Nell Desmond

Nell Desmond

Director

With over 15 years of international experience in the fields of education, NGOs, politics, and business, Nell is dedicated to change making- helping students develop personally and professionally in a variety of ways. As the Director of the Vantage Point, she is committed to providing learning opportunities for students to understand who they are so that they are better able to be of service to themselves and their community, living and working on purpose.

Nell holds a Bachelor of Arts in Integrative Studies from George Mason University and a Master of Arts in International Relations and World Order from the University of Leicester. She is a Master Certified Coach, a Sullivan Foundation Fellow, and an alumna of the University of Virginia’s Sorensen Institute for Political Leaders and Campaign Program.


Lindsey Walsh

Lindsey Walsh

Assistant Director, Employer Relations/Internships

Service is at the heart of Lindsey’s diverse work experience, drawn from college admissions, non-profit service, human resource management, and business ownership. As the Assistant Director, she is excited to work with students and community members to develop internship and employment opportunities for student talent. She believes Mary Baldwin students can create meaningful impact in their communities and their world, after examining and cultivating their passions in their college experience.
 
Lindsey holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Christopher Newport University, and completed the President’s Leadership Program there. She is a current MBA student at Mary Baldwin, and a graduate of the Leadership Greater Augusta course hosted through GARCC.

Christian Del Hoyo

Employer Relations and Internship Coordinator


Zaria Moore

Zaria Moore

Career Coach

Zaria is dedicated to ensuring students succeed personally and professionally.  She empowers students by providing access to resources and coaching the next generation of change makers to work, on purpose.  

Zaria has a BA in Criminal Justice and Business from Mary Baldwin University and is currently pursing a MBA at Mary Baldwin. 


Jamal Carter

Jamal Carter

Organizational Systems Coordinator

As the Organizational Systems Coordinator, Jamal manages efforts in organizing data and other information gathered from various sources  to develop operational and organizational systems that benefit the office and the students the entire team serves.  He also designs and implements campus events, information sessions, workshops, and enjoys business coaching with other entrepreneurs. In addition to working at the Vantage Point, Jamal is also the Founder and CEO of HVNGRY, a clothing and lifestyle brand. 


Mabel Rose

Mabel Rose

Digital Media Coordinator

At the Vantage Point, Mabel works as the Digital Media Coordinator and draws from her knowledge of video production and website design to create visually appealing marketing materials to increase traffic to the office. She hopes that she can guide students on their path of finding their purpose while simultaneously finding her own way.    

Mabel hopes to travel down a path that combines her love of the environment, love of community, and love of storytelling. She would like to use her strengths to uplift the stories of young people rebuilding and resisting in Appalachia. Her heart is in the mountains, but feels the pull from the rest of the world before settling down.


Shaahi Kanumuri

Career Coach


Katelyn Sladek

Career Coach

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