The NAS Team


Gail Crider

President & CEO

Royce Hodnett

Program Manager

Kyle Jillson

Engagement Manager

Dawne Langford

Program Assistant

Margaret McKay

Financial Controller

Paul O'Byrne

Senior Consulting Director

Carla Samson

Administrative & Accounting Assistant

Dallas Shelby


Sunny Widmann


Board of Directors

Mark Resnick

Board Chair

Former Executive Vice President
Twentieth Century Fox
Los Angeles, California

Tracy S. Harris

Board Treasurer

New York, New York


Patricia Mooradian

The Henry Ford
Dearborn, Michigan

Sally Sterling

Board Vice Chair

Spencer Stuart
Washington, D.C.

Kenneth C. Fischer

President Emeritus
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Gail Crider

President & CEO
National Arts Strategies

Kaywin Feldman

Board Secretary

Director and President
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Samuel Hoi

Maryland Institute College of Art
Baltimore, Maryland

Angel Ysaguirre

Executive Director
Illinois Humanities
Chicago, Illinois


Nothing sets us apart like our outstanding faculty.

It really is an amazing team, with leading professors and rising stars from the top business and graduate schools in the country working with us to create our courses. They are experts in the field who are also exceptional teachers in the classroom. They're inspired by the arts, and by the energy and intelligence each of you bring to our programs.

Horst Abraham

Ross School of Business, University of Michigan


Warren Boeker, Ph.D.

Foster School of Business, University of Washington


M. Diane Burton, Ph.D.

School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University


Paula J. Caproni, Ph.D.

Ross School of Business, University of Michigan


Jeannette Colyvas, Ph.D.

School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University


Deryn Dudley, Ph.D.

Community Science


Jed Emerson

Gary Community Investment Company


Peter Frumkin, Ph.D.

University of Pennsylvania


Gary Garmon

University of Texas at Austin


Brea Heidelberg

Drexel University

Eileen Heisman

National Philanthropic Trust


Maria Rosario Jackson, Ph.D.

Kresge Foundation


Elizabeth Keating, Ph.D.

Boston University


Katie Krumeck

Southern Methodist University


Nancy Koehn, Ph.D.

Harvard Business School


Sherrie Madia, Ph.D.

New Jersey City University


Meredith Myers, Ph.D.

University of Pennsylvania


Margaret A. Neale, Ph.D.

Stanford Graduate School of Business


Andrew J. Nelson, Ph.D.

University of Oregon Lundquist School of Business


Gregory Northcraft, Ph.D.

College of Business, University of Illinois


Sara Olsen

SVT Group

David A. Owens, Ph.D.

Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University


Walter W. Powell, Ph.D.

Stanford University


Greg Reilly, Ph.D.

University of Connecticut


Violina Rindova, Ph.D.

McCombs School of Business, University of Texas-Austin


Laura Morgan Roberts, Ph.D.

Georgetown University


Jim Rosenberg

Workbench Consulting


Jeffrey Sanchez-Burks, Ph.D.

Ross School of Business, University of Michigan


Nadya Shmavonian

Nonprofit Strategic Direction Consultant


Jesper B. Sørensen, Ph.D.

Stanford Graduate School of Business


Rob Wiltbank, Ph.D.

Atkinson Graduate School of Management, Willamette University