About

Our People

We are practitioners, first and foremost

Our greatest asset is our people. We have deep, practical expertise earned through our on-the-ground experience as former teachers, district and state education leaders, policy advisors, strategists and grantmakers. The one thing we all have in common is our commitment to delivering the highest standard of quality as we partner with our clients to serve their students and communities.

Consultants and Operations

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Bilal Abdur-Rasheed

Finance Analyst

Joe Anderson
Joe Anderson

Director of Consulting Practice

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Colette Astorgue

Operations Coordinator

Hannah Bartlebaugh
Hannah Bartlebaugh

Associate Consultant

Sarah Begeman
Sarah Begeman

Senior Consultant

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Rachel Bello

Senior Consultant

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Chauncey Bogan

Senior Consultant

Aryana Bolourian
Aryana Bolourian

Associate Consultant

Emily Brookhart
Emily Brookhart

Senior Consultant

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Chawanna Bethany Chambers

Consultant

Ashley Clark
Ashley Clark

Director of Talent Acquisition

Dana Duggan
Dana Duggan

Senior Executive Assistant

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Amy Edwards

Executive Assistant

Grace Epler
Grace Epler

Director of Professional Learning

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Emma Fortier

Associate

Jesse Friedman
Jesse Friedman

Associate Consultant

Sydney Ganon
Sydney Ganon

Director of the Analyst and Associate Team

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Zion Gezaw

Associate

Patricia Higgins
Patricia Higgins

Senior Manager of Operations

Jack Hill
Jack Hill

Consultant

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Joshua Hodge

Associate

Kyra Hudson
Kyra Hudson

Associate Consultant

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Kelly Jasiura

Associate Consultant

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Juan Jimenez 

Senior Consultant

Chelsea Johnson
Chelsea Johnson

Executive Assistant

Gina Karsten
Gina Karsten

Associate

Amanda Kim
Amanda Kim

Executive Assistant

Kate Kramer
Kate Kramer

Director, People Analytics & Talent Strategy

Senna Lamba
Senna Lamba

Associate Consultant

Yeonjae Lee
Yeonjae Lee

Consultant

Rosybell Maria
Rosybell Maria

Consultant

Aline Matias
Aline Matias

Consultant

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Carlo Morante

Senior Manager of RIDE

Derek Niño
Derek Niño

Senior Consultant

Sarina Sheth Noone
Sarina Sheth Noone

Associate Consultant

Jani Nygaard

Events & Convenings Senior Manager

Fatima Omar
Fatima Omar

Associate Consultant

Ashley Mac Owens
Mac Owens

Finance Manager

Joselin Padron-Rasines
Joselin Padron-Rasines

Director of Strategic Initiatives

Josh Parker
Josh Parker

Senior Consultant

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Brianna Parks

Executive Assistant

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Allison Pennington

Business Development Consultant

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Susie Pham

Consultant

Dave Powell
Dave Powell

Senior Consultant

Danielle Puller
Danielle Puller

Director of Human Resources

Meg Ramey
Meg Ramey

Senior Consultant

Brinnie Ramsey
Brinnie Ramsey

Senior Consultant

Loren Sanchez
Loren Sanchez

Executive Assistant

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Emnet Shibre

Associate

Kenny Smith
Kenny Smith

Senior Consultant

Makayla Stout
Makayla Stout

Talent Acquisition Associate

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Shweta Tatkar

Associate

Aseal Tineh
Aseal Tineh

Senior Consultant

Ashton Toone
Ashton Toone

Associate

Francine Tran
Francine Tran

Associate Consultant

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Cristian Ventura

Associate

Katie Larkin
Katie Warren

Human Resource Associate

Amanda Watts
Amanda Watts

Director of IT

Austin Wechter

Director of Communications

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Ashley Wilson

Executive Assistant

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