Meet the Staff

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Vicki Fine

Perkins Career Pathways, Mgr, Career Pathways

    With over a decade of serving faculty, staff and students in higher education, Vicki arrived at Valencia College in 2012. In 2015 she joined the Career and Workforce Education team where she became manager of Career Pathways and Tech Express. In this role she partners with Orange and Osceola County School Districts to build articulated pathways for students interested in attending Valencia. Vicki says the consortium is always looking to develop innovative paths that accelerate learning while giving students a chance to explore high-wage, high-demand careers. Vicki is also actively involved with Career Pathways at the state and national levels. Along with her collaboration and organizational skills, Vicki holds a Master in Business Administration from Georgia Southern University.

     

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    Anita Gentz

    Career Pathways, Career Pathways Coach

      Anita joined the Tech Express team in 2016. In her role as Tech Express advisor, Anita is able to utilize her 38 years of experience with Orange County Public Schools at Valencia as she continues to strengthen the consortium partnership while using her knowledge to assist technical program graduates transition to Valencia. Anita believes that transitioning these students to an articulated A.S degree program at Valencia prepares them for success and prosperity in their chosen career field. Along with her professional, instructional, and administrative experience, Anita has a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Education from the University of Central Florida.

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      Gwen Murrell

      Career Pathways, Career Pathways Coach

        Recently moving from Omaha to Orlando, Gwen Murrell joined Valencia College in 2018. Gwen has a sincere desire to help students pursue a college degree to complement their technical certification. She strongly believes "The more you learn, the better you will live!" Valencia's partnership with the technical colleges has been successful and she is proud to build upon this success. She received her bachelor's degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and has spent her career providing training and development to those in the business, banking, legal, affordable housing, workforce development and insurance fields. Gwen brings her experience and leadership to Valencia by helping students define a pathway to earning lifelong credentials.