Bloch Communication Center Coaches
Skylar Cowdry, Peer Coach
Skylar Cowdry is an undergraduate student studying Business Administration with emphases in Entrepreneurship and Marketing. In addition to developing his knowledge as a businessperson and earning a spot on the Dean's List, he is passionate about developing the skills of others. Outside of attending the Bloch School, he serves as head trainer at a local coffee shop and pursues a passion for creating music. He is excited to help you develop your skills in the Bloch Communication Center!
Charlotte Gilman, Peer Coach
Charlotte Gilman obtained her BA in Theatre Performance and her BBA from the Bloch School, emphasis in Enterprise Management. She is currently working on her MBA and serves on the Dean's Student Advisory Cabinet. Charlotte is also the Vice Chair of Leawood Stage Company, a stage-manager, and actress. The Communication Center has been a wonderful place to work and she hopes students take advantage of it!
Taryn Miller, Peer Coach
Taryn Miller obtained her BA in Business Administration from the Henry W. Bloch School of Management at UMKC in the summer of 2015. She is continuing her education by pursuing her MBA, with an emphasis in finance and marketing, through UMKC. Taryn is competing in her senior season as a member of the UMKC volleyball team. She loves to volunteer with YMCA youth programs, Morning Glory CafÃ© and The Boys and Girls Club. Her favorite things include reading, being with family and friends, and breakfast foods. Taryn is excited to be a peer coach and help others attain their graduation and career goals.
Erin Blocher, Director
Erin Blocher has served as the Director of the Bloch Communication Center since it began in 2008. She teaches at the Bloch School of Management as a full-time instructor and is the course coordinator for MGT 301: Effective Business Communication. In addition to overseeing the Peer Coach staff, Erin works as a writing coach for the Bloch School's Executive Masters programs. She enjoys being in an atmosphere of learning each day and helping students reach their goals.