Trudi brings 10 years of experience in higher education. She has worked in the Executive and Professional Education department at Oklahoma City University (OCU) for the past 18 months. The previous six years, Trudi was building manager and worked with faculty and students in the Dean’s office at Meinders School of Business. She enjoys volunteering for Junior Achievement helping with JA For A Day, going into low income public schools and teaching kindergarten – 5th grade about financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and work readiness. Prior to joining OCU, she spent five years at University of Phoenix, where she earned her associate’s degree in Communication. Trudi is an advocate for the disabled and elderly and has a caregiving business where she is afforded time to care for those in need. In her spare time, international travel is what she loves to do. Trudi has visited Greece and beautiful Greek islands, Tahiti, Bora Bora, and this past summer Croatia and Slovenia.