Vinell Spied is a graduate of Pratt Institute with a Master of Science in Library and Information Science. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Arts and General Studies and a Diploma in Language Education from the University of the West Indies. She joined the Pillar Faculty in 2020 with responsibility for development and management of information resources. Vinell Spied has more than 25 years of experience in academic, public, school and private libraries, specializing in collection development, organization of information, information technology and information literacy instruction. In her spare time, she writes and her life goal is to contribute to the knowledge base of Christian education.