Ileana is the President of Colectiva LLC, a consulting practice that provides strategic planning, executive coaching, and culture building support to education and non-profit organizations. Originally from Puerto Rico, Ileana moved to the United States to pursue a PhD in Social and Personality Psychology at Michigan State University where she specialized in leadership and cross-cultural psychology. From 2000 to 2008, she served as a tenured faculty member of Psychology in the Behavioral Sciences Department at Triton College in River Grove, IL while concurrently holding administration positions including Director of Institutional Research, Assessment and Curriculum, and Vice President of Academic Affairs and Student Services. After Triton College, Ileana joined the leadership at the College Board, serving for five years as a Vice President in the Region & Account Services Division. Prior to launching her consulting practice, Ileana also served for five years as Senior Vice President at Teach For America, leading the Collective Leadership & Engagement team which oversees the support and engagement of the TFA alumni community.