Wendy Sickora currently serves as the Director for Ashford University's Military & Academic Outreach (MAO) team. The MAO team acts as a liaison between the military education community at DoD installations worldwide and the university. The team visits installations to meet with current students, attend education fairs and base graduation recognition ceremonies, and meet with education staff to ensure Ashford students have the support and resources they need to be successful.

She served in the Marine Corps for 21 years, retiring December of 2005. The Marine Corps provided training and experience in many fields from aircraft maintenance, engine testing, career planning, administration, recruiting, to coordinating the Toys for Tots program at her reserve unit.

Wendy received her Associate of Arts Degree in Selective Studies from Miramar Community College in San Diego, her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Organizational Management from Ashford University. She is currently president elect for CA ACME and a member of Toastmasters.