheffer
Co-Founder, Graduate! Philadelphia
and President, The Graduate! Network, Inc.

Higher Education Advisory Council

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

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

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

Esperanza College of Eastern University
David R. Hurtado, Dean, Administration & Program Development

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

Lancaster Bible College
Professor Zachary L. Ritvalsky, LBC Philadelphia Dean, Associate Professor, & Site Director

Peirce College
Shawn Gauthney, Director of Undergraduate Admissions

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

Thomas Edison State University
Janet Eickhoff,  Associate Vice President for Strategic Partnerships and Outreach

The Graduate! Network, Inc. Board of Directors

John Colborn, Chair
Chief Operating Officer, JEVS Human Services

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

Patrick Eiding, Secretary
President, Philadelphia Council AFL-CIO

Matt Sigelman
CEO, Burning Glass Technologies, Inc.

Hadass Sheffer, Co-Founder
President, The Graduate! Network, Inc.