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Our Team

Meet the Wayfinder Team

Our expert team of administrators, teachers, designers, and curricula experts are passionate about bringing belonging, purpose, and meaning to students and educators across the world.

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Wayfinder Core Team

Wayfinder Guides

Caroline Bonner
Caroline Bonner
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Tammie Davis
Tammie Davis
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Natasha Mihm, LMFT
Natasha Mihm, LMFT
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Nora Watkis
Nora Watkis
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Dwayne Fontenette
Dwayne Fontenette
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International and Domestic Joint Partnerships

Dr. Miki K. Tomita
Dr. Miki K. Tomita
Hawai’i
CEO, Education Incubator
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Will Hanley
Will Hanley
Australia
Innovation Advisor, Independent Schools of Victoria
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Raiki Machida
Raiki Machida
Japan
CEO, ImaginEx
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Wayfinder Advisors

Dr. Bill Damon
Dr. Bill Damon
Director
Stanford Center on Adolescence + Author, Path to Purpose
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Dr. Aneel Chima
Dr. Aneel Chima
Founding Director of the Stanford Flourishing Project + Associate Executive Director of the Contemplative Sciences Center at UVA
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Mike Marriner
Mike Marriner
Founder of Roadtrip Nation + Ashoka Fellow
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Sandy Husk
Sandy Husk
Interim Superintendent of Portland Public Schools + Former CEO of AVID
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Emily Esfahani Smith
Emily Esfahani Smith
Author
The Power of Meaning + NY Times Contributor
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Samantha Feinberg
Samantha Feinberg
Digital Behaviorist
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Aaron Sokol
Aaron Sokol
Senior Growth Advisor
Former Growth and Sales Leader at Clever and Handshake
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Don Shalvey
Don Shalvey
Founder Aspire Schools + Fr. Gates Foundation Deputy Director
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Molly Efrusy
Molly Efrusy
President
Efrusy Family Foundation
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Alline Akintore
Alline Akintore
Principal
Oregon Venture Fund
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Tristan Love
Tristan Love
Director of Education Justice, Fargo Public Schools
Former Principal (CO & TX)
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Eric Wilson
Eric Wilson
Founder of Noble Impact
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Bo Shao
Bo Shao
Chairman & Co-Founder
Evolve Ventures
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Dr. Diann Kitamura
Dr. Diann Kitamura
Former Superintendent, Santa Rosa City Schools + Board Member, California Association of Asian & Pacific Leaders in Education
Santa Rosa, CA
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Monica Enand
Monica Enand
Board Member, Oregon Community Foundation
Portland, Oregon
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Nat Manning
Nat Manning
Senior AI Advisor + Presidential Innovation Fellow
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Chris McKenna
Chris McKenna
Education Program Officer
Mindful.org + Former Program Director, Mindful Schools
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Sarah Pazur, Ph.D
Sarah Pazur, Ph.D
Director of School Leadership, CS Partners & President of FlexTech Education
Dearborn, MI
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Sean McClung
Sean McClung
Head of School Success, XQ Institute + Former Principal at Oakland Unified and Envision Schools
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Bob Lenz
Bob Lenz
Executive Director
Buck Institute + Founder, Envision Schools
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Gina Condon
Gina Condon
President & Co-Founder, Construct Foundation
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Jennifer Carolan
Jennifer Carolan
Co-Founder and General Partner, Reach Capital
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Dr. John Gasko
Dr. John Gasko
Wayfinder Senior Fellow, Chief Well-Being + SEL Officer, Uplift Education
Dallas, TX
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Laura Thompson
Laura Thompson
Product Lead, GoogleX + Trustee, Wayland Academy
San Francisco, CA
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Daniel Keever
Daniel Keever
Deputy Superintendent - Williamsburg-James City County Schools
Virginia Beach, VA
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Kimberley Harrington
Kimberley Harrington
Former New Jersey Commissioner of Education, Executive Director of NJASCD
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Michael F. Malone
Michael F. Malone
Executive Consultant + Retired Massachusetts Superintendent
Boston, MA
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Chi Kim
Chi Kim
CEO Pure Edge + CASEL Board Member
Boston, MA
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Lee Hark
Lee Hark
Head of School, GreenHill School + Former Assistant HOS Durham Academy
Dallas, TX
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Pamela Davis
Pamela Davis
Makerspace Facilitator, Richland 2 School District
Columbia, South Carolina
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Randle Charles
Randle Charles
Haudenosaunee Member (Iroquois Confederacy)
Artist, Indian American Institute of Art
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Max McGee
Max McGee
Co-Founder and COO, Center for Success for High Need Schools and Former Illinois State Superintendent
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Research & Design Advisors

Dr. Susie Wise
Dr. Susie Wise
Founder
Stanford's K12 Lab + Adjunct Professor Stanford d.school
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Vicki Zakrzewski
Vicki Zakrzewski
Education Director
UC Berkeley Greater Good Science Center
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Kendall Cotton Bronk, Ph.D
Kendall Cotton Bronk, Ph.D
Director
Claremont Adolescent Moral Development Lab
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Heather Malin, Ph.D
Heather Malin, Ph.D
Director
Stanford Center on Adolescence
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Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D.
Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D.
Honorary Principal Fellow
The University of Melbourne’s Centre for Wellbeing Science
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Murat Ozturk
Murat Ozturk
Data Scientist
Rutgers University
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