SD Certified Workshop Leader
Shellie Sanford is a student services coordinator at Saint Louis University in St. Louis, MO. She earned her doctorate in higher education leadership and has worked in higher education for over 12 years, in both administrative and faculty roles. She is passionate about student success initiatives and innovative thinking. In her free time, she enjoys being with family, gardening, taking her puppy for walks, and decorating cakes.
Dr. John Short is an experienced engineer/entrepreneur/educator. President of SJS, Inc., a 25-year-old holding company with a variety of business interests, Dr. Short has significant product development and startup experience in both private-sector and DoD environments. He is in his tenth year as an engineering professor at College of Southern Maryland and, as CSM Professor of Entrepreneurship, has been the primary developer of CSM’s technology transfer education program. He is also a founding member of the Southern Maryland Regional Innovation Collaborative’s advisory board. As a certified Strategic Doing workshop leader, he is spearheading the RIC’s Strategic Doing community engagement efforts.
Briana Tucker is the Enterprise Program Coordinator for the Pavlis Honors College at Michigan Technological University. She helps students gain real world experience through industry sponsored, hands-on projects. Briana has a B.A. in Communication, Culture, and Media Studies from Michigan Technological University and a M.A. in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She has experience working with Higher Education and nonprofit community organizations.