Leah Reynolds, M.S., Ed.D.

Consultant, TNG

Areas of Expertise

Title IX

External Investigation

Custom Solutions

Athletics

DEI

Speaking & Writing

Reynolds, L. (2020, April). Student Title IX Training: The challenges with creating effective educational programs. Presented via webinar through ATIXA.

Reynolds, L. (2017, April). Creating an effective Title IX infrastructure on your campus. Presented via webinar through the NASPA.

Reynolds, L. (2017, April). Diversity advocacy: Principles and Practices. Presented at Wabash Valley Human Resource Association Chapter Meeting.

Reynolds, L. (2017, March). Diversifying your workforce: One hire at a time. Presented at CUPA-HR Midwest Conference.

Reynolds, L. (2015, October). It’s bad for business: Bullying in the workplace. Presented at BVC Bullying Prevention Conference.

Reynolds, L., & Simmonds, K. (2015, February). Intercultural Effectiveness. Presented at EIUnity Diversity Conference.

Professional Organizations

American Association of Blacks in Higher Education, 2017-Present

National Association of Clery Compliance Officers and Prof., 2016-Present

Association for Title IX Administrators, 2016-Present

Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, 2016-2020

College Student Education International, 2016-2020

National Organization for Victims Assistance, 2016-2017

National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education, 2015-2019

College and University Professional Association for Human Resources, 2015-2020

Education

Ed.D Educational Leadership and Management, Capella University

M.S, College Student Affairs, Eastern Illinois University

B.A Communications, Eastern Illinois University

Leah Reynolds, M.S., Ed.D.

Consultant, TNG

"It's not what you achieve, it's what you overcome."

Leah Reynolds is an experienced administrator with over 11 years of service in the industry of higher education. Having worked in various divisions for several colleges and universities, Reynolds has developed an expertise in Title IX, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Athletic Compliance, and Affirmative Action.

She is an exceptional communicator, skilled at collaborating and influencing stakeholders internal and external to an organization. She has the keen ability to assess an organization’s culture and effectively re-energize teams to be more productive and engaged. Insight into Diversity and former president Barack Obama’s administration has recognized her leadership, coordination, and strategic direction.

Reynolds frequently serves as a third-party neutral hearing advisor, investigator, and decision-maker for TNG clients for sexual misconduct, discrimination, and Title IX grievance proceedings and investigations. Reynolds also travels frequently to train student athletes on Title IX consent and bystander intervention. She has served as an interim Title IX Coordinator for a college client.

Before joining TNG, she worked as Affirmative Action Officer/Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Eastern Illinois University; Associate Vice President of Inclusive Excellence and Title IX Coordinator for Indiana State University; Chief Diversity Officer and Title IX Coordinator for Mount St. Joseph University; and Assistant Vice President of Title IX for Earlham College.

Reynolds received her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Management from Capella University and her M.S. in College Student Affairs and her B.A. in Communications from Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL.