Executive Leadership Team

Christopher Thorn

Chris Thorn, Ph.D.

Chief of Program and Operations

Derek S. Mitchell, Ph.D.

Derek S. Mitchell, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer

Jesse Hinueber

Jesse Hinueber

Senior Director of Program Support & Knowledge Systems

Kristina Martin

Chief Staff & Strategy Officer

Ryan Stewart

Regional Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Region

Tovi Scruggs

Tovi Scruggs-Hussein, M.A.

Regional Executive Director, California

William Hill

William Hill

Executive Director of National Customized Services

School and District Transformation Team

Aletheia Higgins

School Innovation Partner

Alex MacIver

Alex MacIver

School Innovation Partner

Amanda Bachelor

Amanda Bachelor

Transformation Network Director

Amanda Faulkner

School Innovation Partner

Arash Daneshzadeh

School Innovation Partner

Cynthia Ho

District Partnership Director

David Sanders

Customized Services Director

Emily Becker

Emily Becker

School Innovation Partner

Heather Clary-Wheeler, Ed.D.

Customized Services Director

Itoco Garcia, Ed.D.

Customized Services Director

Jaclyn Damole

Customized Services Director

Jae Fusco

School Innovation Partner

Jessica Gammell

Jessica Gammell

District Partnership Director

John Zachary

John Zachary

School Innovation Partner

Juliana Houston

School Innovation Partner

Kathryn Zanin

Customized Services Director

Mallory Berger, M.S.Ed.

School Innovation Partner

Megan Kizer

School Innovation Partner

Melissa Shaughnessy

Melissa Shaughnessy

School Innovation Partner

Reena Patel

Reena Patel

Senior School Innovation Partner

Sanee Ibrahim Nashashibi

Director of Customized Services

Shawn Nealy-Oparah

Shawn Nealy-Oparah, M.Ed.

District Partnership Director

Stephen Ajani

District Partnership Director

Tim Burke

District Partnership Director

Uchenna Lewis

Director of Success & Program Implementation, Nevada

National Team

Becky Haywood

Becky Haywood

Development Manager

Brian Edwards

Brian Edwards

Advancement Manager

Jess Williams

Jess Williams

Culture & Program Operations Partner

Mercy Sanchez

Program Evaluation Director

Pol Stafford

Pól Stafford

Director of Technology

Shirl Jasper

Regional Office Manager/Administrative Coordinator, Nevada