National Leadership

Jonas Chartock

Jonas Chartock, Ed.D Chief Executive Officer Jonas oversees all aspects of Leading Educators operations and growth, managing the organization's leadership team.

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.

Jill Schreifer

Jill A. Schreifer Chief Operating Officer Jill is responsible for client partnerships, business development, and strategic growth. Her team oversees the implementation of teacher leadership programming models for partners nationwide.


Tom Krebs

Tom Krebs Vice President, Program Delivery Tom is responsible for Leading Educators' program delivery and impact on student achievement.

Amy Rome

Amy Rome Vice President, Program Design Amy leads the Design Team in developing new content and innovation in Leading Educators programs.

Kelly McClure

Kelly McClure Managing Director of Content Design Kelly oversees the design of programmatic content for the national Fellowship program and Leading Educators’ strategic consulting department.

Simone Senior

Simone Senior Managing Director of Fellowship Program Delivery Simone provides leadership and support to Fellowship Program Directors as well as to the New Orleans Program Team.


Kim Levengood Andrews

Kim Levengood Andrews Executive Director of Strategic Consulting Kim supports clients in designing and executing high-impact teacher leadership initiatives.

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 and technology that are used across the network. He is responsible for monitoring their use, maintenance, development, and training.

Chris Cromwell

Chris Cromwell Director of Finance and Administration Chris Cromwell leads accounting and finance functions, supports strategic planning, and heads up process review and improvement for the organization.


Brianne Dotson

Brianne Dotson Program Director, Strategic Consulting Brianne Dotson leads the design, customization and implementation of programming to meet the specific needs of our strategic consulting partners.

Liz Garcia

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

Julia McNabb Kaufman

Julia McNabb Kaufman Director of Human Capital Julia oversees staff professional development, the cultivation and retention of talent, and management of talent-related systems for the national Leading Educators organization.

Laura Meili

Laura Meili Director of Content Design Laura designs and facilitates sessions, assessments, and online content to support our Fellowship program and Strategic Support Initiative partners.


Lauren Mulcahy

Lauren Mulcahy Director of Operations Lauren helps shape Leading Educators partnership strategy to expand the organization's impact.




National Staff

Steph Bates National Program Operations Manager Steph supports all program teams and regions to ensure quality sessions and program experiences that effectively meet the needs of teacher leaders and schools.

Brock Bedard National Operations Coordinator Brock supports all Leading Educators employees with technology, finance, and operations needs.

Maria Bourgeois Executive Assistant & Special Projects Manager Maria directly supports the Chief Program Officer as well as the National Program Support and Design Team by managing various projects throughout the year.

Sarah Bullock Morgan Senior Manager of Operations Sarah manages and supports strategic growth opportunities, researches and develops new prospects, and project manages strategic consulting projects.


Paige del Rio Program Manager, Strategic Consulting Paige del Rio manages the operations and execution of Leading Educators' contract work around the country under the leadership of Program Director, Justin Stephens.

Simon Spadaro-Bliss Content Design Coordinator Simon supports collaboration between national and regional program teams and manages the Leading Educators sessions library.

Rebecca Taylor-Perryman Associate Director of Program Evaluation Rebecca manages evaluation strategy and performance data across Leading Educators' programs and designs surveys and performance assessments.

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.