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Our Team

Behind our nearly 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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Robin Kanaan

Director, Teaching and Learning

Teams: Schools

Katie King

Director, Strategic Foresight Engagement


Jillian Kuhlmann

Senior Manager, Communications


Jesse Moyer

Senior Director, School Development

Teams: Schools

Stephen Myers

Senior Director, Information Technology


Angie Okuda

Director of Capability Building, StrivePartnership


Anne Olson

Director, State Advocacy

Teams: Policy

Etnyre Osias

Director for Performance Analytics, StrivePartnership


Lillian Pace

Vice President of Policy and Advocacy


Rita Pello

Program Manager, Impact and Improvement


Lori Phillips

Director, Teaching and Learning

Teams: Schools

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


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