Team Kenzie 

At Kenzie Academy, we’re a family. And like a family, we’ll be there to support you along your journey to a tech career. From our Admissions Advisors to our Placement Team, from our Instructors, Facilitators, Student Services, and everyone in between, each member of our team plays a vital role in guiding you through your tech journey. Meet Team Kenzie!

Admissions Advisors

Kenzie Fam

Kenzie Fam
Halloween Party

Executive Team

Leadership

  • Chok Leang Ooi
    Chok Leang Ooi
    Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
  • Emily Wattman-Turner
    Emily Wattman-Turner
    Co-Founder & Chief Growth Officer
  • Dana Price
    Dana Price
    Chief Financial Officer
  • Joe Wanninger
    Joe Wanninger
    Chief Revenue Officer
  • David Good
    David Good
    Senior VP of Operations
  • Stan Rosenthal
    Stan Rosenthal
    Head of Academics

Academic Team

Learning Sciences

  • Jen Scott, Ed.D
    Jen Scott, Ed.D
    Director of Learning Science
  • Tyler Gary
    Tyler Gary
    UIE Curriculum Developer
  • Adam Huston
    Adam Huston
    Associate Facilitator, UX Design
  • Laura Bloch
    Laura Bloch
    Instructional Designer
  • Missi Perez
    Missi Perez
    Facilitator, Software Engineering

Academic Team

UX Design

  • Gabe Wright
    Gabe Wright
    Director of Instruction, UX Design
  • Dean Meacham
    Dean Meacham
    Associate Facilitator, UX Design
  • Denise Wright
    Denise Wright
    Facilitator, UX Design
  • Samantha Cherolis
    Samantha Cherolis
    Associate Facilitator, UX Design
  • Dan Birkbeck
    Dan Birkbeck
    Facilitator, Software Engineering
  • Jake Johnson
    Jake Johnson
    Associate Instructor, UX Design
  • Mya Williams
    Mya Williams
    Facilitator, UX Design
  • Ryan Robinson
    Ryan Robinson
    Senior Instructor, UX Design

Academic Team

Software Engineering

  • Piero Madar
    Piero Madar
    Curriculum Developer, Software Engineering
  • David Michael Gregg
    David Michael Gregg
    Senior Instructor, Software Engineering
  • Randy Cox
    Randy Cox
    Senior Instructor, Software Engineering
  • Daniel Lomelino
    Daniel Lomelino
    Senior Instructor, Software Engineering
  • Joe Kaufeld
    Joe Kaufeld
    Senior Instructor, Software Engineering
  • Chris Carter
    Chris Carter
    Head Coach
  • Elizabeth Scheidt
    Elizabeth Scheidt
    Facilitator, Software Engineering
  • Michelle Hoelzer
    Michelle Hoelzer
    Associate Instructor, Software Engineering
  • Patterson Day
    Patterson Day
    Facilitator, Software Engineering
  • David Stewart
    David Stewart
    Facilitator, Software Engineering
  • TJ Hindman
    TJ Hindman
    Associate Instructor, Software Engineering
  • Suravita Roy
    Suravita Roy
    Facilitator, Software Engineering
  • Jon Taylor
    Jon Taylor
    Facilitator, Software Engineering
  • Zachary Kline
    Zachary Kline
    Facilitator, Software Engineering
  • James Maupin
    James Maupin
    Facilitator, Software Engineering
  • Alec Stephens
    Alec Stephens
    Facilitator, Software Engineering
  • Peter Marsh
    Peter Marsh
    Associate Instructor, Software Engineering
  • Joey Brown
    Joey Brown
    Facilitator, Software Engineering

Placement Team

Talent Placement

  • Andrea VanderStelt
    Andrea VanderStelt
    VP of Talent
  • Kaitlynn Callahan
    Kaitlynn Callahan
    Account Manager of Partnerships
  • Tenille Jones
    Tenille Jones
    Account Manager of Partnerships

Operations Team

Student Services

  • Matt Cummings
    Matt Cummings
    VP of Student Services
  • Erika Huber
    Erika Huber
    Director of Student Services
  • Travis Herring
    Travis Herring
    Senior Orientation & Events Manager
  • Derek Savick-Hesser
    Derek Savick-Hesser
    Coordinator of Community Standards and Student Services
  • Candice Jackson
    Candice Jackson
    Student Services Advisor
  • Tamesha Allen
    Tamesha Allen
    Student Services Advisor
  • Marsha Williamson
    Marsha Williamson
    Student Services Manager

Operations Team

Engineering

  • John Ford
    John Ford
    Director of Engineering
  • Kavitha Kamalbabu
    Kavitha Kamalbabu
    Software Engineering Manager
  • Sam Kane
    Sam Kane
    Software Developer
  • Sarah Zajac
    Sarah Zajac
    Software Developer
  • Blake Walker
    Blake Walker
    UX Engineer

Operations Team

Operations

  • Ashley Wright
    Ashley Wright
    Chief of Staff
  • Alyssa Miller
    Alyssa Miller
    Director of Operations
  • Tray Williams
    Tray Williams
    Registrar
  • Austin Woods
    Austin Woods
    Director of Data

Revenue Team

Growth

  • Paige Walker
    Paige Walker
    Engagement Manager
  • Megan Stevens
    Megan Stevens
    Engagement Manager

Revenue Team

Admissions

  • Erika Kotterer
    Erika Kotterer
    VP of Admissions
  • Alecia Kissel
    Alecia Kissel
    Admissions Manager
  • Jordan Thomas
    Jordan Thomas
    Senior Admissions Advisor
  • CJ Franklin
    CJ Franklin
    Admissions Advisor
  • Lindsey Graham
    Lindsey Graham
    Admissions Advisor
  • Lindsay De Las Alas
    Lindsay De Las Alas
    Admissions Advisor
  • Mark Harsley
    Mark Harsley
    Admissions Advisor
  • Ciara Johnson
    Ciara Johnson
    Admissions Advisor
  • Matthew Keller
    Matthew Keller
    Admissions Advisor
  • Brittany Marcus
    Brittany Marcus
    Admissions Advisor
  • Arthur Lorente
    Arthur Lorente
    Admissions Advisor
  • Christie Loyd
    Christie Loyd
    Admissions Advisor
  • Nikia Haqq
    Nikia Haqq
    Sales Development Representative

Revenue Team

Marketing

  • Steven Miller
    Steven Miller
    VP of Marketing
  • Noelle Philipps
    Noelle Philipps
    Performance Marketing Manager
  • Craig Tierney
    Craig Tierney
    Communications Manager
  • Alexa Goins
    Alexa Goins
    Content Marketer