Maria Poindexter received her doctorate in Instructional Systems from the Pennsylvania State University with an emphasis in Workforce Education and Organizational Development. Her professional interests center on assessing, designing, developing, implementing and evaluating educational/training programs.
Maria currently works at Reynolds Community College where she serves as the Director of Human Resources Operations. She is an Associate Professor (adjunct) at the University of Richmond, teaching courses in their Human Resource Management program. Needless to say, Maria loves to teach! She received a B.S. degree in Marketing and International Business from Temple University and a M.Ed. in Instructional Systems from Penn State.
Prior to her graduate school career, she was a trainer and instructional designer for a large telecommunications company in Philadelphia, PA where she grew up.