About

Staff

kevin
STRATEGY DIRECTOR

Kevin Corcoran

Kevin Corcoran leads Lumina Foundation's strategic communications team. Prior to assuming this role in late 2016, he spent eight years directing design and policy work that promoted development of new higher education business and finance models aimed at helping the United States achieve a goal of 60 percent of working-age Americans with high-quality degrees, certificates, or other postsecondary credentials by 2025. His areas of expertise include competency-based education and outcomes-based funding. He also manages a portfolio of grants related to Lumina's work with nonprofit and public media partners. Corcoran serves on the board of The Communications Network, the leading organization nationally helping foundations and nonprofits improve lives through smart communications.

Continue Reading
haley-1
STRATEGY DIRECTOR

Haley Glover

Haley leads Lumina's mobilization strategies, focusing on communities and institutions of higher education, and on work to define and expand student pathways to success.

Continue Reading
amber300
STRATEGY DIRECTOR

Amber Garrison Duncan, Ph.D.

Amber Garrison Duncan is a strategy director at Lumina Foundation where she leads a portfolio of work that supports the creation of a system where all learning can be validated and valued regardless of where it happens, and efficiently contribute to high-quality credentials. Lumina’s work in this area includes competency-based education, learning frameworks, assessment, credential recognition and learner records, as well as quality assurance.

Continue Reading
zakiya
STRATEGY DIRECTOR FOR FINANCE AND FEDERAL POLICY

Zakiya Smith

Zakiya Smith is as a strategy director for finance and federal policy at Lumina Foundation, where she leads the work of the Foundation to develop new models of student financial support for higher education. Most recently, Smith served as a senior advisor for education at the White House Domestic Policy Council, where she focused on developing the President’s higher education policy. Ms. Smith also served in the Obama administration as a senior adviser at the U.S. Department of Education where she developed programmatic, policy and budget solutions to respond to pressing challenges in college access, affordability, and completion.

Continue Reading
scott-jenkins
STRATEGY DIRECTOR

Scott Jenkins

Scott Jenkins serves as strategy director for Lumina Foundation. In that role, he leads development and advancement of the Foundation’s State Policy Agenda. Scott has a broad and extensive background in institutional, state, and federal policy development and execution.

Continue Reading
domy01
STRATEGY DIRECTOR

Domy Raymond

Dominique (Domy) Raymond is Lumina's strategy director leading stakeholder engagement, coalition building and convenings.

Continue Reading
holly-zanville300
SENIOR ADVISOR FOR CREDENTIALING AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

Holly Zanville, Ph.D.

Holly Zanville is senior advisor for credentialing and workforce development where she focuses on high-profile, large-scale projects with direct impact on the strategic operations and processes of the Foundation. Her portfolio includes the cultivation of networks and partnerships essential to the emerging new landscape of credentialing; and the development and expansion of collective action initiatives that increase awareness of and solutions related to credentialing, workforce-education alignment, and quality assurance especially with regard to new credentials and learning pathways. She speaks and writes on the meaning and value of credentials and how they can play a role in charting a path forward to increase access to and success in obtaining high-quality credentials.

Continue Reading