ABOUT US
founders

Kathleen J Collins - Founder and Counselor        

Jessica R Stroud - CEO

A Mother and Daughter Team

MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE ONE STUDENT AT A TIME

Kathleen J Collins is the founder of Guide 2 Goals LLC which is an educational guidance business formed to fill the gaps in guidance at schools and colleges. As a Central Michigan University graduate, she has been in education for 20 years, 16 of those years as a certified school counselor through the State of Michigan. Her areas of specialties are, transitions – 8th Grade to high school and high school to college, career counseling, coordination of educational development plans, financial aid and scholarship consulting, virtual high school, dual enrollment, and school counseling curriculum. Kathleen has previously served eleven years on the William Laflin scholarship committee, four years on the Board of the Broadway Theater as President and co-founder of the Broadway Playhouse Kids, taught Interpersonal Communications at Mid-Michigan Community College, coached drama, Forensics and Talent Revue teams for nine years at Chippewa Hills High School. Kathleen has a passion for helping young people realize their potential, tap into their passions and guide them to a pathway of success. She is the mother of two beautiful and talented daughters Jessica Stroud and Stacy Rabe. Kathleen has been blessed with 8 grandchildren and is their biggest cheerleader.


Jessica R Stroud is the CEO of Guide 2 Goals LLC. She is the mother of two high school students and one kindergartner.  Jessica served 4 years in the United States Navy and a year working as a contractor for the State Department in Washington DC.  After having her first child she decided to move back to Mt. Pleasant, Michigan.  She has been working in the Information Systems field for over 15 years.  When mother Kathy approached Jessica on a new business venture she saw the potential not only for her 3 daughters but for all students. 

Kathleen J. Collins & Jessica Stroud
2625 Denison Drive,
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858