“I love building toward the future.”
As the leader of Mbition, Maure Baker is growing the flagship brand in career services. Having worked across various aspects of human capital for the past 15 years, Maure has a passion for people leadership and making connections. No matter where customers or employees are in their life’s journey, Maure enjoys helping them take the next step.
Fun Facts About Maure
At 16, two friends and I moved to Hawaii for 7 months to work and play in paradise.
I have been to 8 foreign countries. My wife and I can’t wait to visit the Mediterranean.
I love being a husband and dad. Raised as an only child by a single father, I still have a lot to learn.
“Sales is about building rapport and educating our clients and students to make a good decision about their future career in the Real Estate industry. I take pride in knowing that my team helps shape the future for so many individuals and businesses.”
As Vice President of Sales, Erin Shepard leads a team of passionate individuals that provide the best-in-class education, career development, and compliance solutions that help people get started and succeed in the Real Estate Industry. Erin has over 7 years of sales experience in the Real Estate Education Industry, and over 17 years of Sales Leadership experience. She earned her Bachelor of Science, in Political Science from the University of West Georgia.
Fun Facts About Erin
My son is the center of my Universe, he challenges me to be a better person. Watching him grow, and learn to take on the world is my biggest accomplishment.
I’m a huge Country Music fan. My Dad got me hooked on classic country when I was a young girl, and my love for country music has continued to grow.
I have a passion for travel and love exploring the world-specifically the United States. I feel like we live in the most beautiful and diverse country in the world. I have had the pleasure of visiting all 49 states. Alaska is still on my list!!!
“Life is good.”
Baden is the Director of Stringham Schools and is passionate about finding new efficiencies and seeking out innovation. For over 8 years, he has managed and helped develop custom training software, mobile apps and hundreds of global training courses for a range of industries including pharmaceutical, tech, and insurance. Baden is versatile, can wear a number of hats and isn’t afraid of diving into the trenches with the team to help deliver outstanding service.
Fun Facts About Baden
When first married, my wife and I lived in an RV for 6 months and traveled throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Despite the dirty diapers and Legos on the floor, I love being a father to my 2 boys and 1 girl.
Living in Utah allows me to do the things I love most – Fly-fishing, camping, riding dirt bikes and snowbikes.
“A strong foundation is key to a successful house, family, and company.”
Nichol leads Mbition’s compliance team and oversees regulatory-related activity for the company, products, and clients. For the past 8 years, Nichol has held compliance-driven positions within the banking, healthcare education, and real estate education industries. Nichol is passionate about compliance, focusing on driving company initiatives within the framework of legislation. She encourages her team to be innovative within a demanding industry. Nichol holds a Master of Business Administration from Carroll University and a bachelor’s in psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Fun Facts About Nichol
I love a good book and dream to have a library like in Beauty and the Beast. Yes, that big.
My greatest joy in life is hearing my children laugh. I wish I could bottle it and save it for when they are older.
I’m a lifelong Wisconsinite and enjoy my cheese curds and Spotted Cow. Go Badgers!
“Never stop learning because life never stops teaching.”
Kristin leads Marketing and Communications for Mbition and sub-brands. She has more than 20 years of integrated marketing and advertising experience for leading brands in the Technology, Hospitality, Healthcare, Entertainment and eLearning industries. She brings a passion for doing great work, thinking outside the box, and solving problems. Kristin earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
Fun Facts About Kristin
My personal passions include film, travel, cooking, wildlife conservation, and doing anything outdoors.
Living in Europe someday is on my “bucket list.”
I was an animal care volunteer at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center, where I worked hands-on with sick and injured sea turtles.
“Heroic effort is only a short-term substitute for optimized process.”
As Senior Director of Content and Compliance, Laura leads Mbition’s product strategy, course development, and compliance teams. We’re committed to the development of quality, engaging courses that individuals and corporate partners can rely on for pre-licensure preparation and approved continuing education. Laura has 20+ years of leadership roles in educational publishing, online course development, business consulting, and client management. A native of Philadelphia, Laura holds a Master of Education from Temple University and undergraduate degrees in Communications and Philosophy from the University of Scranton.
Fun Facts About Laura
I love my adopted home in New Orleans and all of our unique festivals and traditions. You’ll find me at Jazz Fest with my family every spring.
My favorite activities include reading, hiking, tennis, and baking.
Our most memorable family vacation was a safari in Kenya where I’ll never forget the pure joy in watching baby elephants play in rain puddles.
“The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood…who spends himself in a worthy cause; and…if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.”
Brian is an experienced professional in call center and operations settings (customer service, collections, process improvement, back-office functions, inventory procurement) who has been leading teams, domestic and international, for 15+ years. Operations is the front line – where efficiency, process improvements, and customer focus lead to a great customer experience – and Brian encourages his teams to find little improvements they can test and try every day.
Fun Facts About Brian
My first career was as a high school English teacher.
I was a radio play-by-play announcer for my college’s football and basketball teams.
I grew up on a dairy farm in central Minnesota; and no, cow-tipping is NOT a thing!