Leadership

Big thinkers. Innovators. Educators. Collaborators. Committed to moving education forward.
These are our leaders—passionate people, experts in their respective fields. 

Executive


Karen Garza, Ph.D.
President and CEO
Paul Cynkar
Chief Operating Officer
Donna Davis
Chief Financial Officer
John Hussey
Chief Strategy Officer
Jim Mahoney, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Emeritus

Managing Directors


Tony Bagshaw
Human Capital
Mark Hartman
Strategy and Innovation
Todd Hellman
Strategy and Innovation
Jamie Meade
Learning and Leading
Brad Mitchell, Ph.D.
Strategy and Innovation
Julianne Nichols
Marketing and Communications
Oscar Paredes
Technology

Senior Directors


Meredith Bortz
Learning and Leading
Jacqueline Burke
Learning and Leading
Stephanie Dannemann
Project Management
Paul Hopkins, Ed.D.
Learning and Leading
Bobby Moore, Ed.D.
Strategy and Innovation
Michael Nicholson, Ph.D.
Strategy and Innovation
Tracy Najera, Ph.D.
Human Capital
Bob Noe
Technology
Kimberly Ratcliff
Communications
Sandy Shedenhelm
Learning and Leading
Denise Snowden, Ph.D.
Learning and Leading
Diane Stultz
Learning and Leading
Janice Zielinski
Marketing