Our Leadership

TNTP's 16-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.

Ariela Rozman

Ariela Rozman

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

Timothy Daly

Timothy Daly

President Tim leads TNTP’s efforts to amplify its impact through external engagement.

Daniel Weisberg

Daniel Weisberg

Executive Vice President & General Counsel Performance Management Dan leads TNTP’s work to help schools, districts and states support effective teaching.

Karolyn Belcher

Karolyn Belcher

Executive Vice President New Teacher Effectiveness Karolyn oversees all of TNTP’s work to recruit and train new teachers who get results.

Lara Oerter

Lara Oerter

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

Layla Avila

Layla Avila

Executive Vice President Partnerships Layla leads TNTP's efforts to expand and broaden our services, reach and impact.

Amanda Kocon

Amanda Kocon

VP, Emerging Services Performance Management Amanda explores and pilots new performance management services.

Ana Menezes

Ana Menezes

Vice President New Teacher Effectiveness Ana oversees the implementation of TNTP’s teacher recruitment and training programs.

Crystal Harmon

Crystal Harmon

VP, Strategy & Operations Performance Management Crystal ensures TNTP’s Performance Management Group can operate effectively.

David Keeling

David Keeling

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

Jennifer Mulhern

Jennifer Mulhern

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

Joanne Rencher

Joanne Rencher

VP, Human Capital Talent & Operations Joanne leads the organization’s efforts to attract, recruit and retain a diverse and talented staff.

Lesley Guggenheim

Lesley Guggenheim

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

Tequilla Banks

Tequilla Banks

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

Victoria Van Cleef

Victoria Van Cleef

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

Dottie Smith

VP, Expansion and Training New Teacher Effectiveness Dottie oversees business development strategy and teacher training work in TNTP’s New Teacher Effectiveness Group.

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