CEO and President of iLawVentures
Ken Randall is CEO/President of iLawVentures, LLC. Randall was dean of The University of Alabama School of Law for twenty years prior to founding iLaw in 2013, a period of significant transformation at Alabama’s law school. Dean Randall practiced law with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York. He holds the J.D. from Hofstra, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review; the LL.M. from Yale; and the LL.M. and J.SD. from Columbia. He also has taken Executive Education courses at the Business Schools of Harvard and Columbia.
Employing best business practices and strategic decision-making, Randall’s administrative team helped propel Alabama to a Top 25 law school ranking. Alabama generated entrepreneurial streams of revenue through innovative distance education programs. He has helped create or transform online programs at multiple institutions. Randall was the first Chair of the Technology Committee of the ABA Section of Legal Education.
Senior Vice President of Business Development
Michael Gregory is the Senior Vice President of Business Development for iLaw. Michael is responsible for the business’ strategic direction, product development, partnerships and collaboration, and new business generation. Before joining iLaw in 2015, Michael worked for almost twenty years with Wolters Kluwer Law & Business and its predecessors Aspen Publishers and Little, Brown & Company, in positions including Director of Sales and Marketing; Executive Director of Sales; Director of Academic Services; and Director of New Markets. Michael holds a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School and a B.A. from Syracuse University.
Vice President of Marketing
Megan Ablondi is the Vice President of Marketing for iLaw. She has extensive experience with market research, marketing, and brand strategy, all in the legal education sector, including seven years developing and promoting online products. Her expertise spans traditional marketing through social media and SEO/SEM. She has worked with an education-focused professional development company and with Wolters Kluwer in its legal education publication and bar review initiatives. Megan holds a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School and a B.A. in Journalism & Mass Communications from St. Michael’s College.
Chief Learning Officer
Erin Froyd is the Chief Learning Officer for iLaw. She is responsible for the execution of all law school partnerships and internal operations, from launch to growth and sustainability. Erin has thirteen years of experience with Kaplan Higher Education, including front line support, academic operations, technology operations, curriculum development, faculty management and adjunct professor. Erin holds a Master’s Degree in Teaching and Learning from Kaplan University.
Director of Creative Learning and Instructional Design
Hope Kentnor is the Director of Creative Learning and Instructional Design for iLaw. Hope earned her B.A. from the University of Arizona with an emphasis in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, an M.S. in Legal Administration from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in online education from the University of Denver’s Morgridge College of Education. Hope strives to improve the quality of online education, enhance pedagogy and to connect the learner to the knowledge and skills available via technology.
Director of Administrative Services
Bethany Galbraith is the Director of Administrative Services for iLaw. She has worked in higher education for over eight years, including five years at the University of Alabama School of Law. At iLaw, Bethany oversees project development and is integral to the implementation of various programs.
Katie Fay is the Recruitment Manager for iLaw. In her role, she works with prospective students to help them discern fit for programs offered by iLaw partner schools. Prior to joining the iLaw team, Katie worked for Ruffalo Noel Levitz in their Enrollment Consulting division, as well as in recruitment and admissions at Northeastern University and Boston College. She has worked in higher education for more than six years. Katie holds an M.Ed. in Higher Education and a B.A. in Elementary Education from Boston College.
Michael Pepper is the Program Manager for iLaw. Michael received his J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law.