Team Peregrine

We believe that we can contribute to improving the quality of higher education. We believe we can develop values-based leaders who make a difference in our world. We lead change by leveraging a diversity of talented people across a broad spectrum of disciplines, backgrounds, experiences, and cultures. Together with our clients and partners, we believe that we can change the world.

Our Leadership

Olin Oedekoven Peregrine Global Services

Olin O. Oedekoven, Ph.D.

President & CEO

Leveraging nearly 40 years of leadership and education experience, Dr. Olin Oedekoven develops values-based leaders and impacts the quality of education worldwide. Founder of Peregrine Global Services, Dr. Oedekoven took the company from a leadership seminar in a living room in 2003 to a globally recognized corporation serving more than 150 business & industry partners and over 500 higher education institutions. Because of his entrepreneurial spirit, he has successfully guided the Peregrine team to improve and create services, including programmatic assessment services, online instructional modules used to develop business acumen and essential soft skills, and various leadership and professional development services. 

Dr. Oedekoven earned his MBA and Ph.D. in business and public administration from Northcentral University and later a post-doctoral specialization in human resource management. He also has an MSS degree in Strategic Studies from the US Army War College and an MS degree in Wildlife Management from the University of Wyoming. Olin earned his bachelor’s degree in wildlife and fisheries sciences from South Dakota State University. Dr. Oedekoven’s exceptional leadership can partly be attributed to his 33-year military career, where he served in various staff and command positions before retiring as Brigadier General. He has co-authored four books on leadership, is a Fulbright Specialist, and teaches doctoral-level courses for a university in Switzerland and masters-level courses for universities in Poland. Dr. Oedekoven is known for his hands-on approach to leadership as he desires to share his knowledge and wisdom at every level and across multiple dimensions.


Laurel Vicklund

Vice President, International Operations / President, Peregrine Global Foundation

Through a lifetime of professional and personal worldwide experiences, Laurel has observed the importance of developing skilled leaders who are value-based problem solvers, as well as continually improving the delivery of quality higher education to those who want to learn. Following decades of work in the private sector, Laurel had the opportunity in early 2020 to join husband and Peregrine Global Services founder, Dr. Olin Oedekoven, fulltime to expand the company’s reach and further its mission. As Vice President, International Operations, Laurel is counted on for developing stakeholder relationships, working onsite with partners across the globe, and doing whatever it takes to keep the business running. In addition, Laurel serves the important role of President of Peregrine Global Foundation, our charitable arm, which solicits and uses donations to help fund educational opportunities around the world. She identifies opportunities to use these funds to remove barriers that prevent students from attending school and getting an education.


Matthew Ramey Peregrine Global Services

Matthew Ramey, MBA

Chief Operating Officer

Matthew Ramey, Chief Operating Officer, is a solutions-oriented leader who values collaboration, communication, and aligning organizational processes with strategic goals and shared values. Matt consistently promotes excellence and strategic transformation in the public, government, and private sectors by drawing from nearly 35 years of experience in higher education, financial operations, technology, human resources, budget management, and leadership. His breadth and depth of knowledge allow him to solve complex problems through innovative and team-based methods. 

Mr. Ramey holds three degrees, including a Master of Business Administration from Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio, and is currently working on his Doctorate in Educational Leadership A.B.D. at the University of Wyoming. At Peregrine, Matt is best known by his team for his innate ability to coach and drive others to reach their greatest potential.


Clarice Tate Peregrine Global Services

Clarice Tate, MBA, MEd

Vice President of Quality & Systems Assurance

Clarice Tate, Vice President of Quality and Systems Assurance, strives always to help guide and support others in the quality to improve higher education and develop values-based leaders. Clarice has more than 20 years of combined experience in the public and private sectors, including nonprofit organizations. Through her experience, she has developed expertise in education, accreditation, business development, consulting, research, administration, and continuous quality improvement processes. Her extensive knowledge allows her to effectively identify areas for service enhancement and opportunities for new services that impact quality in higher education and enhance professional development for individuals and organizations.

Clarice holds a Master of Education from Coppin State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business. Clarice has an unparalleled enthusiasm for education, service, entrepreneurship, and innovation, and her passion is ever-present as she leads.


Kayla Vos

Vice President of Strategic Growth & Engagement

Kayla Vos believes anything is possible when you put your mind to it. As one of the first employees at Peregrine Global Services, Kayla has a wealth of organizational knowledge and a depth of experience in working with clients, partners, and teams. She takes a participatory approach to leadership, recognizing each team member as essential to the unit and ensuring they all have a voice at the table. Kayla specializes in client services and has always taken a client-first approach. She has extensive knowledge and experience in developing and successfully executing strategic plans while serving our worldwide client base. As she leads business development, marketing, strategic relationships, and client engagement, Kayla takes a personal and hands-on approach. She is determined to ensure relationships are established, problems understood, and individuals are heard.


Your Thought Partners

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Alimaa Jamiyansuren

Director of Asia & Pacific Operations

Katalin Kovacs

Katalin Kovacs

Director of Europe, Middle East, and Africa Operations

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Ashley Dillard

Client Solutions Advisor

Desiree Moore

Director of Marketing

Becca Hurley

Client Solutions Advisor

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Steve Boothe

Director of Leadership Development

Christina Perry

Director of Organizational Learning

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Lara Miller

Director of Client Engagement

Lidia Aguilar

Client Engagement Specialist

Amber Ratcliff

Client Engagement Specialist

Cheryl Noll

Cheryl Noll, Ph.D.

Director of Professional Solutions and Strategies

Desha Matuska

Special Projects and Office Manager

Alicia Perlenfein

Learner Engagement & Business Support Specialist

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Linda Casey

Learner Engagement Specialist

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Deanna Edmondson

Business Manager

Austin Echols

Director of Service Management

Alex Biederman

Quality Assurance Project Manager

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Melissa Birk

Director of Information Technology

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Michael Napolitano

Director of Programming & Development

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Marty Casey

Software Project Manager

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Ryan Scott

Senior Software Developer

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Joseph Lemmon

Senior Software Developer

Jayson Javier

Senior Developer

Leo Camalig

Senior Developer

Abigail Peñas

Abigail Peñas

Quality Engineer

Aldino Pelagio

Senior Developer

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Dave Sutter, P.E.

Executive Director, the Peregrine Global Foundation