Dean’s Corporate Mentors

The Women in Computing Initiative from the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) at UNC Charlotte aims to encourage female and diverse students to enter and progress in the Computing field. The initiative is a mentoring program to build a community of inclusion and expand access to opportunities in computing.

Corporate Mentors for the Women in Computing Initiative


Alyssa Tyler

Daidre S. Fanis
Sr. Director, IT AvidXchange, Inc.

Leslie Pack  Director, IT Program Management

Leslie Pack  
Director, IT Program Management



Alyssa Tyler
Software Engineer


Sonja Carter

Sonja Carter   
Sr. Director of Solutions Development

Saima Khan
Director, Software Engineering;
Informatics & Technology division


bank of america

Heather Ahlbin  
Director; Tech Project Sr Consultant 

Booshra Ahmed
Tech Delivery and Execution

Kate Asis
Program Manager 

Lekha Banerjee 
Global Strategy & Architecture - BI, Mobility 

Jill Butler
ASD Professional Markets

Coreen Button

Coreen Button
Specialist – Sys/Data Security

Colleen Clark 
SVP; Senior Production Services Manager

Cassandra Casanova
Business Support Manger. 

Beverly Camut
Business Solution Sr Mgr-Tech

Carrie Coulson
Sr. Project Manager


Varsha Devadas
 AVP – ATM Technologies 

John Dezervos  
Chief Operating Officer, Client Facing Platforms Technology 

Danielle Gleaton
Sr. Business Control Specialist


Jeannie Grimes
Sr Tech Mgr-Sys/Data Security

Riddhi Gupta
Service Delivery Manager


Houston Helms
Data Management Initiative and Domain Executive

Tina Laminack 
Sr Tech Mgr-Sys Admin & Support

Mary Beth Ledet
SVP Program Manager

Vinay Mummigatti 
SVP; BPM Solutions 


Pinky Patel
Team Manager Systems / Software QA.  

Lindsey Parham 
Cnslt – Business Tech Intg. 

Ashley Payne-Bland

Michelle Petta
Tech Project Solutions Cnslt

Nitesh Rathod 
VP; CIM Service Delivery 

Rick Scot 
Assessment Program Manager – Cyber Preparedness & Planning 

Deepak Shamarao 
SVP, Architecture Executive 

Angie Shoff  
Program Management Executive

Jen Walsh
Team Mgr - Apps Prog

Lakshmi Vishnampettai
Business Solution Cnslt- Tech







Ana Harris
Agile ScrumMaster

Wells Fargo

Jerry Gitlitz
Tech. Area Manager

Pam Southwell 
Application System Engineer


alumni scholarship fund

The Alumni Gives Scholarship allows students to pursue their dreams and contribute to the technology community.  This needs-based scholarship empowers students to overcome financial hurdles while pursuing their education goals and gives preference to underrepresented populations within the CCI student body. 

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