Stephanie Krol, BA, MA, Ed.D.
Executive Vice President / COO
Dr. Krol has a proven reputation of excellence and professionalism among clients and peers alike whether in Higher Education or Real Estate over the last 20 years because of her proven market knowledge, integrity and personalization approach. Her multidimensional approach includes: luxury residential, estates, equine facilites, residential, and commercial space. She has developed an expansive Chicago, western suburban IL and western Michigan network of business owners, property owners and civic leaders. Her experience determing value, marketing and expert knowledge of inventory are essential in helping clients identify and close on prime locations. Dr. Krol worked in Higher Education Administration, Training and Development. Admissions, Real Estate and Non-Profit Business over the last 20 years. She successfully built and maintained a Legacy campus and brought a struggling start up campus to #1. Under Dr. Krol’s administration, the Legacy campus became best in the region for, year over year: Staff Retention, Student Retention, Externship Rates/Placements, and #1 Ambassador Program. She was awarded: Woman of the Year 2010-2011/National Association of Professional Women, for excellence in the field of education for those school accomplishments.
Under Dr. Krol’s supervision, the start-up campus achieved best over all: student retention (out of 42 goals at 1%), Customer Satisfaction (turnaround/bi-annual student surveys/2011-2012, from a -26 to a +25), Staff Retention, Service Learning Initiatives/Externship Sites Ranked #1, and achieved full-school and multiple-programmatic Accreditations. She was the VIP, Entrepreneur of the Year 2012-2013/Nationwide Who’s Who.
She has been an online and on ground Professor, and Curriculum Writer for the earlier portion of those 17 years also, running and writing grants as well as a writing summer camp and equestrian curricula. She was the Training and Development Manager for one of the largest online for-profit colleges (increased faculty training completion rate from 50% to 91% in first session with 63 participants to 100% completion rate in the second session out of 65 faculty. Achieved a satisfied trainer rate of 95% final session at 100%), training over 400 faculty to teach online.
She brings her experience and passion into her company TKG which is: Higher Education Management Consulting, Certified Mediation and Real Estate. She is a licensed Broker in Illinois and licensed REALTOR in Michigan.
Most recently attained: VIP member from Nationwide Who’s Who for Excellence in Mediation Services 2013-2014.