About Us

Meet the Team

We are a dedicated, dynamic team supporting art educators at every stage of their career.

Derek Balsley
Founder
Jessica Balsley
Founder
Brent Bingham
CEO & President
E.J. Caffaro
Chief Growth Officer
Heather Crockett
Chief Academic Officer
Gwen Jass
Vice President of Operations & Controller
Chris Poulton
Chief Product Officer
Muhammad Alabbadi
Assistant Controller
Rachel Althof
Adjunct Instructor
Ishmael Avila
Software Engineer III
Rachael Ayers-Arnone
Adjunct Instructor
Diana Baldensperger
Adjunct Instructor
Rachel Balian
Adjunct Instructor
Christina Bell
Adjunct Instructor
Megan Bellucci
Adjunct Instructor
Madison Berry
Adjunct Instructor
Timothy Bogatz
Content & PD Event Manager
Kara Bolton
Adjunct Instructor
Jennifer Borel
Academic Advisor & Partnerships Coordinator
Nathan Breitholtz
Adjunct Instructor
Shannon Brinkley
Adjunct Instructor
Kristina Brown
Writer
Joleen Buttjer
Team & Culture Manager
Shannon Cain-Reyes
District Sales Manager
Lorri Campelo
Senior Product Operations Manager
Simeon Cardwell
District Sales Manager
Patricia Christiansen
Adjunct Instructor
Jacob Clayton
Academic Systems Administrator (LMS/SIS)
Lovlene De Jesus
Accounting Associate
Kelley DeCleene
Adjunct Instructor
Karen Dempsey
Adjunct Instructor
Bethel Dobberstein
Adjunct Instructor
Deb DuBois
Director of Marketing
Sean Dunne
Regional Sales Manager
Erin Eimer
Dean of Graduate Studies
Natalie Fenton
Marketing Manager
Zac Fenton
Regional Sales Manager
Jennifer Ferriday
Chair of Curriculum Development
Hillary Fieldsend
Art Director
Chelsea Fleming
K-12 Art Education Professional Development & Curriculum Specialist
Christian Funderburk
Adjunct Instructor
Shane Furgason
QA Engineer II
Heather Gage-West
Adjunct Instructor
Danelle Garino
Registrar
Cristian Garneata
Senior Backend Engineer
Theresa Gillespie
Chair of Graduate Student Retention
Erika Granberry
Designer
Ardina Greco
Adjunct Instructor
Lindsay Gulbranson
Academic Writing Specialist
Jennifer Gurss
Regional Sales Manager
Sarah Hale Keuseman
Adjunct Instructor
Lydia Hardy
Designer
Wynita Harmon
Chair of Faculty Development
Jordan Harris
Director of Revenue Operations
Jennifer Hartman
Curriculum Development Manager
Kelly Hatton
K-12 Curriculum Designer
Theresa Haugen
Associate Professor & Curriculum Specialist
Laticia Hequembourg
Adjunct Instructor
Amanda Heyn
Director of Community Engagement
Kiley Hingle
Product Support Specialist
Jamie Hipp
District Sales Manager
Ryan Irilli
Software Engineer Manager
Julie Jennings
Accountant & Bursar
Amber Kane
Director of Product Development
Lisa Kastello
Adjunct Instructor
Karen Kelly
Associate Professor & Academic Advisor
Rachel Kline
Adjunct Instructor
Betsy Komarchuk
Enrollment Specialist
Hamlin Krewson
Systems Support Analyst
Shannon Lauffer
Dean of Enrollment Services
Diane Leicht
Proofreader
Desiree Matia
Adjunct Instructor
Angela Matsuoka
K-12 Curriculum Designer
Kirk Maynard
Adjunct Instructor
Andrea McDonough
Adjunct Instructor
Jessica McElhaney
Adjunct Instructor
Lindsey McGinnis
Media Content Manager
Jon McKinney
Customer Success Manager
Dravon Mckinnie
Product Designer
Claire McWilliams
Adjunct Instructor
Juana Meneses
Adjunct Instructor
Kim Meyering
Designer
Isaac Mondesir
Sales Development Representative
Christy Mortimer
Adjunct Instructor
Kacie Mummert
Customer Success Manager
Alison Myers
Adjunct Instructor
Catherine Nasser
Adjunct Instructor
Kayla O’Neal
Adjunct Instructor
Andres Ortega
Adjunct Instructor
Alexandra Overby
Adjunct Instructor
Haley Parker
Associate Professor & Admissions Counselor
Liz Pate
Customer Success Manager – Tech Touch
Emily Pietruszynski
District Sales Manager
Marissa Pittman
Customer Success Manager
Rebecca Potts Aguirre
Lead K-12 Curriculum Designer
Alyson Pouls
Associate Professor & Academic Advisor
Ashley Quam
Adjunct Instructor
Catie Rice
Adjunct Instructor
Jacob Rigoli
Senior Director of Customer Success
Lynisa Ross
District Sales Manager
Erin Saladino
Subject Matter Expert
Lisa Schaffer
Accreditation Officer and Teacher Licensure Specialist
Ashley Schoen
Marketing Manager
Joel Scholten
Arts Standards Manager
Abby Schukei
Social Media Manager & Adjunct Instructor
Amy Sery
Adjunct Instructor
Jordan Silvia
Customer Support Specialist
Kristin Smith
Adjunct Instructor
Bryan Swagerty
Software Engineer
Amber Tackett
Adjunct Instructor
Janet Taylor
K-12 Content Specialist
Julia Taylor
Graphic Designer
Maria Thomas
Director of Team & Culture
Cindy Tolliver
Senior Customer Success Manager
Janelle Turk
Adjunct Instructor
Karina Vargas-Aquino
Marketing Coordinator
Frances Vaughan
Adjunct Instructor
Stan Vaughan
District Sales Manager
Victoria Watson
Adjunct Instructor
Jemina Watstein
Adjunct Instructor
Debi West
Adjunct Instructor
Jen Weyant Betz
Adjunct Instructor
Sara Wilhoite-Mathews
Head of Library Services
Ashleigh Wink
Adjunct Instructor
Kyle Wood
Writer
Amy Workman
Adjunct Instructor
Talia Zito
Lead Teacher Success & Support Manager
Brent Bingham
CEO & President
E.J. Caffaro
Chief Growth Officer
Heather Crockett
Chief Academic Officer
Gwen Jass
Vice President of Operations & Controller
Chris Poulton
Chief Product Officer
Rachel Althof
Adjunct Instructor
Rachael Ayers-Arnone
Adjunct Instructor
Diana Baldensperger
Adjunct Instructor
Rachel Balian
Adjunct Instructor
Christina Bell
Adjunct Instructor
Megan Bellucci
Adjunct Instructor
Madison Berry
Adjunct Instructor
Kara Bolton
Adjunct Instructor
Jennifer Borel
Academic Advisor & Partnerships Coordinator
Nathan Breitholtz
Adjunct Instructor
Shannon Brinkley
Adjunct Instructor
Patricia Christiansen
Adjunct Instructor
Kelley DeCleene
Adjunct Instructor
Karen Dempsey
Adjunct Instructor
Bethel Dobberstein
Adjunct Instructor
Christian Funderburk
Adjunct Instructor
Heather Gage-West
Adjunct Instructor
Ardina Greco
Adjunct Instructor
Sarah Hale Keuseman
Adjunct Instructor
Wynita Harmon
Chair of Faculty Development
Theresa Haugen
Associate Professor & Curriculum Specialist
Laticia Hequembourg
Adjunct Instructor
Lisa Kastello
Adjunct Instructor
Rachel Kline
Adjunct Instructor
Desiree Matia
Adjunct Instructor
Kirk Maynard
Adjunct Instructor
Andrea McDonough
Adjunct Instructor
Jessica McElhaney
Adjunct Instructor
Claire McWilliams
Adjunct Instructor
Juana Meneses
Adjunct Instructor
Christy Mortimer
Adjunct Instructor
Alison Myers
Adjunct Instructor
Catherine Nasser
Adjunct Instructor
Kayla O’Neal
Adjunct Instructor
Andres Ortega
Adjunct Instructor
Alexandra Overby
Adjunct Instructor
Haley Parker
Associate Professor & Admissions Counselor
Alyson Pouls
Associate Professor & Academic Advisor
Ashley Quam
Adjunct Instructor
Catie Rice
Adjunct Instructor
Abby Schukei
Social Media Manager & Adjunct Instructor
Amy Sery
Adjunct Instructor
Kristin Smith
Adjunct Instructor
Amber Tackett
Adjunct Instructor
Janelle Turk
Adjunct Instructor
Frances Vaughan
Adjunct Instructor
Victoria Watson
Adjunct Instructor
Jemina Watstein
Adjunct Instructor
Debi West
Adjunct Instructor
Jen Weyant Betz
Adjunct Instructor
Ashleigh Wink
Adjunct Instructor
Amy Workman
Adjunct Instructor
Heather Crockett
Chief Academic Officer
Erin Eimer
Dean of Graduate Studies
Shannon Lauffer
Dean of Enrollment Services
Jennifer Borel
Academic Advisor & Partnerships Coordinator
Jennifer Ferriday
Chair of Curriculum Development
Danelle Garino
Registrar
Theresa Gillespie
Chair of Graduate Student Retention
Lindsay Gulbranson
Academic Writing Specialist
Wynita Harmon
Chair of Faculty Development
Theresa Haugen
Associate Professor & Curriculum Specialist
Julie Jennings
Accountant & Bursar
Karen Kelly
Associate Professor & Academic Advisor
Betsy Komarchuk
Enrollment Specialist
Haley Parker
Associate Professor & Admissions Counselor
Alyson Pouls
Associate Professor & Academic Advisor
Lisa Schaffer
Accreditation Officer and Teacher Licensure Specialist
Sara Wilhoite-Mathews
Head of Library Services
Derek Balsley
Founder
Jessica Balsley
Founder

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