Staff Bios

Sally Foster 

Sally provides leadership for the Center for Personal Development which provides programs and individual counseling services to support students as they explore their purpose and grow personally and professionally. Sally has worked in the higher education career development space for twenty years. Her undergraduate degree in psychology is from Taylor University.  She earned her Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling from Asbury Theological Seminary. Before joining the Lewis Honors College in 2017, Sally served as the founding director of the Graham Office of Career Management at the Gatton College of Business & Economics at the University of Kentucky. Prior to that, her role with the university was as director of MBA career services. Sally also brings experience from the private liberal arts environment from her time at Asbury University where she served as the director of career services.  

Credentials that Sally has earned include being a National Certified Counselor through the National Board of Certified Counselors and a Certified Career Counselor through the National Career Development Association.  

 

Nate Wilson 

Nate serves as Associate Director of the Center for Personal Development, overseeing the unit’s assessment and well-being initiatives. His career in higher education has been primarily focused on the success and development of high-achieving students, including previous positions with Duke University and the Honors College of Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Nate earned a Bachelor of Arts in History from George Mason University and a Master of Education in Counselor Education from VCU. His professional experience includes career counseling and wellness, with an emphasis on self-awareness. He is currently becoming certified as a facilitator of Koru Mindfulness®.

 

Ramla Osman Miller 

Ramla is a personal development counselor and serves as the External Partnerships Associate for the Center for Personal Development. She is the team lead for external relationship management with alumni, employers and graduate schools. Ramla has worked in K-12 education and higher education for 10 years. Her undergraduate degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing is from Mars Hill University. She earned her Master of Science in Educational Counseling from University of Memphis. Before joining the Lewis Honors College in 2018, Ramla was a high school counselor in Memphis, TN. Ramla's professional experience also includes career services and recruitment. Credentials that Ramla has earned include being a National Certified Counselor through the National Board of Certified Counselors and is currently working on receiving a Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) certification credential by the Center for Credentialing and Education.  

 

Hannah LeGris 

Hannah LeGris is Lewis Honors College’s Center for Personal Development Counselor with a focus in experiential education. Prior to working at the CPD, she was the Director of Recruitment for the Lewis Honors College; in her past role, she worked with prospective students and also oversaw the advising, teaching, and service-learning programming for the Singletary Scholars within Honors. Hannah has a B.A. in English from the College of Wooster and an M.A. in English from The University of Kentucky. She is currently working towards her Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) certification credential via the Center for Credentialing and Education.

Before beginning with Honors, Hannah was a recruiter for Undergraduate Admissions at UK, taught WRD 110 & 111, tutored student-athletes with CATS, and worked at the Writing Center. During graduate school, she worked in Creative Development and marketing for Kentucky for Kentucky, a merchandise startup in Lexington focused on celebrating the people, places, and things of the Commonwealth. At the beginning of her career, Hannah worked in the nonprofit sector at the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning in youth programming and the literary arts.  

 

Tamika Tompoulidis 

Tamika is a personal development counselor for the Center for Personal Development and focuses on professional polish with students. Her role is to assist students in career development as well as professional presence, such as nonverbal communication, public speaking, and proper business etiquette. Before joining Lewis Honors College, Tamika was a lecturer and student affairs coordinator for the UK College of Communications. She has taught public speaking, interpersonal communication, and career development classes for UK. Tamika earned her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in Communication, with a focus in interpersonal and instructional communication, from the UK College of Communication. She is currently working towards her Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) certification credential by the Center for Credentialing and Education. Tamika also brings experience from working in non-profit and national professional associations where she currently serves on leadership boards.