Who We Are

Board of Trustees

Strada’s Board of Trustees has deep functional expertise in corporate leadership, finance, marketing, and legal matters. Trustees also hold and/or have held leadership roles in organizations with special relevance to Strada’s work, including public and private universities, HBCUs, private equity, and technology.


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Marlene V. Coulis

Chair of the Board

Aminta H. Breaux, Ph.D.

Bowie State University

Sureel A. Choksi

President and Chief Executive Officer
Vantage Data Centers

Wade T. Dyke, Ph.D.

Former President
American Public University System

Sue Ellspermann, Ph.D.

Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana

Mike Flores, Ph.D.

Alamo Colleges District

Nicole Thorne Jenkins, Ph.D.

John A. Griffin Dean of the McIntire School of Commerce
University of Virginia

Michael D. King

Vice President and General Manager Global Education industry (Retired)

Thomas B. Mangas

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Centerfire Capital

Erik I. Moreno

Executive Vice President, Corporate Development and M&A
Sony Pictures Entertainment

Stephen Moret

President and Chief Executive Officer

Ernest J. Newborn II

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
USI Insurances Services LLC

Rev. Gerard (Gerry) J. Olinger, C.S.C.

Vice President for Student Affairs
University of Notre Dame

Miriam (Mimi) Wolfe Strouse

Private Equity Investor

Ardine Williams

Secretary, Board of Visitors
William & Mary

The Rev. E. William Beauchamp, C.S.C.

Emeritus Trustee

Blake Devitt

Emeritus Trustee
In Memoriam

Marshall Grigsby

Emeritus Trustee

Ilene Nagel

Emeritus Trustee

William R. Neale, Esq.

Emeritus Trustee

Edward R. Schmidt, Esq.

Emeritus Trustee