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Since joining CredAbility in 2007, Ms. Glass has developed and implemented CredAbility’s education web site, making preventive financial education classes and materials available to people in all 50 states via the Internet.
She is responsible for developing curriculum and educational materials for online classes including webinars, podcasts, videos and listen-on-demand classes. She is responsible for managing the agency’s community outreach programs and staff, including financial education specialists in a 14-county area throughout metro Atlanta and north Georgia. She also manages the development and reporting of education relationships online for the agency.
In addition to her education duties, Ms. Glass is frequently called upon to conduct media interviews and speaking engagements to increase awareness of CredAbility programs and services. Ms. Glass has a BA degree in International Affairs with a minor in International Business from Kennesaw State University. She also started and sponsors a scholarship program called The Harima Scholarship which is a program that provides support for single working parents of children in certain Head Start programs.
Mechel is a board member for Reach Service Inc. a Georgia Head Start organization in Fayette County. She also serves on the Awards and Scholarships committee and leads the continuing training committee on Homeless Families for the Regional Georgia Head Start Association board.
Prior to joining CredAbility, Ms. Glass served in the U.S. Army as a military intelligence analyst during the first Persian Gulf War. She has written her first book The Veteran's Money Book with her colleague Scott Scredon which will be released April 2014 in bookstores nationwide.
She was with IBM for 11 years during which time she held the position of educator and International Information Technology Project Manager, and completed IBM’s Leadership Training program. She was also inducted into the IBM 100 Percent Club.
In 2005, she started the consulting services company Beat Debt, Inc., and developed educational games and workshops designed to teach concepts on reducing credit card debt and building up savings. She later sold the rights to her company and workshops to CredAbility a non-profit credit counseling organizations.