Staff

About the Institute

Staff

Reggie Dogan

Reggie Dogan

Early Learning Project Manager

Reggie joined Studer Community Institute as a Research Fellow and contributed as a writer and editor of the 2014 Pensacola Metro Report. As project manager, Reggie created and launched parent outreach programs to enhance parent engagement and improve the quality of life.

Stephana Gaudin

Stephana Gaudin

Learning Content Developer

Stephana has lived in Gulf Breeze for most of her life and feels lucky to be raising her children in the beautiful Florida panhandle. A University of Florida grad with years of marketing, content development and instructional design experience, she joined the SCI team in 2019 as Learning Content Developer to run SCI's online training and the Accelerate Roundtable program.

Rachael Gillette

Rachael Gillette

Chief Leadership Development Officer

Rachael is the Chief Leadership Deveopment Officer at Studer Community Institute. She is responsible for the creation of new and evolving curriculum, and the implementation of leadership programs, customized training and conferences designed to improve employee skills and business results, building organizations with aligned values and engaged employees.

Terry Horne

Terry Horne

CivicCon Executive Director

Terry joined Studer Community Institute after a career in media leadership, including as President of the Pensacola News Journal and as well as other newspapers around the country. He is responsible for planning CivicCon Speaker Events with the aim of creating public dialogue on important topics. He also mentors local advocates and organizes classroom opportunities for citizens to be more effective as advocates for positive change. CivicCon is a partnership of the News Journal and the Studer Community Institute to make our community a better place to live, grow, work and invest through smart planning and civic conversations.

Brittani Hunter

Brittani Hunter

Volunteer Outreach Coordinator

After graduating from Savannah College of Art and Design with a Bachelor's in Marketing and Management, Brittani returned to her hometown of Pensacola to fulfill her passion for helping the community. She is responsible for recruiting, and managing groups of volunteers as well as assist in programmatic support with the Early Learning division.

Jonathan Kretz

Jonathan Kretz

gBETA Pensacola Director

In the role of Director, Jonathan leads all activities for gBETA Pensacola, a program of nationally ranked startup accelerator gener8tor that The Spring and SCI proudly sponsor. He joined the gener8tor team with seven years of experience supporting product development and commercialization efforts for businesses small and large including his own AI/ML startup. A Texas native, Jonathan got his BBA in Marketing in 2010 and MBA in 2013 from the University of Texas at Arlington.

Morgan Milbradt

Morgan Milbradt

Training and Marketing Coordinator

Morgan grew up on a farm in the cornfields of Minnesota, and has called Pensacola, Fla., her home since 2013. Serving as the Marketing and Training Coordinator at Studer Community Institute since 2018, she is responsible for the logistics, marketing, development and implementation of all leadership workshops and flagship conference, EntreCon®.

Hanna Moore

Hanna Moore

CivicCon Assistant

Hanna is in the role of CivicCon Assistant. She has responsibility for managing CivicCon’s Facebook and Instagram pages. She assists CivicCon Founding Members and manages Eventbrite listings and other various administrative duties. Hanna majored in Comprehensive Marketing for her BA at University of West Florida and is certified in digital marketing.

Paige Mougey

Paige Mougey

Leadership Development Assistant

Paige was born and raised in Pensacola, Florida. After graduating from Florida State University with a degree in pre-medicine, she decided to live in Pensacola to be a part of all that it has to offer. She holds a strong desire to help those in our community and make Pensacola a vibrant community. Paige serves as the Leadership Development Assistant, assisting with all of our programs.

Shannon Nickinson

Shannon Nickinson

Director of Early Learning

Shannon is director of early learning at Studer Community Institute. She had a nearly 20-year career in journalism before she joined the Institute when it was founded in 2014. She leads the research, content creation and program development efforts for the Institute's early learning projects.

Gracie Price

Gracie Price

The Spring Entrepreneurial Coordinator

As a Pensacola native, Gracie has great love for our community and is passionate about seeing it continue to prosper. In the role of Entrepreneurial Coordinator, she manages the day to day operations of The Spring programs and works to ensure local entrepreneurs receive the assistance and guidance they need to grow successful businesses. Whether entrepreneurs are interested in receiving mentoring from one of The Spring's prestigious mentors, or they are looking for guidance within the ecosystem, Gracie is here to help and serve as their go-to resource when starting a business. She graduated from the University of Alabama with a degree in Marketing and Economics and was a Project Analyst for Studer Group | Huron Consulting Group prior to joining the SCI team.

D.C. Reeves

D.C. Reeves

The Spring Chief Entrepreneur Officer

D.C. Reeves serves as Chief Entrepreneurship Officer at The Spring, while also serving as the Chief of Staff for Quint Studer at the Studer Family of Companies. D.C. is also an entrepreneur himself. He opened Perfect Plain Brewing Company in downtown Pensacola in November 2017 and focused its mission on community building and the organic creation of an incredible craft beer experience. Perfect Plain quickly became one of the busiest taprooms in the state of Florida. D.C. recently authored a book, The Microbrewery Handbook, outlining Perfect Plain’s success. Before joining Studer Family of Companies, D.C., an FSU graduate, spent a decade as sports journalist, most recently covering the University of Alabama for the Pulitzer Prize-winning Tuscaloosa News from 2013 to 2015.

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