Our Team

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Transforming education drives everything we do at NMSI. Many of our staff began their careers in the classroom, while others have backgrounds in education policy, technology, business and consulting. We believe that all students deserve access to advanced education, high expectations and the resources and support needed to reach their full potentials.

Interested in joining our team? Check out our Careers page.

Team Leaders

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Jackie Castma

Vice President
Program Management Delivery & Operations
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Paul Duchene

Vice President
Human Capital & Organization Development
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Jonathan Durfield

Vice President
Growth


Shailesh Gattewar
Vice President
Technology


Diane Keane
Vice President
Finance
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Melissa Moritz

Vice President
Strategic Initiatives
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Michelle Stie

Vice President
Teaching & Learning
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Nicole Beeman-Cadwallader

Senior Director
STEM Careers & Pathways


Juan Elizondo

Senior Director
Communications
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Chad Spurgeon
Senior Director
School Partnerships & Program Management
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Ed Veiga

Senior Director
Military Families Mission


Scott Webb 

Senior Director  
Information Technology
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Megan Allegretti
Director
School Partnerships & Program Management, NYC

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Taylor Alston

Director
Trainer Development & Quality

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LaFonda Cousin

Director
Talent Acquisition & Operations


Gina DelCorazon

Director
Data & Analytics


Karin Douglas
Director
Developement


Stephen Jehl
Director
K-12 Program Design


Sara Leikin

Director
Teaching & Learning Strategic Initiatives


Stephanie Mayen
Director
Fundraising & Operations

 
Vinnie Law McKinzie
Director
Project Management Office
 

Ashleigh Thomas
Director
Program Delivery & Operations