Meet Your Instructors

Orvin Kimbrough, MSW, MBA, MA
CEO, Midwest BankCentre

After many years leading within the non-profit sector, Orvin Kimbrough is taking on a new challenge as CEO of Midwest BankCentre.  Growing up in the Missouri foster care system and having witnessed tragedies far beyond his years, Orv credits his faith, determination and a strong support system in helping him build a career and passion for helping people.  He holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in social work from the University of Missouri - Columbia, a master’s of business administration from University of Missouri – St. Louis and a master’s of arts in theology from Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis.

Jill Stratton, PhD
Assistant Provost for Residential Education & Associate Dean for Residential Colleges, Vanderbilt University

Jill Stratton has over 25 years of experience in higher education and has devoted much of her research to understanding career joy, strengths-based leadership, and the concept of creative flow. Previously an Associate Dean at Washington University, she currently oversees many of the student development programs for Vanderbilt University undergraduates. Jill serves as a consultant on organizational culture and effectiveness.  She holds a PhD in ethical and creative leadership from the Union Institute and University, as well as a master’s degree in higher education administration from Indiana University and a bachelor's degree in psychology from Transylvania University.