Gloria D. Thomas, Ph.D.

Gloria D. Thomas, Ph.D.

President

Dr. Gloria D. Thomas joined HERS as President August 31, 2021. As President, Dr. Thomas supports the organization as an entrepreneurial and visionary leader responsible for enhancing the reputation of HERS and building strategic relationships to grow a...

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Shannon B. Lundeen, Ph.D.

Shannon B. Lundeen, Ph.D.

Director of Programs

Shannon Lundeen joined HERS as the Director of Programs in May of 2022. Shannon is responsible for program service development and delivery, admissions, and assessment.Throughout her seventeen years in academic affairs leadership, she has worked in a v...

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Felicia McGinty, Ed.D.

Felicia McGinty, Ed.D.

Interim Director of Programs and Research

Dr. Felicia McGinty joined HERS as the interim Director of Programs and Research in November of 2021. Dr. McGinty is responsible for program service development and delivery, HLI admissions, and research and assessment. She brings more than 30 years of...

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Sophie Williams, M.A.

Sophie Williams, M.A.

Director of Marketing, Recruiting, and Alumnae Affairs

Sophie Williams joined HERS in July 2022 as the Director of Marketing. In this role, Sophie is responsible for promoting the HERS reputation, content generation, supporting effective communication across all marketing channels, and supporting program r...

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Tracey Bedford, M.B.A.

Tracey Bedford, M.B.A.

Accounting Specialist 

Tracey Bedford joined HERS in January of 2022 as the Accounting Specialist. Tracey is responsible for the daily and monthly recording of financial activity including accounts receivable, accounts payable, and payroll. She ensures registrations are proc...

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Erin Geering, M.A.

Erin Geering, M.A.

Senior Program Manager

Erin Geering joined HERS in June of 2022 as part of the programs team which implements leadership development programs for women-identified participants in intensive leadership development. As the Senior Program Manager for Engagement, she works most c...

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 Lauren Inman, M.Ed.

Lauren Inman, M.Ed.

Instructional Designer

Lauren Inman joined HERS in April of 2022 as the Instructional Designer. Lauren is responsible for developing in-person, online, blended, and web-enhanced programs created in collaboration with the other HERS facilitators. She runs the learning managem...

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Lindsey Templeton, Ph.D.

Lindsey Templeton, Ph.D.

Associate Director of Programs and Research

Lindsey Templeton, Ph.D. joined HERS in December 2020, as a Senior Program Manager. In this role, she is responsible for program management, design, and delivery, with particular focus on and support for facilitators. Lindsey has over seven years of ex...

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