Tragesser joined IVMF’s Advising Services team in May of 2019 as an Academic Advisor. Tragesser is responsible for maintaining open lines of communication with IVMF students and assists with questions or concerns regarding certificate coursework, program offerings, and career advice. She is also accountable for processing registrations for follow-on certifications, maintaining student records toward program completion, and contributing to the team’s overall student retention goals.

Tragesser is originally from Indiana and holds an M.S. in Performance Psychology from the University of Tennessee and a B.S. in Psychology from Marian University. Prior to joining the IVMF team, Tragesser was a Master Resilience Trainer- Performance Expert contractor, part the Ready and Resilient (R2) program at Fort Drum, NY. Where she worked with active and transitioning service members, along with their families on mentally enhancing and optimizing their physical and academic performances.

Tragesser’s passion is helping learners connect with continuing education opportunities and aiding in personal and professional growth through advanced degrees, certificates, formal training or any means of learning. She is driven by assisting the military community in achieving their goals and helping ensure a seamless and successful transition to their next dreams.