William Spelman

As CEO of William Spelman Executive Search, Mr. Spelman brings over twenty-five years of experience in the field of student affairs to his role. Most notably, he served as director of Wilson Commons and then associate dean of students at the University of Rochester. Professionally, he has served as a Vice President for Regions and then for two terms as President of the Association of College Unions-International, and as a member of the Copyright Tribunal. Mr. Spelman was involved with the development of the Council on the Advancement of Standards (CAS), has been a member of conference program committees and standing... | Read More...

Megan O. Spelman

Megan O. Spelman has held numerous managerial and consultative positions in the financial services industry for over 10 years. She is well respected for her insight and accomplishments in the areas of marketing, staff development, and staff recruitment. Ms. Spelman is particularly well skilled in the role of consultant to clients who seek assistance in delineating and analyzing strategic staffing priorities and developing solutions that support departmental and institutional goals. At WSES, she leads initiatives in client and candidate relations, business development, and  general responsibilities in search consultation. Ms. Spelman is a graduate of the State University of New York at... | Read More...

Leila V. Moore, Ed.D.

Leila Moore, Ed. D., is an Adjunct Professor of Student Affairs in Higher Education at Salem State College in Salem, MA. Dr. Moore is a past president of ACPA College Student Educators International and of the ACPA Foundation. She has been a graduate faculty member at the University at Albany, the College of Saint Rose, Bowling Green State University, and Penn State University. She has also served on numerous accreditation teams and has been a consultant to student affairs staff and faculty at more than thirty colleges and universities. Her responsibilities as a student affairs practitioner have been in the... | Read More...

Cynthia Woolbright

Cynthia Woolbright is a nationally known fundraising consultant and advisor, whose skills and insights were honed over 20 years as a university advancement officer, most recently as vice president for alumnae relations and development at Hollins University in Virginia. Cynthia began her professional career in student affairs, directing a comprehensive student life/campus program that focused, among other things, on leadership development for student organizations and the management of campus centers. Several years later she moved into alumnae/i and development administration, serving in various capacities where she provided leadership and partnered with trustees and alumnae/i leaders to set advancement direction and policy... | Read More...

Michael Geffen, Ph.D.

Dr. Geffen worked in higher education for six years before leaving the field to obtain his doctoral degree in clinical psychology.  He established, and for more than twenty years he managed, a large behavioral healthcare practice with offices in several locations throughout the state of California. During that period he consulted with hospitals, school districts, and numerous organizations.  In addition, he was a guest and also the host of television and radio talk shows.  Dr. Geffen retired from clinical practice and returned to higher education to work with William Spelman and has been with the firm since its inception. | Read More...

Susan M. Salvador, Ed.D.

Dr. Salvador served as President of ACPA College Student Educators International and member of the ACPA Foundation Board. She has served as a consultant to community college staff for residence halls and One-Stop Center. With over 15 years experience as Vice President of Student Affairs her responsibilities- at two comprehensive community colleges- included: Athletics, Housing and Residence Life, Student Life and Leadership Development, Financial Aid, Records and Registration, Admissions, Counseling, Student Conduct, Title IX, Public Safety, Academic Advising, Services for Students with Disabilities, Placement Testing, New Student Orientation, Bookstore, First Year Experience, Health Services, Veteran Services, and Educational Opportunity Program. Dr.... | Read More...