Our Leadership

Jessica Miller, Chief Operating Officer

Jessica Miller, Executive Director

Jessica has always had passion for leadership development and initiating personal change as she is proud to be a first generation college graduate.  Her passion for international education and social entrepreneurship stems from various experiences studying, living and working abroad, as well as years of experience operating and managing international programs in developing countries for GLA.  Jessica is a graduate of Oregon State University, where she studied history, anthropology and Spanish.  She believes in the genuine inspiration and transformation of the next generation through authentic, international learning experiences abroad.

Vanessa Allen, Director of Marketing

Judy Calkins, Financial Controller

A California native, Judy is the Financial Controller, earning her degree from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA. She has held several finance, leadership, and IT positions during that time. She has traveled internationally to Costa Rica, Ireland, Scotland, Mexico and Peru. She has volunteered in Peru, with Big Sisters and in youth sports. She loves reading, hiking, snow skiing and trying new adventures, and is proud to help broaden high school students’ understanding of other cultures with GLA.

Tim Easley, Key Account Manager

Tim Easley, Key Account Manager

Tim’s been in Experiential Ed for over a decade. He’s lead trips for The Mountain Alliance, SAGE Program, YMCA of the Rockies, Corolla Outback Adventures and in 5 countries for GLA. Upon graduation from the Outdoor Ed Department at Appalachian State University, Tim was given the Outstanding Student Award for his work starting a new program for teens. He’s also a two time National Outdoor Leadership School Alumni. In his free time, Tim skis, paddleboards, climbs mountains, and sits as Vice President of the Board for the Alpine Achievers Initiative. He’s climbed Kilimanjaro, trekked the Annapurna range, and ridden his bike across North Carolina. Anyone can change the world!

Heidi Bohn, Key Account Manager

Heidi Bohn, Key Account Manager

From a family that constantly spoke of their heritage and genealogy, Heidi grew up with a curiosity about the world. She studied Spanish in high school and college, leading her to study abroad in Ecuador. Fueled by a passion for understanding cultures, traveling, and experiential learning she eventually earned her MA in International Education from SIT.