Our world, Only better

A mission 70 years in the making.

We strengthen the social sector with a talented and prepared workforce.

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Our Dream Team

Meet the Alliance Team

Dorothy Norris-Tirrell Dorothy Norris-Tirrell, Ph.D., CNP
Gig Harbor, WA

Shara Szott Shara Szott, CNP
Chief Solutions Officer
Dallas, TX

Joanie Smith Joanie Smith
Director of Operations
Kansas City, MO

Gene Moses Gene Moses, MPA, CNP
Director of Product
Kansas City, MO

Erica Davis, CNP
Solutions Consultant
Kansas City, MO

Keely O’Sullivan Kurtz Keely O’Sullivan Kurtz, MS, CNP
Director of CNP Programs
Kansas City, MO

Miles Bilka Headshot Miles Bilka, CNP
Digital Marketing Manager
Winston Salem, NC

Ariel Kaylor Ariel Kaylor, CNP
CNP Programs Manager
Knoxville, TN

Abbie Pinter Abbie Pinter
Digital Marketing Intern

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Externship Program

Meet the Alliance Externs

Shelby Cochran, South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota Shelby Cochran
South Dakota State University

Ellie Heerema, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana Ellie Heerema
Indiana State University

Abbey Murphy, Salisbury University, Salisbury, Maryland Abbey Murphy
Salisbury University

Aubri O'Connor, Columbus School of Law, Washington DC Aubri O’Connor
The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law

KiLee Thompson, University of Houston, League City, Texas KiLee Thompson
University of Houston