More than 90% of NMSI’s full-time and part-time employees are current or former educators who have served their schools and communities from the classroom to the district office. 

Join Our Team

NMSI is dedicated to hiring and supporting outstanding and passionate staff to meet our mission. We are growing because education and community leaders see the transformative results our programs achieve in schools across the country

Bring NMSI to My School

Transform your school culture with the best teacher training and resources.

Leadership Team

Jeremy Anderson
Chief Executive Officer

Nichole Austion
Public Affairs

Paul Duchene
Chief Operating Officer

Thomas Lawson
Business Development

Stacy Miles

Brenda Neuman-Sheldon
Program Research & Evalution

Michelle Stie
Program Design & Innovation

Lindsey Stringer
Technology & Business Operations

Ashleigh Thomas
 Programs Success




Staff Directors

 Lucy Berrier Matheson
Government Relations

Dave Celotto
Program Design & Innovation

Andrew Dowhaniuk
Talent Operations

Kelly Duvall
 Program Success

Deyanira Fontalvo
Program Operations

Kenyada Gill
DEIJ & Talent Development

Romeo Hereau
Business Development

Stephen Jehl
Program Design & Innovation

Rockelle Morris
Business Development

Rayshaun Murray
Business Development

Sarah Oxford

Ken Sanes
Financial Planning & Analysis 

 Ajinder Singh
Technology Solutions

Jen Stancil
Business Development
Belinda Thomas
Business Operations



Board of Directors

Our board of directors, comprising national leaders in business, education and science, play a critical role in shaping NMSI’s strategic plans and ensuring that we’re positioned to meet our ambitious goals.

Shirley Malcom, Ph.D.
Senior Advisor and Director, SEA Change
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Dr. David E. Chavez
Los Alamos National Laboratory

Tom Finke
Adara Acquisition Corporation

Reynold "Pete" Mooney
Board Chair, Project Hope
Retired Deloitte Principal

Ron Ottinger
Executive Director
STEM Next Opportunity Fund

Mary Ann Rankin, Ph.D.
University of Maryland

Susan Sclafani
Vice President, Programs
Forum for World Education

Devang Soni
Transformation & Technology Consulting
Drive Growth | Ventures

Philip Sprick
VP, Human Resources
Service Corporation International

Board of Advisors

Sharif El-Mekki 
Center for Black Educator Development  

Dr. Nancy S. Grasmick
Presidental Scholar
Towson University

Dr. Bernard A. Harris, Jr. 
President & CEO
Vesalius Ventures 

Carlos Romero 
Industry Mentor
Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering at University of Chicago