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Staff and Ambassadors

Meet the Staff

Dr. Bill H. Means, Director

Dr. Bill H. MeansDr. Means has over 20 years experience in the career development field. His experience has included positions at Johnson C. Smith University, Livingstone College, Wake  Forest  University School of Medicine, INROADS/Charlotte, Inc, Queens University of Charlotte and The University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Dr. Means has earned a BS in Psychology from Tennessee State University, a MA in Adult/Higher Education from North Carolina A&T State University and an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from The  University of North Carolina at Charlotte. His memberships have included, 100 Black Men of Greater Charlotte, Alpha Phi Alpha, Inc., NASPA and NACE. He is a former board member of the YMCA of Greater Charlotte. He hails from Charlotte, North Carolina and has one son, Burton Means.

Ryane Cheatham, EBMS, Career Coach

Ryane CheathamRyane Cheatham is currently the Career Coach at Delaware State University. She is a 2012 graduate of Delaware State University with a Bachelors in Music Business and a  Masters in Entertainment Business from Full Sail University. Ryane has worked for Delaware State University since 2013 in Conferences and Events and has recently been  promoted to Career Coach in the Office of Career Services. Ryane is member of the Dover Chapter of the Lion’s Club International.

Robert L. Wrease, Jr., Internship Coordinator

Robert L. Wrease, JrRobert L. Wrease, Jr. joined Delaware State University in October 2016. Prior to joining DSU, he worked for the Mayor’s Office of the City of Chester (PA) as the first Workforce Coordinator where he helped residents prepare for employment opportunities and oversaw WORKREADY CHESTER, a six week summer internship program for youth 16 -21. He also served as the Assistant Director of Admissions for Delaware County Community (DCCC).  At DCCC, he managed the admissions process for international students and was responsible for the recruitment of diverse populations. In addition, he worked in the field of Social Services, helping at risk youth. Mr. Wrease has a M.S. in Pastoral Care and Counseling (Neumann University), a B.A. in Sociology (Indiana University of PA) and A.A. in Business Administration (DCCC). Robert and his wife, Gladys, have two daughters.

Adrienne Clarke, Student Employee Coordinator

Adrienne ClarkeMs. Adrienne Clarke joined Delaware State University on June 2017 in the Student Employment Office as the Student Employee Coordinator. A native of Tidewater, VA and a graduate of Norfolk State University with a Bachelors in Fashion Merchandising. Fashion was a love and passion for Ms. Clarke, however she eventually moved to Maryland to attend Bowie State University to complete a Master’s in Human Resources Development. While working on finishing her degree, she also taught Fashion Design and Interior Design for PG County Public School for four years. Human Resources then became her focus and eventually she had to move on and work for Kaiser Permanente. Ms. Clarke worked for Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic Non-profit Health Care organization for five years gaining HR experience and Customer service skills. In 2014 and 2015 Ms. Clarke married and had her first child. She decided to stay home until her child was one year of age. In 2016, Ms. Clarke was presented with a challenge to work with a blind high school student to make sure she graduated. When working with the blind student it taught her even more things about herself. The young student graduated and the love for students and education soon became a pivotal pursuit in her career goals which has now landed her at Delaware State University.

Jacqueline C. Hendy, Administrative Secretary

Jacqueline C. HendyJacqueline Hendy joined Delaware State University in March 2016 and has over 20 years of vast customer service in major companies, such as Moody’s Investors, Verizon Corporation, and American Express. Jacqueline was born and raised in Gastonia, North Carolina but was reared and educated in New York City. She earned her Bachelors of  Business Administration in Marketing from Bernard Baruch College in 1998. Prior to joining Delaware State University, Mrs. Hendy worked as a front desk receptionist for Pure Wellness Chiropractor and a Lounge Host for Dover Downs Hotel & Casino. She relocated from New York to Delaware in 2008 with her husband and 2 children.

Career Services Ambassadors

Briyona Nixon

Briyona NixonClass of 2016
Mass Communications 
CSA Clubs and Organizations

Alveda Alfred​

Alveda Alfred​

Class of 2015
Criminal Justice
CSA Office Support

Kermenjy Saintil

Kermenjy Saintil

Class of 2018
Computer Science 
CSA Tech Support