Faculty & Staff

Our faculty members and staff are more than teachers; they're industry leaders with real-world experience. Our faculty and staff are dedicated design educators who advise and mentor with one shared goal: seeing our Fellows succeed.

Jonathan Williams
Head of Faculty
Education: 
Doctor of Design from North Carolina State University (in-progress), MS in Strategic Design and Management from Parsons School of Design, BS in Mathematical Statistics from Wake Forest University
Areas of Expertise: 
Design Research, Design Innovation, Design Strategy
Katy Clarke
Instructor
Education: 
MFA in Design Thinking from Radford University (in progress), Master's in Education from East Carolina University, BA in Communication from Virginia Tech
Areas of Expertise: 
Instructional Design, Design Thinking, Graphic Design
Travis Taylor
Instructor
Education: 
MS in Mathematics from University of Illinois at Chicago, BS in Mathematics from UC Davis
Areas of Expertise: 
Data Visualization
Oliver Dumpit
Instructor
Education: 
MS in Strategic Design and Management from Parsons School of Design, BS in Mathematics and Statistics from McMaster University
Areas of Expertise: 
Product Design, Content Strategy, Service Design
Dana Meyer
Instructor
Education: 
MS in Fashion Design from Drexel University, BA in Art and Art History from Elon University
Areas of Expertise: 
Fashion Design
Sophia Gonzales
Instructor
Education: 
BFA in Interior Design from Parsons School of Design, BA in Psychology from Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts,The New School
Areas of Expertise: 
Interior Design
Justin Pritchard
Instructor
Education: 
MEd in Learning Design and MS in Curriculum and Instruction from Western Governors University, University Certificate in Career Development from Athabasca University, MDes and BDes in Visual Communications Design from University of Alberta, Diploma in Design from Lethbridge College
Areas of Expertise: 
Graphic Design, Instructional Design, Design Thinking, Career Development
Kendra Jamieson
Instructor
Education: 
BFA in Graphic Design and Interactive Media from University of Wisconsin-Stout
Areas of Expertise: 
Graphic Design
Sarah Beth Potter
Program Manager & Instructor
Education: 
MA in Counselor Education & Student Affairs from Clemson University; BA in Journalism & Mass Communication from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Areas of Expertise: 
Career Development
Celeste Regala
Program Support Associate
Education: 
BS in Industrial Engineering from Colegio de San Juan de Letran
Areas of Expertise: 
Program Support