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New Ventures of Regis University Team Members

Adam Samhouri, PMP Associate Director, Partnership Services (Online Curriculum Design and Management)
Maureen Hencmann Associate Director, Partnership Services
Reneé Lovato Business Manager
Samantha Brown Administrative Manager, OCICU
Jessica Wallace Administrative Assistant, OCICU

Adam Samhouri, PMP
Director of Operations
New Ventures, School for Professional Studies

Educated at Brigham Young University, Adam received his B.Sc. in Civil Engineering. He attended Utah State University where he earned his MS in Instructional Technology in 1994. Since that time he has worked with several professional companies as a Lead Instructional Designer and or as a Project Manager. He worked for the USAF, Ameritech Library Services, Arthur Andersen, MicroStrategy, Jones International University, University of Phoenix, and as an independent Education Consultant. Certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP®) with PMI, Adam applies the project management methodologies in the design, development, and implementation of educational and training programs.

Maureen Hencmann
Associate Director of Curriculum & Faculty Development
New Ventures, School for Professional Studies

Maureen comes to New Ventures with eleven years of Distance Learning experience. She received her undergraduate degree in Special Education from member school, Avila University. Advanced degrees are from University of Denver (MBA) and University of Colorado Denver (MA Instructional and Learning Technology). She is an active affiliate faculty in the School of Education and Counseling. Maureen has worked with a wide array of courses and has trained online facilitators from all four schools in Regis University College of Professional Studies. She has lent her design expertise to such Regis programs as Computer Science, Teacher Education Reading and Educational Technology specializations, Organizational Leadership, MBA and worked with the National University of Ireland, Galway to develop an Irish Studies certificate program and a joint degree MS in Software Information Systems.

Reneé Lovato
Business Manager
New Ventures, School for Professional Studies

Reneé joined New Ventures in 2000. She provides administrative support to New Ventures’ Partnership Services staff, and coordinates the annual and regional conferences. Reneé is currently enrolled in Regis University's School for Professional Studies Program. She is working toward a BS in Business Administration with a minor in accounting and an emphasis in finance, with plans to earn an MBA.


Samantha Brown
Administrative Manager, OCICU
New Ventures, School for Professional Studies

Sam began working for Regis University in 2004 and with the OCICU and New Ventures in 2006. As manager of the OCICU, she oversees the day to day operations and works with providers, members and students on a daily basis. Sam graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelor of Arts in History.


Jessica Wallace
Administrative Assistant, OCICU
New Ventures of Regis University

Jessica has been working for Regis University since 2004 where she worked with the CPS Admissions team and then moved to the CPS Marketing department in 2009 as Administrative Coordinator for the creative team. Jessica currently works part-time supporting the OCICU where she assists the OCICU manager handle the daily operations for the program and acts as the Regis University liaison for member schools and students. Jessica graduated from Regis University with a Bachelor of Science in 2010.