Our Team

Wake Forest is a community of faculty and staff committed to educating the whole person and transforming students into leaders and citizens of character. The staff for the Program for Leadership and Character focus on advancing this work everyday.


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Ann Phelps

Director of Programming

(336) 758-3731

bradley burroughs
Bradley Burroughs

Director of Leadership and Character in Academic, Civic, and Religious Life

Raven Scott

Associate Director of Programming and Team Building

kathleen stimely
Kathleen Stimely

Director of Program Administration

(336) 758-2531

Connie Kuhlman

Administrative Coordinator

Jessica Koehler

Visiting Scholar in the Department of Engineering


Kate Allman

Director of Research and Assessment

Susan Fesperman

Research Coordinator

Postdoctoral Fellows

Johann Ducharme

Postdoctoral Fellow in Character Education

Eunice Jianping Hu

Teacher-Scholar Postdoctoral Fellow in Interdisciplinary Humanities

Bryan Ellrod

Postdoctoral Fellow in Pre-Law

Rebecca Permar

Postdoctoral Fellow in Pre-Health

Communications and Events

Jeremy Markovich

Director of Communications

(336) 758-3629

Sydney Bowman

Communications Specialist

Mary Costanza
Mary Costanza

Program and Events Coordinator

Professional Schools

kenneth townsend
Kenneth Townsend

Director of Leadership and Character in the Professional Schools

(336) 758-3794

Elizabeth Whiting

Director of Interdisciplinary and Engaged Learning in the Professional Schools

Britney Jenkins

Administrative Assistant in the Professional Schools

Nancy Winfrey

Assistant Director of Curriculum and Pedagogy in the Professional Schools

Benjamin Rigney

Assistant Director of Leadership and Character in the Law School

Anathi Al Ramie
Ananthi Al Ramiah

Director of Research and Strategic Integration in the Professional Schools

Cheraton Love
Cheraton Love

Director of the Center for Personal and Professional Development

Keyma T. Clark

Personal and Professional Development Coach

Kendall Freeman
Kendall Freeman

Personal and Professional Development Coach

John James
John James

Personal and Professional Development Coach

Research Collaborators