Meet our staff



Kimberly H. La Grange
MBA, SPHR
Meis Student Development Center Director

Kimberly Hendricks La Grange is the Coordinator of the Student Development Center. She is a 1986 Magna Cum Laude graduate of ISU with degrees in Management and Business Administration. La Grange also earned her Master of Business Administration from ISU in 1993. La Grange is responsible for designing and implementing programs and initiatives to meet the career development needs of Scott College of Business students. She also serves as an instructor in the College. La Grange has over twenty years’ experience as human resource management professional. In addition to her role at Indiana State University, La Grange is the founder and president of Prime Resources, Inc., a human resources consulting and leadership development firm which has been operating since 1997. She currently serves as Indiana State Director of College Relations for the Society for Human Resource Management.

Rebecca Wray
Gongaware Center Assistant Director

Rebecca Wray is the Assistant Director of the Gongaware Center for Insurance and Financial Services. She is a 2005 graduate of ISU with degrees in Insurance and Risk Management and Finance. Wray earned her Master of Business Administration from ISU in 2007. Wray directs initiatives designed to enhance the career preparation of students and augments related industry partnerships in the financial services disciplines supported by the Gongaware Center. Her duties include directing activities related to scholarship programs, student recruiting and mentoring, student activities, career development, internships, and job placement. She has been a licensed associate for Nationwide Insurance since 2004, mainly focusing on personal lines property and casualty insurance, and has been an instructor the Scott College of Business since summer 2007.
Sara Williams
Sara Williams
Marketing Faculty

Sara Green Williams is a full-time faculty member for the Scott College of Business, teaching marketing at Indiana State University. She earned a B.B.A. with a concentration in Marketing from East Tennessee State University in 2003 and a Master of Marketing Research from Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, in 2004. After completing her M.M.R., Williams worked several years with U30 Group, Inc., a full-service marketing research company based out of Knoxville, TN. While there, she managed several major clients and lead research projects for clients including Jockey, MTV, Hanes, and Nick Digital. Her rich experience in the marketing research field led her to accept a teaching position at Indiana State in the Fall of 2007. While continuing to teach, Williams has recently joined the Student Development Center team. Her job responsibilities include: working with the team to coordinate programs and events aimed at student professional development, serving as a presenter for marketing-related topics, and offering one-on-one support to students looking to grow in their professional development.
Ashley Layman
Ashley Layman

Ashley Layman is Operations Manager of the Student Development Center. She graduated from Indiana State in 2007, earning degrees in Management Information Systems and Business Administration. Ashley also completed her Master of Business Administration from ISU in 2008.  Currently, Ashley also works in the Dean's Office of the Scott College of Business as Special Assistant to the Dean.
Becca Hallisey
Rebecca Hallisey
Peer Assistant

Rebecca Hallisey is the Meis Student Development Center Marketing Peer Assistant. Rebecca is a Senior graduating in May with a double major in Marketing and Management. She is a member of the Networks Professional Development Program, a Networks Scholar, a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda Honor Society, and Master of Rituals for Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity. Rebecca is also a Student Ambassador in the Office of Admissions.
Sarah Helman - MSDC Analytics Specialist
Sarah Helman
Analytics Specialist

Sarah Helman is the Meis Student Development Center Analytics Specialist. She is a junior Insurance and Risk Management Major from Terre Haute, Indiana. She is on the executive board of Chi Omega and a member of Gamma Iota Sigma Professional Insurance Fraternity as well as Sycamore Ambassadors.
Kelsey Hiland - MSDC Graduate Assistant
Kelsey Hiland
Graduate Assistant

Kelsey Hiland is the Graduate Assistant at the Meis Student Development Center. She is a 2010 Summa Cum Laude graduate of ISU with a degree in Business Management and a minor in Financial Services. She is currently completing her Master of Business Administration at ISU and plans to graduate in December 2013. Before returning to grad school, Kelsey worked in nonprofit management.