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

Laurel Vicklund

President & Cofounder

A thought-partner and cofounder since 2014, in 2020, Laurel Vicklund transitioned to Peregrine full-time. Laurel is counted on to develop stakeholder relationships, work with partners across the globe, strategic plan, contribute to innovation and service development, and support market expansion. Laurel has nearly 40 years of professional experience — primarily in the energy sector. Her leadership approach is characterized by a willingness to engage directly in every aspect of the company’s operations, demonstrating the power of leading by example. Laurel’s leadership is deeply rooted in her values, reflecting a commitment to collaboration, innovation, and a genuine dedication to the well-being and development of her team and the broader community Peregrine serves. In addition, Laurel serves the important role of President of Peregrine Global Foundation, our charitable arm, which solicits and uses donations from Peregrine Global Services and other donors to help fund educational opportunities worldwide.

Kayla Vos

Chief Operating Officer

Kayla Vos believes anything is possible when you put your mind to it. As one of the first employees at Peregrine Global Services, Kayla Vos has a wealth of organizational knowledge and a depth of experience in working with clients, partners, and teams. Her journey over more than a decade, advancing through key roles such as the Vice President of Business Development and Director of Client Services, has established her as a leader who deeply values empowerment and collaboration. Under Kayla’s leadership, Peregrine has seen remarkable growth, expanding its reach to over 500 organizations globally. Kayla Vos has been a driving force behind many of Peregrine’s service features, drawing directly from her insightful client relationships and feedback. Her ability to understand and respond to client needs has enriched our service offerings and forged lasting bonds with some of our biggest clients, contributing to their status as significant partners.


Clarice Tate Peregrine Global Services

Clarice Tate, MBA, MEd

Innovations Champion

Clarice Tate, Innovations Champion, 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.


Michael Napolitano Peregrine Global Services

Michael Napolitano

Vice President of Technology

Michael Napolitano was the first developer hired by Peregrine Global Services, and as a result, he is the person responsible for much technology behind Peregrine’s solutions today. Since 2009, Michael has built and maintained mission-critical applications, collaborated on the development of new service offerings, consulted directly with clients, and managed support tickets. With more than 20 years of experience programming small- to large-scale web applications, Michael transitioned to a position of leadership, influence, and communication in January 2023 as the Vice President of Technology. A software developer at heart, Mr. Napolitano expanded his comfort zone to better support Peregrine Global Services’ core mission and vision of impacting the higher education world and supporting fellow employees on the frontlines making that happen.

Your Thought Partners

Katalin Kovacs

Katalin Kovacs, DBA

Director of Global Development

Desiree Moore, MH

Director of Business Development

Ashley Dillard

Director of Client Solutions

Becca Hurley, MBA

Client Solutions Advisor

Christina Perry, EdD

Director of Organizational Learning

Lara Miller

Director of Client Engagement

Lidia Aguilar

Client Engagement Specialist

Jake Fitzner

Learner Engagement Specialist

Amber Ratcliff

Client Engagement Specialist

Odgerel Batmunkh

Global Support Specialist

Linda Casey

Linda Casey

Learner Engagement Specialist

Desha Matuska

Business Operations Manager

Alicia Perlenfein

Learner Engagement & Business Support Specialist

Deanna Edmondson

Deanna Edmondson

Director of Finance

Michael Ann Lunberg

Financial Administrator

Austin Echols

Senior Services Manager

Melissa Birk

Director of Information Technology & Compliance

Marty Casey

Marty Casey

Senior Products Manager

joseph lemmon Peregrine Global Services

Joseph Lemmon

Senior Software Developer

Jayson Javier

Senior Developer

Leo Camalig

Senior Developer

Aldino Pelagio

Senior Developer