Big thinkers. Innovators. Educators. Connectors. Committed to collaborating with school systems and communities to realize the power and promise of 21st century learning for every student. These are our leaders—passionate people, experts in their respective fields. 

Executive Cabinet

Karen Garza, PhD
President and CEO
Tony Bagshaw
Chief Improvement Officer
Valerie Greenhill, MEd
President, EdLeader21
Todd Hellman, MBA
Strategic Engagement
Ken Kay
CEO, EdLeader21
Shannon King, PhD
Chief Innovation Officer
Jamie Meade
Chief of Staff
Brad Mitchell, PhD
Signature Initiatives & Alliances
Alyson Nielson, MBA
COO, EdLeader21
Kimberly Ratcliff, APR
Managing Director, Mktg. & Comms.
Berhl Robertson, Jr., EdD

Leadership Team

Jacqueline Burke
Improvement & Impact
Stephanie Dannemann, Esq.
Project Management
Emily Douglas-McNab, MBA
Improvement & Impact
Sara Hallermann
Professional Learning, EdLeader21
Mark Hartman
Improvement & Impact
Colon Lewis, Ed.D
Improvement and Impact
Michael Nicholson, PhD
Bob Noe