About Us

          Loyola ASPIRE

          On behalf of Loyola University Maryland, we would like to welcome you to ASPIRE: Loyola’s Extended Learning Community!

          We are pleased to offer a selection of courses and modules to extend your learning and engage you in new ideas for your personal and professional development. Whether you are looking to upskill, expand your current knowledge, or explore new ideas at an affordable price, ASPIRE has something for you.

          If you have been to our campus, you will attest to the extent to which our university cares about the totality of your experience. At Loyola, learning is not a solitary endeavor. Therefore, everyone who selects an ASPIRE offering will automatically become a member of our extended learning community. We hope that you will be inspired to engage with and learn from other students going through the same courses.

          We look forward to meeting you.

          Meet the ASPIRE Team

          Scott Moores

          Scott Moores

          Interim Director of the Center for Continuing Education

          Scott is a ‘96 graduate of Loyola’s Executive MBA Program. Holding both a PMP and Six-Sigma Greenbelt certification, Scott has specialized since 2001 in organizational development and project management.

          Kristalyn Anders

          Kristie Anders

          Program Operations Director

          Kristie Anders loves learning and seeing people grow. She started out as an elementary teacher and transitioned into designing learning for adults. She enjoys connecting people to learning that will help them reach their goals. She loves spending time with her husband and two kids and playing card games and board games.


          LeShan Reid

          Program Specialist

          LeShan manages operational, customer service, and administrative functions within for ASPIRE. With over 15 years of experience in the educational field, LeShan has had roles in teaching at elementary and middle school levels, as well as administrative positions within Baltimore City Schools. She believes we are all lifelong learners and recognizes the importance of growth and personal development.


          Rose Fefegula

          Program Assistant

          Rose Fefegula is a graduate of Marymount University, where she honed her unique blend of creativity and business acumen. With a profound dedication to fostering creativity, empowering students, and nurturing individual growth, Rose's career has been marked by unwavering inspiration and encouragement for those she mentors. She firmly believes in the boundless potential of every individual, exemplifying her open-minded perspective and innovative thinking. 

          Gregg Nass

          Gregg Nass

          Business Development Consultant

          Gregg has dedicated his career serving as a mission-driven head of finance, administration, human resources and strategic planning. Gregg previously helped his employer organizations scale effectively and operate efficiently. Gregg works with ASPIRE to build Business to Business leadership training and workforce development partnerships.

          Katherine Keefe

          Katherine Keefe

          Leadership Essentials Program Consultant

          In 2022, ASPIRE added Katherine Keefe, former executive director of the Columbia Orchestra, to serve as the program manager of Leadership Essentials, a 6-month leadership development program. Katherine brings a wealth of experience in operations, fundraising, financial management, and human resources.


          Emily Heineman

          Instructional Designer Consultant

          Emily works alongside experts to create engaging and effective online learning experiences. Her undergraduate degree is in business, but she’s always been an educator and designer at heart. She transitioned to Instructional Design and has loved learning how to leverage technology to help people meet their personal and professional goals. Some of her favorite things are being with her husband and two kids, treating herself to a quality latte, and evening sunset walks.