MEET THE ADVISORY BOARD
Meet Laurie Burns-McRobbie! Laurie is a founder of the Women's Philanthropy Leadership Council at the Indiana University Foundation and serves as its honorary chair. In 2012, she was named Woman of the Year by the City of Bloomington's Commission on the Status of Women, and in 2014, she was given the Leading Light Outstanding Leadership Award by the Indianapolis-based organization Women & Hi Tech. Laurie has been a technologist in higher education for more than 25 years. She helped found and lead Internet2’s Inclusivity Initiative, which has sponsored scholarships and travel grants for women technologists and network engineers, as well as a major survey of gender diversity in employment.
Meet Linda Calvin! Linda is currently the Vice President of Information Technology for Ivy Tech Community College. She is a wearer of many hats: she loves solving problems using digital and communications solutions. She believe in technology not for the sake of, but because she's witnessed how technology influences change, resurrects and establishes brands, and positively impacts the bottom line. Linda is unafraid to follow process so she can influence it - or test it’s flexibility. She enjoys managing people; engaged employees are critical to the success for any organization.
Meet Michelle Cole! Michelle is currently the Chief Operations Officer for Envisage Technologies. Under her direction, the company has become more client-focused, more agile in analysis and software delivery, and more adept at delivering unparalleled client service. Michelle is especially skilled in transitioning development teams from traditional waterfall methodology (linear, stage-by-stage development) to agile methodology (which relies heavily on flexibility and adaptability). Michelle has a heart for philanthropy as evidenced by her dedication to serving first responders and her philanthropic service to the Community Foundation of Bloomington & Monroe County.
Meet Tyler Kelley! Tyler is a graduate of Indiana University with a B.S. in Psychology now works at Indiana University recruiting and supporting diverse and talented students. Tyler is a Board Member for the Middle Way House Domestic Violence Shelter, and has served as a mentor for Big Brother, Big Sisters of South-Central Indiana. Tyler is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, and he is currently the Director Community Service and Engagement for the Sigma Kappa Lambda Alumni Chapter of Bloomington.Tyler considers himself to be the luckiest man on earth, as he is married to the amazing Justus Kelley (Mrs. Indiana 2020), and is surrounded and supported by great friends, whom he considers family.