Our Leadership

Our Leadership

The leadership team at Sofia University shares a common vision and mission: to provide students with the most transformative and educational experience possible.

Elected by our appointed Board of Trustees, the Sofia University leadership’s primary role is to ensure that the standards we agree upon are being upheld. We hold ourselves accountable to the highest degree, and our primary goal is to provide our students with a meaningful, transformative educational experience. To provide that, accountability in leadership is crucial.

Members of Sofia University executive leadership:

Carol Humphreys, PhDPresident

Nami Kim, PhD.Provost & Accreditation Liaison Officer

Dr. Bill Y. ChenInterim Chief Financial Officer (consultant)

Renate KrogdahlAVP HR, Administration & Board Governance

Steven GoldAVP Academic Innovation

Penny LiAVP Strategic Enrollment, International Partnerships, Alumni Affairs

Yali WangAVP Global Engagement

Jennifer CraneMaster of Arts in Counseling Psychology Program Chair

Dr. Mary Kay ChessDoctor of Business Administration Program Chair

Dr. Simone DiMatteoMaster of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Program Chair

Dr. Fred LuskinDoctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (PsyD) Program Chair

Dr. Robert WoodPhD in Transpersonal Psychology, Master of Transpersonal Psychology, Master of Transpersonal Psychology (Online), Bachelor of Arts, Psychology Program Chair

Dr. Caifang ZhuPhD in Transpersonal Psychology (Chinese Language) Program Chair

Janett CabaneroDirector of Financial Aid

Dr. John ElfersDissertation Office Director, Center of Innovation in Teaching & Learning (CITL)

Lloyd LeeDirector of IT

Ajla MulaomerovicDirector of Accounting

Rumaana KhanDirector of Institutional Research

Abi KinnahanAssociate Director of Academic Affairs

Roland ReeseDirector of Marketing and Communications

Ranali DewarajaAssociate Director of International Student Office, PDSO

Lin ZhangAssociate Director of Global College

Rosalie CookDean of Student Services

Jay FermaglichSenior Instructional Designer

Juan NavaFacilities Coordinator (Costa Mesa campus)

Lisa SammonLibrarian

Karina SulaimanChief Registrar