OUR PEOPLE

LEADERSHIP

Those who have come together to build Avenues are uniquely qualified to lead what will become one of the world’s leading schools. Meet Avenues’ leaders:

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Chris Whittle
Chairman and Co-Founder

An education and media entrepreneur, Chris conceived and founded Edison Schools (now [...] More...

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Alan Greenberg
President - Americas & EMEA and Co-Founder

Over the past 20 years Alan has been a prolific creator and operator of interactive [...] More...

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Benno Schmidt
Senior Advisor and Co-Founder

Benno Schmidt is among the world’s leading innovators in primary, secondary and [...] More...

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Jeff Clark
President & COO

Jeff Clark is an experienced education senior executive who joined Avenues in [...] More...

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Tyler Tingley
Chief Academic Officer

Ty Tingley is among the most recognized and accomplished heads of school in America, [...] More...

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Robert “Skip” Mattoon
Head of School

Robert (“Skip”) Mattoon is a nationally and internationally distinguished leader [...] More...

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Gardner Dunnan
Academic Dean & Division Head: Upper School

Gardner Dunnan is highly regarded for his career in public and private education as [...] More...

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Nancy Schulman
Division Head: Early Learning Center

Nancy Schulman is one of the country’s most prominent and highly regarded early [...] More...

Libby Hixson
Libby Hixson
Division Head: Middle School

Elizabeth "Libby" Hixson is an experienced educator and leader who for the past two [...] More...

Abby Brody
Abby Brody
Division Head: Lower School

Abby Brody is an experienced teacher and grade head who has been Avenues’ head of [...] More...

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Sarah Bayne
Global Director: Educational Design

Sarah brings more than 30 years of experience in independent schools, most recently [...] More...

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Stephen Hanon
Global Chief Financial Officer

Steve is a broad-based financial and operational executive, having served in senior [...] More...

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Raymond Bordwell, FAIA
Chief Facilities Officer

Ray Bordwell is internationally recognized as an expert in the planning, design and [...] More...

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Andy Clayman
Creative Director

Andy Clayman has directed the development of Avenues’ identity and multimedia [...] More...

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Lauren Bedell
Chief Administrative & Operating Officer, New York Campus

Lauren has more than 25 years experience in the field of education, most recently as [...] More...

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Dirk Delo
Chief Technology Officer

Dirk DeLo joined Avenues in January 2012 as chief technology officer. He previously [...] More...

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Laura Eshbaugh
Senior Advisor

Laura Eshbaugh serves as Avenues’ senior advisor. Laura has extensive experience [...] More...