Our Team

We are passionate about empowering the trueU community to grow by growing its people and living authentically to the trueU philosophy.
President of trueU, Kyle Defur, charts the ortanization's strategy and ensures operational excellence.

Kyle DeFur

President

Kyle serves as captain of the ship — charting strategy and working to ensure operational excellence that leads to delivery of member value. His passion is building leaders, generating results and inspiring a greater purpose in the workplace — beyond profits and paychecks.
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Vice President of Learning and Development, Gretchen Schott is responsible for learning initiatives for the trueU member community.

Gretchen Schott

Vice President, Learning and Development

Gretchen is responsible for the GROW pillar for the trueU community. She coordinates learning initiatives and fills the online portal with content designed to drive true results.
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Erica Terkhorn, director of member engagement, is dedicated to serving trueU members and her team passionately, using her head and heart.

Erica Terkhorn

Director of Member Engagement

Erica is devoted to serving trueU members and her team passionately, using her head and heart. She holds key responsibilities for overall trueU member engagement and building operational processes for the organization.
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Courtney Jackson

Director – Member Development

In the workplace: Expanding on 10+ years of advertising sales, event coordination, sponsorships and project management experience, Courtney is responsible for membership growth at trueU.  Prior to joining trueU, she worked at the national advertising agency, MillerBrooks as an account executive managing the Ivy Tech account and the Indianapolis Police Foundation as the executive director … Continue reading Courtney Jackson
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Kristin Bogert

Member Engagement Manager

In the workplace: Kristin brings to trueU more than 15 years of global marketing and outreach experience in technology publishing, content development, and educational services.  Prior to joining trueU, she worked at Pearson Education, working her way up from a coordinator’s position to that of Manager of International Marketing.  In her role as Member Engagement … Continue reading Kristin Bogert
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Marisa Anderson

L & D Coordinator

Marisa is responsible for administration and operations of the Leader in Training Program and several of the learning initiatives. She uses her positive energy to create an environment that is organized and purposeful so that each leader in our program feels relaxed and ready to learn.    
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