Leadership Team

Matthew Lonam Dr. Matthew Lonam (Ph.D., University of Missouri - Columbia, 1999), Founder and CEO, has more than twenty years experience in college and university teaching and advising. His graduate students have received Ph.D.'s, MBA's, MTA's, and Masters of Strategic Leadership in addition to European graduate degrees. Prior to becoming the lead faculty member at Mountain State University in Orlando, FL, Dr. Lonam taught and advised graduate students at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., United States International University in Mexico City, AILUN in Sardinia, Italy.


Tom Pisello Thomas Pisello, Founder and Corporate Advisor, has more than twenty years of experience as a successful serial entrepreneur and industry analyst. Mr. Pisello has been responsible for the creation of several successful start-ups, including Alinean, an interactive value-based sales and marketing software as a service (SaaS) company, ProVigilant, a security screening software and services provider, Interpose, an IT value management software provider (sold to Gartner), Connotate, a data-mining/knowledge management firm, FullArmor, a network security management software provider (sold to NetIQ and Citrix), and DigitalOwl, a content management firm, to name a few.


Dr. Charles Cabell Dr. Charles Cabell earned his Ph.D. at Harvard and a post-doctoral fellowship at Yale University. He has advised many graduate and undergraduate students, especially foreign students studying in the United States and Japanese students preparing to study in the US. Dr. Cabell is currently a tenured member of the faculty at Toyo University in Tokyo, Japan, and has also served at the University of Montana.


Dr. Harriet Walker Dr. Harriet Walker, ED.D (University of Alabama) is DissertationRx’s senior advisor. As Dean of the University of Alabama’s Adult Degree program and mentor to many graduate students, her experience in coaching graduate students is unparalleled. In addition to her university career, Dr. Walker has extensive private sector consulting experience with adult students at all stages of the higher education prcess.