Congratulations to our recent placements

Category: News

We are delighted to share with you the names of talented candidates who have recently advanced into key leadership positions with our partner institutions. The roster of successful candidates provides a good glimpse into the diversity of search services we manage on behalf of our clients who include private and public institutions nationwide, two- and four-year degree institutions, as well as graduate/professional schools.

Please join us in congratulating the leaders named below on their recent appointments!

Alta Mauro
Associate Dean of Students for Inclusion and Belonging, Harvard College
Harvard University

Eric Arneson
Vice President for Student Affairs
Kennesaw State University

James Tate
Chief of Police
The George Washington University

Markesha Henderson
Director of Athletics and Physical Education
Agnes Scott College

Marlon Lynch
Chief Safety Officer
The University of Utah

Nicole Stokes
Associate Provost for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Saint Joseph’s University

Kimathi Gordon-Somers
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs and Diversity
Fordham University School of Law

Tamiko Strickman
Associate Vice President for Institutional Equity
University of Michigan

Aaron Howell
Vice President Finance
Kennesaw State University

Jennifer Suchan
University Registrar
Iowa State University

Maleta Wilson
Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life
The University of Southern Mississippi

Jayne Schreiber
Assistant Dean, Career Planning Center
Fordham University School of Law

Alma Burke
Assistant Chief, Department of Public Safety
University of Southern California

Bonita Reeder
Director, Counseling Center
Texas State University

Jason Baseden
Director of Athletics and Physical Education
Phillips Exeter Academy

Chetan Joshi
Director of the Counseling Center
University of Maryland, College Park

Julian Coaxum
Chief of Police
Davidson College

D’Andra Mull
Vice President for Student Affairs
University of Florida

Anthony Sherill
Executive Director
Associated Students, Inc., San Francisco State University

Matthew Dewey
Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
Texas Tech University

Doryann Barnhardt
Director of Financial Aid
Gallaudet University

Raymond Rogers
Director, Career Services
Texas State University

Maureen White
Director of Athletics
Connecticut College

Shari Schwartz
University Registrar
University of North Texas

Katherine Weathers
Assistant Director, AA/EEO and Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Auburn University

Kevin Kerwood
Senior Director and Deputy Chief Human Resources Officer
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Ellen Heffernan

President - Spelman Johnson

Ellen Heffernan graduated from Smith College with a B.A. in economics and government. She joined Spelman Johnson in 1996, after a ten-year career in higher education that included positions at Smith College and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She is also a national speaker and writer on topics related to recruiting and professional development in higher education and serves as faculty for several national higher education association professional development programs. Ellen also currently serves on the executive board of the National Association of Executive Recruiters.