Leadership Team

Valentina Texera-Parissi President & CEO

Valentina Texera-Parissi
President & CEO

Peter Walton
Chief Financial Officer

Sarah Claypool Friedland
Chief Operating Officer

Louise Galpine
Executive Director
of Creative Development

Matt Lemen

Matt Lemen
Executive Director
of Partnership Development

Great Books Team

Charlie Adam

Charlie Adam
K–12 Partnership Manager

Denise Ahlquist

Denise Ahlquist
Senior Academic Consultant

Michelle Barreras

Michelle Barreras
Assistant Director of K-12 Partnerships

Linda Benson Royal Customer Service and Onboarding Representative

Linda Benson Royal
Customer Service and Onboarding Representative

Andrew Castle

Andrew Castle
K–12 Partnerships Coordinator

Evan Eisenberger

Evan Eisenberger
K–12 Partnership Manager

Laura Exline

Laura Exline
Senior Content Editor

Bridgette Jackson

Bridgette Jackson
Accounts Payable/Receivable Manager

Chris Kim

Chris Kim
Accounting Specialist

Teri Laliberte

Teri Laliberte
Assistant Director of Training & Development

Enora Lecuyer

Enora Lecuyer
Senior Application Support Engineer

Dan Lindstrom

Dan Lindstrom
Director of Marketing and Development

Gina Linko Production Editor

Gina Linko
Production Editor

Danielle Martin, M.Ed.
Senior Professional Learning Consultant

Misha McDaniel
Marketing Coordinator

Kim Rockwood

Kim Rockwood
Manager of Customer Service

Nic Rueth
Content Editor

Josh Sniegowski

Josh Sniegowski
Digital Marketing Manager

Roula Villis
Customer Success Manager

Board of Directors

Chairman

Charles Brummell, Jr.
Lupus Society of Illinois

Vice-Chairman

Paul Barton
Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School

Members

Barbara T. Bowman
Chicago Public Schools

Lindsey Ciochina
Cloud for Good

Karen MacGilvray
World Family English

Alex J. Pollock
The Mises Institute

James M. Reum
Winston & Strawn, LLP (Retired)

George L. Schueppert
The Great Books Foundation

Marcia Wachs Dam
USA for UNHCR

David Ward
Great Books Summer Program

Life Members

James W. Haugh

Jane C. Hunt
College of DuPage

Michael L. Igoe

Associate Board of Ambassadors

Lana Burge
AbelsonTaylor

Kendall McDermott
HLK

Victoria Conner
Jade and Co Candles

Michael Heaney
Avison Young