The people of CapEd have the experience, expertise, and knowledge required to bring a post-traditional learning experience from concept to reality. From strategy development through program delivery, our leadership team brings deep expertise to every partnership we establish with colleges and universities or businesses.
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Dr. Stacy J. Adkinson
President & Chief Academic Officer
Stacy Adkinson leads in the development of an engaging academic partnership for CapEd clients through the Virtual Campus platform, course and curriculum development, faculty development, and the overall student experience. Stacy serves as a member of the Business Development team, providing strategic assessments and consultation to prospective clients on topics of financial and business management, planning, and academic change for expansion.
Stacy served as Executive Vice President at the University of Saint Francis, and in her 25+ years in higher education has been a faculty member, consultant, strategic planner, and change agent. Stacy received her Doctor of Education degree from Ball State University, with a focus in Higher and Adult Education, Organization Development and Leadership.
Heather Sayre Jordan
President & Chief Client Officer
Heather Sayre Jordan works closely with Capital Education partner institutions to develop strategic and sustainable growth initiatives. The comprehensive strategy builds toward an ongoing assessment of the regional market opportunities aligned with the institution’s online program offerings and the development of responsive and efficient support systems to facilitate enrollment and programmatic growth. Heather also leads a team enabling the development of strategic relationships with significant employers and constituencies within the client geographic region.
During her 20+ years in higher education, Heather has provided adult program leadership for Benedictine University, Olivet Nazarene University, and the Institute for Professional Development. Heather holds a B.A. in English from the University of Nebraska and an M.A. in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix.
Vice President, Client Development
Tammy Shelton has over 20 years of experience in adult higher education with a varied academic, admissions, and marketing background. Tammy leads a team enabling the development of strategic relationships with significant employers and constituencies within the client geographic region.
Tammy currently serves as the National Chair for The Council for Accelerated Programs and has served on the Texas Women in Higher Education Board. Previously she served as the Vice Provost for Remote Operations (Non-traditional programs) at Concordia University Texas.
She received a B.S. in Speech Communication from the University of Texas and a M. Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from Concordia University Texas, where her thesis focused on Differentiated Instruction and Adult Learners. At present, she is a doctoral student at Concordia University Portland.
Vice President, Enrollment Services
Nikee Carnagey has functioned as an executive operations and enrollment officer for over 15 years in higher education. As the VP of Enrollment Services with CapEd, she has been integral in the revitalization of an admissions team that performs above industry standards. In addition, she is responsible for the life cycle management team achieving retention and graduation rates that surpassed established standards and many client expectations. She has successfully integrated lead generation marketing and enhanced student-centered communication strategies into enrollment funnel operations to achieve greater contact and matriculation rates. Building teams inspired by and focused on student success has been a cornerstone to Nikee’s profound contribution to the organizations she serves.
Prior to her role at CapEd, Nikee most recently served as President, West Division of Corinthian Colleges where she led her division of campuses to top-rankings within the organization for enrollment, retention, and profitability.
Robert Soulliere, Jr.
Vice President, Academic Services & Learning Tech
Bob Soulliere specializes in academic technology, faculty development, technology training, and all things teaching and learning. Bob brings with him passion, humor, and a self-deprecating nature to help make people comfortable with the technology that they might otherwise be apprehensive to try.
Before joining CapEd, Bob worked as the National Director of Academic Technology & Library Services for Chamberlain University, serving 20 campuses and more than 20,000 students nationwide. He has spent more than a decade working in higher education serving at the University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne, IN and at Ashland University in Ashland, OH. Always up for a challenge, Bob has held the roles of Director of Education Technology, Director of Distance, Instruction and Educational Technologies, Executive Director of University Technology, and Director of #LearnAU. He still teaches adjunct in his spare time.
In his former life before higher education, Bob was a web developer working not only in journalism but in the music industry. He holds an undergraduate degree in Theology and Education with a minor in English and has a Master of Science in Training and Development with a concentration in Management. Currently he is working on a doctorate in higher education and adult learning.