National Leadership

Jonas Chartock

Jonas Chartock Chief Executive Officer Jonas oversees all aspects of Leading Educators operations, development strategy and growth.

Chong-Hao Fu

Chong-Hao Fu Chief Program Officer Chong-Hao Fu leads the program and content design teams at Leading Educators.

Phong Dinh

Phong Dinh Chief Financial Officer Phong Dinh oversees the organization’s financial and operational resources and strategic planning.


Tom Krebs

Tom Krebs Vice President, Fellowship Tom oversees the Fellowship program to ensure Fellow development and student achievement growth.

Kelly McClure

Kelly McClure Managing Director of Content Design Kelly leads the design of our national Fellowship program, as well as oversees the team who supports its component parts – sessions, coaching, problem-solving communities, school visits trip, and performance assessments.

Jill Schreifer

Jill Schreifer Chief Operating Officer Jill is responsible for development, design, and implementation of targeted and customized teacher leadership programming models for partner organizations.

Cordelia Tullous

Cordelia Tullous Vice President, Human Capital Cordelia oversees staff professional development, the cultivation and retention of talent, and management of talent-related systems for the national Leading Educators organization.


Ingrid Alvarado

Ingrid Alvarado Director of Development Ingrid is responsible for developing national relationships and securing multi-year investments for the organization’s sustainability.

Matthew Bradford

Matthew Bradford Director of Systems and Technology Matt oversees the information systems that are used across the network and is responsible for monitoring their use, maintenance, development, and training.

Nikki Diamantes

Nikki Diamantes Managing Director of SSI Nikki designs and manages national expansion efforts for Leading Educators.

Liz Garcia

Liz Garcia, PhD Director of Coaching Liz oversees the Leading Educators coaching model and is also responsible for the national development of Coaches.



National Staff

Steph Bates National Recruitment and  Marketing Manager Steph oversees teacher leader recruitment as well as national opportunities for program participants. She also manages national marketing, press, and social media.

Eric Baxter Strategy Fellow Eric provides financial and strategic management strategies to corporate stakeholders, ensuring the efficient and sustainable operations of the company.

Brock Bedard Operations Coordinator Brock provides operational, systems, and communications support for organization at large from the National office in New Orleans.

Maria Bourgeois National Program Administrative Assistant Maria provides team and executive support to the National Program Team, showcasing a variety of experience in education, administration, and event planning.


Sarah Bullock Morgan SSI Program Manager Sarah is responsible for overseeing the project planning and execution of SSI service offerings across the country.

Lauren Mulcahy Senior Manager of Strategic Growth Lauren manages Leading Educators partnerships and researches and develops new opportunities to partner with organizations nation-wide.

Chad Rohrback Video Production Manager Chad is responsible for video and post production at Leading Educators which includes recording of sessions, content for social media and case studies.


Simon Spadaro-Bliss National Fellowship Program Coordinator Simon supports the day-to-day operations of the Fellowship program in all regions, managing sessions and supporting Faculty and event logistics.

Rebecca Taylor-Perryman Program Evaluation Manager Rebecca performs data analysis and program evaluation, develops performance assessment materials, and leads collaboration for operations staff.

Brittany Walker Sykes National Human Capital Manager Brittany Walker Sykes is responsible for the cultivation of talent and management of talent-related systems for the Leading Educators organization.