Our Leadership

  1. Denise Reading 2011

    Dr. Reading’s lifelong vision has been to close the talent gap by enabling businesses and organizations to become more innovative, more productive, and thus more profitable by investing in their most valuable resource, their people. Throughout her career as a record breaking sales representative with Proctor and Gamble, an award-winning fundraiser at Baldwin-Wallace College, as President of Cuyahoga Community College’s Corporate College, and, most recently, as the founder and President of Global Corporate College, Dr. Reading has been devoted to creating possibilities. Dr. Reading is committed to creating true partnerships to assist clients in achieving unprecedented levels of success and value creation.    

    Global Corporate College is a consortium of colleges and universities that, in conjunction with several international partners, have created a vehicle to provide consistent workforce training and development for businesses not only across America, but throughout the world.

    Dr. Reading received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Arkansas, her Master’s degree from Bowling Green State University, and her Ph.D. from Kent State University. She is credited as a highly successful fundraiser in higher education and regularly serves on Boards and Advisory Committees related to economic development, educational access, and the advancement of urban planning.

  2. Andrew Meyer

    Andrew L. Meyer, Ed.D., currently holds a joint appointment with the Global Corporate College and the League for Innovation in the Community College. He serves as the executive director of the Global Corporate College (GCC).  For the League, Meyer serves as the vice president for workforce development.  Both appointments commenced on July 1, 2012.

    Meyer served in several senior administrative roles at Anne Arundel Community College since 1989.  From 2000 to 2012, he was vice president for learning. In his latter role, he was a member of the president’s executive team, an officer of the college and the chief academic officer as well as the chief continuing education officer.  From 2004 to 2012, Meyer served as the college’s representative to the League for Innovation in the Community College.  Meyer has held administrative positions in Maryland community colleges from 1980 to 2012.

    For the League for Innovation in the Community College, Meyer secured a two and a half year, $3.5M grant from the Walmart Foundation.  The focus of the project is to move low-skill, low-income workers into middle-skill jobs.  Twelve colleges were selected to participate in the project under Meyer’s direction.

    In February 2014, Meyer was among a team of six community college professionals selected by the Aspen Institute to visit North Africa to envision workforce development collaboration between the United States and Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, and Libya.  Meyer contributed to the final report submitted by the Aspen Institute to the United States government.

    Meyer’s writings include:  Co-author, The Community College Contract Training Function:  Building the Necessary Infrastructure for Success.  League for Innovation in the Community College Leadership Abstract, 2013;  Contributing Author, Student Services Dialogues:  Community College Case Studies to Consider, League for Innovation in the Community College, 2008; Contributing Author, Eight Strategic Questions for Community Colleges, Sungard/SCT Higher Education and the National Council for Continuing Education and Training, 2005; Contributing Author, Building a Workforce System Through Partnering, League for Innovation in the Community College, 2003; Co-author, Institutionalizing the Commitment to Learning:  Evolution, not Revolution.  League for Innovation in the Community College Abstract, 2003; Co-author, Leveling the Playing Field Through a Commitment to Learning, National Council for Continuing and Training Abstract, 2001; Contributing Author, Developing the World’s Best Workforce: An Agenda for America’s Community College, American Association of Community Colleges, 1997.

    Meyer holds the Doctor of Education degree in Adult and Continuing Education from Teachers College, Columbia University.