Our Leadership

TNTP's 17-person leadership team brings to the organization over 150 years of collective experience in education and organizational management. Their experience as education policy experts, as executives, and as public school teachers guides them in shaping the organization's goals, services and strategy.

Daniel Weisberg

Daniel Weisberg

Chief Executive Officer Dan oversees all aspects of TNTP’s operations, strategy and growth.

Karolyn Belcher

Karolyn Belcher

President Karolyn oversees TNTP’s projects and programs.

Amanda Kocon

Amanda Kocon

Executive Vice President, Strategy & Emerging Services Amanda shapes TNTP's long-term strategy and pilots new services.

Lara Oerter

Lara Oerter

Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Operations Lara oversees TNTP’s financial functions, sustainability strategy and technology services.

Layla Avila

Layla Avila

Chief of Staff and Executive Vice President, Strategic Projects Layla leads TNTP's efforts to expand and broaden our services, reach and impact.

Ariela Rozman

Ariela Rozman

Special Adviser to the CEO Ari is supporting TNTP's new CEO, Dan Weisberg.

Timothy Daly

Timothy Daly

Special Adviser to the President Timothy is supporting TNTP's new President, Karolyn Belcher.

Ana Menezes

Ana Menezes

VP, Teacher Training Ana oversees the implementation of TNTP’s teacher recruitment and training programs.

Crystal Harmon

Crystal Harmon

VP, Strategy & Operations Crystal ensures that TNTP can operate effectively.

David Keeling

David Keeling

VP, Communications David enables TNTP to articulate its ideas clearly and communicate them widely.

Dottie Smith

Dottie Smith

VP, Expansion and Training Dottie oversees teacher training and business development strategy.

Jennifer Mulhern

Jennifer Mulhern

VP, Assessment and Evaluation Jennifer oversees TNTP's efforts to recruit, train and certify great teachers.

Lesley Guggenheim

Lesley Guggenheim

VP, Strategy & Recruitment Lesley helps TNTP shape teacher training policy and recruit and select top teachers.

Linda Payson

Linda Payson

VP, Technology Linda oversees strategy and development for TNTP’s technology services.

Rasheed Meadows

Rasheed Meadows

Vice President Rasheed leads TNTP's efforts to develop and implement effective academic strategies across school systems.

Tequilla Banks

Tequilla Banks

VP, Strategy, Systems & Policy Tequilla leads TNTP's work to ensure districts and states are fully supporting great teaching.

Victoria Van Cleef

Victoria Van Cleef

VP, Talent Management Victoria helps school leaders build and manage strong teaching teams.

Anne Harris

Executive Vice President, Talent & Culture Anne leads the organization’s efforts to attract, recruit and retain a diverse and talented staff.

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