Our Team

Behind our 20 years of experience exploring the future of learning and partnering with schools and state and federal policymakers is a passionate team that believes in working together to create a system-wide approach to grow and sustain student-centered practices.

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Katie King

Director, Strategic Foresight Engagement

Jillian Kuhlmann

Senior Manager, Communications

Lauren McCauley

Senior Director, Teaching and Learning

Teams: Schools

Stephen Myers

Senior Director, Information Technology

Angie Okuda

Director of Capability Building, StrivePartnership

Anne Olson

Director, State Advocacy

Teams: Policy

Lillian Pace

Vice President of Policy and Advocacy

Rita Pello

Program Manager, Impact and Improvement

Lori Phillips

Director, Teaching and Learning

Teams: Schools

Karla Phillips-Krivickas

Senior Director of Policy

Teams: Policy

Katherine Prince

Vice President of Strategic Foresight

Maria Romero

Senior Manager in Strategic Foresight

Emily Smith

Director of Network Advancement

Teams: Schools

Terrance Sullivan, JD

Director, State Policy

Teams: Policy

Jason Swanson

Director of Strategic Foresight

Vicki Tallarigo

Manager, Business Operations

Teams: Schools

Eric Toshalis, EdD

Senior Director of Impact

Abby Townsend

Administrative Assistant, Operations

Angela Walker

Manager for Middle and High School Success, StrivePartnership

Rachel Wells

Manager, Strategic Partnerships and Development

Kate Westrich

Vice President, Marketing and Communications

Byron P. White, EdD

KnowledgeWorks Vice President, Executive Director, StrivePartnership

Matt Williams

Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer