Spelman Johnson to exhibit at the NACAC Conference in Louisville, Kentucky

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Spelman Johnson will be attending the 2019 NACAC National Conference in Louisville, Kentucky from September 26-28. You’ll find Valerie Szymkowicz, Vice President, and Kendra Dane, Search Associate, in the exhibit hall, Booth #392. Please stop by and learn firsthand how our specialized search practice has changed the face of higher education one leader at a time. Institutions of higher education nationwide have partnered with Spelman Johnson to identify and recruit leaders of exceptional merit to fill key administrative positions.

We’ll be showcasing current searches, as well as some of our recent placements, including:

  • Saint Mary’s College of California, Vice Provost for Enrollment and Communications
  • Randolph College, Director of Admissions
  • University of North Texas, Director of Admissions Recruitment
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Associate Dean for Enrollment Services
  • University of Florida, Director of Freshman and International Admissions
  • Stephen F. Austin University, Executive Director of Enrollment Management
  • Texas Tech University, Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships
  • Clark University, Director of Financial Aid
We look forward to discussing cost-effective leadership recruitment strategies, as well as opportunities to become more actively engaged in the Spelman Johnson network. If you would like to schedule an appointment to meet outside of exhibit hours, please contact Valerie or Kendra.

Kendra Dane

Search Associate - Spelman Johnson

Kendra Dane earned her BA from Mundelein College (now part of Loyola University) and her MS from National Louis University. During a career in higher education that spans over 30 years, Kendra has most recently served as assistant dean and director of admissions at William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota. Prior to moving to St. Paul, she served as executive director of admissions and marketing at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), as well as the executive director of enrollment services at SAIC. Kendra began her career in higher education at National Louis University in Evanston, Illinois, where she served as an associate vice president for financial aid for many years. Kendra has been active in the Illinois Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (ILASFAA), held leadership positions in Midwest Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (MASFAA), and served in a volunteer capacity as a financial aid trainer with the U.S. Department of Education.