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UMGC Alumni AssociationMeet Your 2021-2023 Alumni Advisory Board


n the Summer of 2021, the 2021-2023 UMGC Alumni Association Advisory Board members were welcomed into office to kick off their term for the next two years. The board is truly a representation of the global UMGC alumni community as it is comprised of graduates across different industries, experiences, and backgrounds.

The UMGC Alumni Association Advisory Board is volunteering their time, talents and resource to help shape the future of the global alumni community. 

Take a few minutes to learn more about your 2021-2023 UMGC Alumni Association Advisory Board members.

Lis Driscoll - PRESIDENT
UMGC Education: Bachelor of Science with a specialization in Business and Management, Stateside, 1991
Employment: Senior Vice President, Private Bank Market Leader, Bank of America Private Bank 
Located In: Washington, D.C.

Lis Driscoll is a Senior Vice President and Market Leader with Bank of America Private Bank. She manages and works closely with Private Client Advisors, Private Client Managers, and their team members to deliver wealth management services, including investment management, trust and estate planning, customized credit, banking, and philanthropy. Ms. Driscoll transitioned to her current position in 2018 from a dual role as Private Client Advisor and Institutional Client Advisor with Bank of America Private Bank and has been in wealth management for 22 years. Before Bank of America Private Bank, she worked in Private Client Services at Credit Suisse First Boston and Deutsche Banc Alex Brown as a financial advisor working with wealthy individuals, nonprofits, and public and private companies.  She received her Bachelor of Science from University of Maryland Global Campus and her Master of Business Administration from George Washington University.   Ms. Driscoll served on the 2017–2019 and 2019–2021 University of Maryland Global Campus Alumni Advisory Boards, the honorary board of Halcyon, and also serves on the Ambassador’s Council for N Street Village.

Mark E. Baker
UMGC Education: MBA, Stateside, 2010; Master of International Management,  Stateside, 2012
Employment: Founder and Principal Broker of his financial services firm
Located In: Washington, D.C.

Mark E. Baker offers a breadth of experience in business and organizational development and management, including more than 30 years of experience in project leadership, design, and administration in for-profit firms, technical and arts organizations, the government sector, and nonprofits. Mr. Baker has comprehensive knowledge of strategic business development and management; entrepreneurial skills in information research, health/fitness programs, and the performing arts; development knowledge of import/ export businesses and performing arts groups; and nonprofit management and grant writing expertise. In addition, he has more than 14 years of experience in both biomedical research and laboratory administration. He has published research on human breast cancer models and evaluations of the immunological response to various treatments. Since the 1970s, he has been active in philanthropy and the archival preservation of art and educational resources. His entrepreneurial efforts have included self-publishing, health and wellness education, sports management, and performing arts. He has successfully built a financial services firm that actively provides protection and wealth preservation for business owners and individuals in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Tiana S. Clark
UMGC Education: Associate of Arts, English, Humanities, and African American Studies, UMGC Europe, 2004; Bachelor of Science, Political Science, UMGC Europe, 2004 
Employment: CEO of Driver’s Seat Experience and Soci Circle, Director of Microsoft Partner Sales, Chief of Staff, Microsoft
Located In: Illinois 

Ms. Clark is a multifaceted, creative, and intentional leader. She’s delivered unparalleled business results at two Fortune Top 10 corporations over a span of 15 years, leading an international acquisition at Valero Energy, building the first ever and best-in-class National Services Sales University at Microsoft, leading portfolios of millions and billions in revenue, and leading career development on the Blacks at Microsoft senior leadership team. As a U.S. Air Force veteran and intelligence sergeant, she led U.S. war target strategy and won Airman of the Year at her UK air base. Ms. Clark is also the Creator and Executive Producer of Soci Circle, a diverse, multi-award-winning tween web series aimed to improve young girls’ confidence and resilience. She’s a former “underserved community” schoolteacher who set high expectations and empowered her students to exceed them, and a nonprofit founder, whose organization received an award from Big Brothers Big Sisters for recruiting mentors for the agency. Ms. Clark is also a sought-after guest speaker, and has been a contributor for several prestigious publications including The New York Times and The Economist

Milton Hall
UMGC Education: Master of Business Administration (executive program), Stateside, 2003 
Employment: President and CEO, Human Capital Consultants LLC
Located In: Washington, D.C.

Milton Hall is the president and CEO of Human Capital Consultants LLC (HCC), an executive search firm specializing in placement of advanced talent in human resources and the C-suite sectors. For more than 25 years, Mr. Hall has worked with senior executives and human resources leaders in corporate, nonprofit, and government organizations to combat challenges related to attracting and retaining top talent. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., and practicing nationally, HCC has become a leading privately held search practice, boasting a client list of leading Fortune 500 companies and progressive corporate and nonprofit clients that includes Express Scripts, Aetna, Hilton Worldwide, The Pew Charitable Trusts, The Henry M. Jackson Foundation, American Diabetes Association, and Lupin Pharmaceuticals, among others. Before joining HCC, Mr. Hall spent 16 years working for corporate organizations such as Prudential, CIGNA, and UnitedHealthcare, serving in roles from relationship manager to vice president with profit and loss oversight for revenues in excess of $600 million.

Vernon Herron
UMGC Education: Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice, UMGC Stateside, 2000 
Employment: Director, Officer Safety and Wellness, Baltimore City Police Department 
Located In: Maryland 

Vernon Herron has more than 35 years of experience in public safety and law enforcement. He currently serves as Director, Baltimore City Police Department, where he manages the Officer Safety and Wellness Section (OS&W), which houses both the Early Intervention and Health & Wellness units. The OS&W promotes both physical and mental health through training, seminars/workshops, wellness initiatives and programming, health publications, and supporting officers in times of crisis. Additionally, OS&W provides police officers immediate access to a mental health clinician as soon as officers have been involved in a traumatic event, such as a police officer involved shooting. Prior to joining the Baltimore City Police Department, Director Herron served more than 27 years in the Maryland State Police. He also served as the Deputy Chief Administrative Officer for Public Safety and Director of Homeland Security in Prince George’s County, Maryland.

Gustavo Hinojosa, Jr. 
UMGC Education: Bachelor of Science, Cybersecurity-Computer Networks and Security, UMGC Stateside 2016; Master of Science, Cybersecurity, UMGC Stateside 2017; Master of Business Administration, UMGC Stateside 2019  
Employment: Director, National Cybersecurity Student Association, National Cyberwatch Center 
Located In: Florida 

Gustavo Hinojosa is a resourceful, problem-solving professional and entrepreneur passionate about cybersecurity. He works effectively in a dynamic environment and implements solutions that support mission-critical objectives to reduce organizational risk and safeguard the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information and information systems. Mr. Hinojosa participates in and attends several industry groups to stay up to date with trends, technologies, standards, and best practices to better understand and strengthen the security and resilience of cyberspace. In his current role as Director of the National Cybersecurity Student Association, he champions the development of strategic alliances with academia, governmental institutions, and industry. Mr. Hinojosa’s focus is to energize, expand, and cultivate an ecosystem of next generation cybersecurity professionals through education, mentoring, and professional development opportunities.

Margaret Larkin
UMGC Education: Master of Science, Management-Marketing, UMGC Stateside, 2017; Master of Business Administration, UMGC Stateside, 2018 
Employment: 2020 Presidential Management Fellow, U.S. Department of Homeland Security 
Located In: Virginia 

Margaret Larkin has more than seven years of marketing, program management, and client service experience. A leader in her field, she is recognized for business results, logistics, and delivering effective marketing strategies. Ms. Larkin is a 2020 Presidential Management Fellow and is serving her fellowship term within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. She is an avid alumni volunteer, most recently giving her time as an Industry Expert MVP in the Spring 2020 Alumni LinkUp series and in an alumni newsletter providing valuable insights for her fellow graduates.

Laura Moore, EdD
UMGC Education: Associate of Arts with a curriculum in Business and Management, Asia, 2003; Certificate, Computer Studies, Asia, 2003; Bachelor of Science, Information Systems Management, Asia, 2004 
Employment: Business educator teaching third through seventh grades in the Alexandria City Public School System 
Located In: Maryland  

Dr. Laura Moore is an innovative educator who currently serves as a business educator with the Alexandria City Public School System, teaching grades 3–7. Dr. Moore facilitates students’ success academically and through interpersonal skills by implementing the district-approved curriculum from the Career Technical Education Department. On a day-to-day basis, she addresses specific educational needs of students, providing a safe and optimal learning environment. She also provides feedback to students, parents, and administrators regarding student progress, expectations, and goals. Dr. Moore has worked in education (including general and special education in public and independent school districts) for more than ten years. Her roles included school-wide testing coordinator, instructional technology educator, after-school tutor, technology facilitator, computer lab administrator, and technology support specialist. She is licensed in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia in business education for grades 6–12, has a computer technology endorsement for grades K–12 with the District of Columbia, and a special education endorsement with Maryland. Dr. Moore received her Master of Education in Educational and Instructional Technology from Jones International University in 2011 and her Doctor of Education from Trident University International in 2016. She published her dissertation, Meeting the Academic Needs of Assistive Technology for Special Education Students: Teacher Perceptions.

James Muldoon
UMGC Education: Bachelor of Science, Political Science, UMGC Europe, 1966 
Employment: CEO and Founder of METCOR Ltd. 
Located In: Washington, D.C. 

James Muldoon, a veteran of the United States Air Force, is the founder, CEO, and President of METCOR Ltd. METCOR was incorporated in 1979 as a full-service consulting and training firm. METCOR clients have included many Fortune 500 companies such as Lockheed Martin, Unisys, Siemens, and Sun Microsystems. Mr. Muldoon is a visionary leader with 40 years of experience providing management consulting services including strategic planning, client relationship interface, marketing and acquisition strategy development, and implementation. In addition to direct work for clients, Mr. Muldoon is responsible for corporate oversight, including all financial and strategic planning for METCOR. Following his military service in communications intelligence, he continued his service to the country as Administrative Assistant to U.S. Senator Birch Bayh. Mr. Muldoon serves on numerous boards for industry and philanthropic organizations, including serving on the UMGC Board of Visitors from 2000 to 2003.

Dr. S. Raschid Muller
UMGC Education: Bachelor of Science, Information Systems Management, 2010; Master of Science, Cybersecurity, UMGC Stateside, 2012; Master of Business Administration, UMGC Stateside, 2013 
Employment: Cybersecurity scientist within the U.S. federal government 
Located In: Maryland

Dr. S. Raschid Muller is a Cybersecurity executive in the U.S. federal government. Over the last decade, he has served in numerous leadership roles and assignments in the Department of Defense. He completed a 2020 LEGIS Congressional Fellowship with The Brookings Institution by serving as the Technical SME on the Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Innovation Subcommittee under the House Committee on Homeland Security. In that role, his portfolio consisted of oversight of the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency, election security, cyber curriculum development, cyber policy, and HBCU/MSI-STEM engagement for the Department of Homeland Security. As an academic, Dr. Muller served as the DISA Faculty Chair from 2017–2019 at the National Defense University (NDU–Ft. McNair). At NDU, he taught various hard and soft cyber courses to military commanders, U.S. and NATO allies, and senior leaders throughout the federal space. Dr. Muller has obtained a Ph.D. in Information Technology (Information Assurance and Cybersecurity) from Capella University, a Ph.D. in Cybersecurity Leadership, and a Doctor of Business Administration (Supply Chain Management)  from Capitol Technology University. He is also a six-year adjunct Associate Professor at the UMGC’s School of Cybersecurity and Information Technology. Dr. Muller is a 2021 U.C. Berkeley Executive Leadership Academy Fellow in the Goldman School of Public Policy. He is an Iraq War veteran from United States Navy.

Frank Musmar, DBA
UMGC Education: Master of Science, Biotechnology Management, Stateside, 2011
Employment: Founder, Editors Dissertations and Thesis, Adjunct Professor at Louisiana International College and American Management and Technology University
Located In: Texas

Dr. Musmar is currently an adjunct professor at Louisiana International College and American Management and Technology University. He is the founder and the lead dissertations consultant at Editors Dissertations and Thesis, which was founded on the ideals that helping students achieve their educational goals could bring positive social change. Dr. Musmar received his Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) in healthcare management from Walden University in 2016. He has published five journal publications: The Effect of the Organizational Vision on Remote Employees Engagement, Factors Affecting Millennials Healthcare Employees Turnover, Job Embeddedness and Employee Retention in Healthcare, a Once-daily Oral Medication for Treatment of Cognitive Dysfunction in Down syndrome, and Financial Distress at Nonprofit Organizations. Additional work includes his dissertation: Financial Distress in the Health Care Business.

Bernetta Reese
UMGC Education: Bachelor of Science, Digital Media and Web Technology, UMGC Stateside 2021
Employment: President and CEO of B. Reese Enterprises, LLC
Located In: Maryland

Ms. Reese is the President and CEO of B. Reese Enterprises, LLC, partnering with leading digital service companies supporting commercial and government organizations, and providing consultation and management services to agencies, business, and the community. Over her decades-long career, Reese has played a key role in several federal initiatives and earned numerous awards including the USDA-FSA Administrator's Award for Service to Agriculture. As the Acting Digital Director of OPM, she led OPM's Federal Women Lead digital campaign. While serving the United States Marine Corps, Reese led efforts to consolidate and facilitate the modernization of military justice systems, and led the design and development team that built America's first-ever Federal Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science Toolkit with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President. Reese also served as Vice President of Undergraduate Affairs for the University System of Maryland Student Council and as the Executive Chair for the University of Maryland Global Campus Student Advisory Council from 2020-2021.

Eric Sullivan
UMGC Education: Master of Science, Healthcare Administration, Stateside, 2000; Master of Business Administration, Stateside 2001 
Employment: Founder and CEO, Uneo
Located In: Maryland 

Eric Sullivan serves as senior vice president of innovation and data strategies at Inovalon, supporting the innovation of new product and technology solutions and providing executive leadership for all data integration, management, and governance programs, as well as the MORE2 Registry® data asset. For more than 25 years, Mr. Sullivan has been leading clinical innovation and data-driven solutions in a variety of roles in the healthcare sector, with a keen focus on developing data-driven models to transform healthcare by improving quality, outcomes, and efficiency. He has held leadership positions in some of the nation’s largest health plans, including UnitedHealthcare, and led teams in the clinical care setting to deliver patient-centered, patient specific healthcare. His current role advances patient precision analytics by leveraging big data technologies, natural language processing, interoperability, and real-time clinical data patient profiling.

Dr. Stacy Trammell
UMGC Education: Master of Science, Information Technology, UMGC Stateside, 2003; Doctor of Management, Technology and Information Systems, UMGC Stateside, 2008 
Employment: President & CEO, Zavda Technologies, LLC 
Located In: Maryland 

Dr. Stacy Trammell, founder and president of Zavda Technologies, LLC, has served the Department of Defense and intelligence community for more than 20 years, supplying an extensive collection of management and technical support of critical systems and missions. Dr. Trammell is a service-disabled veteran of the U.S. Air Force. She has significant experience working with a variety of professionals and managing various technologies. Dr. Trammell possesses a Doctor of Management from UMGC. Her research includes the publication of The Best Practices of Small IT Services Providers in the Federal Arena. Furthermore, Dr. Trammell is published in 33 Gems: Wisdom for Living Pieces of Life’s Puzzle, a compilation of motivational life stories.

Tiffany Tremont
UMGC Education: Bachelor of Science, Information Systems Management, Stateside, 2007; Master of Science, Cybersecurity Management and Policy, Stateside, 2018
Employment: President and CEO, Silotech Group, Inc.
Located In: Texas

Ms. Tremont is the President and CEO of Silotech Group, Inc. Her experience in the IT industry spans over two decades of infrastructure management, and systems/security administration expertise in both the federal and industry which began when she joined the National Security Agency (NSA) then enlisting in the United States Air Force at 17. Ms. Tremont’s federal experience encompasses serving the military and subsequent employment with various federal agencies. During her Air Force service, Ms. Tremont deployed to Operation Desert Focus after the 1996 bombing of Khobar Towers when she earned the Air Force Commendation Medal. Ms. Tremont is the 2015 recipient of the San Antonio Business Journal’s C-Suite CEO Award for Small/Medium Business, winner of the 2015 San Antonio Business Journal’s Tech Titan Award for Cyber Security and her company was bestowed Best Places to Work in 2016 and 2015 in the small business category.

Norman Workman
UMGC Education: Bachelor of Science, Social Science, UMGC Stateside, 1987 
Employment: Principal Technical Recruiter, Intelligent Waves 
Located In: Maryland

Norman Workman has more than 25 years of experience in recruiting, sales, marketing, and business development. Currently working as the principal technical recruiter at Intelligent Waves, as well as the founder and contract recruiter of the Workman Group, he supports workforce planning and professional networking. As a U.S. Army veteran, he specializes in military and veteran recruitment and has volunteered his time to UMGC through multiple career services programs, offering industry insights to both students and his fellow alumni. Mr. Workman devoted three years at the Veterans Services Office, assisting veterans and active-duty military personnel process their educational benefits while completing his degree at UMGC.

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