Faculty & Student Support

Practical Expertise Meets Research-Backed Pedagogy

At Foundry College, every class is designed and taught by an experienced faculty member who either holds a Ph.D. in a relevant field or, is an industry expert in that specific area. Our faculty and support teams work together to provide you with the academic and personal support you need to be successful in the program.

Meet the Faculty


Dr. James C. Daniels III
Professor - Clear Communication and Working with Others

Dr. Daniels earned his Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership and a M.Ed. in School Counseling from Wilmington University. He also holds post-Masters certificates in Mental Health and Family Counseling. Most recently, he served as the Director of Education for the Douglass School. He is a well-respected educator and leader who has implemented innovative approaches to student learning in traditional and non-traditional educational settings.

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Ms. Michelle Schumann
Instructor - Project Management Foundations

Ms. Michelle Schumann has over fifteen years of experience in various project management roles and in a teaching capacity. She earned her PMP certification in April 2016 and her CSM in June 2017. She has a Master of Science in Management and Leadership, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Management & Administration. She has been associated with the Project Management Institute - Northern Utah Chapter since 2013 and has served on the Board of Directors for over seven years, currently serving the Executive VP of Professional Development. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling & the outdoors, specifically off-roading in her Jeep!

Neila Scott

Ms. Neila Scott
Instructor - Project Management Foundations

Ms. Neila Scott has been a project manager and trainer for more than 15 years. Her projects are mostly training projects in the pharmaceutical industry, though she has also been involved in curriculum development projects in other industries, as well. A native of Brazil, Neila immigrated to Canada, where she currently lives, 37 years ago. In Canada she acquired her degree in Biology from the University of British Columbia, complementing a degree in Adult Education from PUC-SP in Brazil. Passionate about training, Neila strives to make her classroom a safe and fun place where students can ask questions without fear and have fun while learning. 


Ms. Debra Hunter
Instructor - Project Management in Practice

Ms. Debra Hunter holds a B.A. in Political Science from UCLA, a M.S. in Management and Policy from Carnegie Mellon University, and was also a Sloan Fellow in Public Policy Management and Analysis at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. She is an expert in her field with more than 20 years of industry experience, having worked in local government with the cities of Los Angeles and Long Beach and for consulting firms such as Sierra Systems and PricewaterhouseCoopers. As a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), she regularly teaches and mentors others to contribute to the Project Management and Technology professions. She also serves on the Small Business and Job Creation Advisory Board for the 36th Congressional District of California.

Terri Gray-Capehart

Ms. Terri Gray-Capehart
Instructor - Salesforce Admin Super Set Foundations

Ms. Terri Gray-Capehart received her BS from DeVry University in Atlanta, Georgia. Terri studied computer languages and coding in school and found that she thrived when engaging in an instructional role. She is a proprietary Software Consultant with 20 years of experience. In the past five years, Terri has had various opportunities to work with the Salesforce application. Terri is passionate about cultivating a growth-minded environment promoting collaboration and innovation, while bridging the gap between technology and education. Terri feels these type of teaching environments enhances community opportunities and continuous growth while adding value in the workplace for new users. She balances life by traveling on foreign mission trips and community service projects. Last year she entered her first cooking contest. She loves sharing her heart through teaching, traveling, and cooking!


Ms. Jamie Grettum
Instructor - Salesforce Admin Super Set Foundations and Salesforce Admin Super Set Skills

Ms. Jamie Grettum earned her B.A. in Social Work from San Jose State University and is a Certified Salesforce Administrator. She specializes in teaching system admins and new users the essential Salesforce skills needed to accomplish daily tasks, and has been training and consulting around Salesforce since 2010. Jamie spent a large portion of her earlier career as a Business Analyst supporting sales operations in the corporate training industry. This experience laid the foundation for understanding the unique needs of sales users and where those needs intersect with sales technology configuration.

Student & Faculty Support

Our faculty and student support staff serve important roles at Foundry College, overseeing and supporting both faculty and students to ensure academic success.

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