John Robert Hall, Ed.DChief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
Dr. Hall has been integrally involved in the education management, direct response, and customer relationship management industries since 1992. At G2 Direct Response Services, Dr. Hall developed...
John Robert Hall, Ed.D / CEO & Co-Founder
Dr. Hall has been integrally involved in the education management, direct response, and customer relationship management industries since 1992. At G2 Direct Response Services, Dr. Hall developed and oversaw a professional sales organization that transformed G2 into a leading provider of high-end direct response marketing and corporate outsourcing solutions to high-profile call center clients, including Gemstar-TV Guide, Time Warner Cable, the Walt Disney Company, and Sony Pictures.
In 1998, John co-founded Greenwood Hall. With locations across the country and over 150 employees, the Company has become a market leader in supporting universities throughout the United States in all areas of the student life cycle including recruitment, student experience, retention, learning outcomes, and financial aid advising. As Greenwood Hall’s CEO, John is a sought-after leader in the education management space. He possesses an unparalleled knowledge of the marketplace coupled with an ability to innovate, extensive industry relationships, and a substantial educational background. John is also a respected business leader, successfully incubating and spinning off other well-known education, high value companies including enCircle Media (now US Interactive Media).
John is a trusted advisor to university presidents across the country in the areas of sustainability, the future of higher education, enrollment management, new markets, overcoming institutional resistance to change, and school turnarounds. He has also been a distinguished speaker for groups including the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, United States Distance Learning Association, and The Education Alliance. Industry financial analysts, as well as leading authors who write about the higher education marketplace, have also relied upon his unique knowledge of the space. Further, John has published work in the area of higher education oversight as it relates to accreditation, federal, and market regulation.
Education is not only a profession for John, but also a lifelong passion. He serves on the Board of Trustees of Roosevelt University in Chicago and has mentored college-ready high school students at the Roybal Education Center in Downtown Los Angeles since 2010. John, a dedicated lifelong learner holds a B.A. in Political Science and an M.B.A. from Pepperdine University, as well as a Doctorate of Education from the University of Southern California.
In addition to his work and education, John is a published author and inspirational speaker about Autism and the education of children with special needs. He has been prominently featured on radio and television appearances on ABC, CBS, and FOX. John has spoken nationally to thousands of parents, educators, therapists, and kids/young adults recovering from Autism. Speaking engagements have included major fundraisers, community support groups, therapeutic service providers, school district administrators, universities, service organizations, and a major Ted event.
Josh CagePresident, Education Solutions
Mr. Cage brings more than ten years of executive experience in higher education to Greenwood Hall, with an outstanding track record in operational efficiency, effective customer service...
Josh Cage / Executive Vice President, Operations
Mr. Cage brings more than ten years of executive experience in higher education to Greenwood Hall, with an outstanding track record in operational efficiency, effective customer service and astute financial management.
His metrics-oriented approach to process management has resulted in a 15% increase in course completion rates, increased transfer conversions, and record-setting start rates in his previous situations.
He has served as Regional VP at South University and Director of Admissions at Argosy University, both of Phoenix, Ariz., and Director of Operations and Finance at the University of Phoenix.
Mr, Cage holds a B.S. in Business and Management (with honors) from the University of Phoenix.
Bill BradfieldExecutive Vice President, Strategic Partnerships
Mr. Bradfield has more than 40 years of executive experience in the software, professional services and telecommunications industries. From 2003 to 2013 he served as Founder and CEO of Perceptis...
Bill Bradfield / Executive Vice President, Business Development
Mr. Bradfield has more than 40 years of executive experience in the software, professional services and telecommunications industries. From 2003 to 2013 he served as Founder and CEO of Perceptis, Inc., a leading independent provider of customer support services to higher education. He previously served as the CEO of Advantage Communications, Inc., a consulting firm that specializes in the strategic use of information technology. Since the late 1980s, Mr. Bradfield has led seven enterprises that have capitalized on mobility and technology trends and realized growth through innovative strategic partnerships and sound management and execution.
At Greenwood Hall, Mr. Bradfield will be a key contributor towards building Greenwood Hall’s student service, retention and reengagement solution client base, as well as playing a key role in strategic planning and execution.
He holds an A.B. in Economics from Lafayette College.
Jason BurrellVice President of Operations
Mr. Burrell brings over 20 years of higher education experience to Greenwood Hall. He has a proven track record of incorporating data to drive operational decisions, while...
Jason Burrell / Vice President of Operations
Mr. Burrell brings over 20 years of higher education experience to Greenwood Hall. He has a proven track record of incorporating data to drive operational decisions, while keeping the focus on providing exceptional student service. His ability to capture and interpret data and then translate the data into actions that improve service creates an environment that improves key metrics such as completion rates, retention rates and student satisfaction. It also creates efficiencies and insight that generate an improved ROI for clients.
Mr. Burrell has extensive experience leading operations in an educational environment. He has held positions overseeing financial aid, student service, International Student Support and prior to joining Greenwood Hall, was the VP of Student Services for the University of Phoenix.
Mr. Burrell holds an MBA and a MAED, with an emphasis in adult learning and distance education. He also has a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Business Administration.
Larry KarcherVice President, Business Development
Mr. Karcher has over ten years of higher education management experience developing and leading enrollment management and retention teams at higher education institutions and on behalf ...
Larry Karcher / Senior Director, Enrollment Services
Mr. Karcher has over ten years of higher education management experience developing and leading enrollment management and retention teams at higher education institutions and on behalf of Greenwood Hall client institutions.
Mr. Karcher has a proven track record in exceeding established recruitment and retention performance goals while creating an exceptional and positive student experience. He has dedicated his career to helping and motivating individuals, first as a behavioral therapist, later at Education Management Corporation in their online higher education division and now at Greenwood Hall.
Mr. Karcher has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh.
Bryan HaleDirector of Business Development
Mr. Hale has experience in appraisal, client management, and business development. Most recently Mr. Hale held business development roles at Mobile Cause and...
Bryan Hale / Director of Business Development
Mr. Hale has experience in appraisal, client management, and business development. Most recently Mr. Hale held business development roles at Mobile Cause and Survey Sampling International where he developed strong partnerships with Qualtrics Labs and JD Power and Associates.
Bryan earned his B.A. Communication Studies from California State – Northridge and his MBA from California Lutheran University.
Kelly AgpawaDirector of Administration
Ms. Agpawa is the premier point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the CEO. She also serves as a liaison to the board of advisors and...
Kelly Agpawa / Director of Administration
Ms. Agpawa is the premier point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the CEO. She also serves as a liaison to the board of advisors and senior management, actively facilitating all manner of correspondence and communications crucial to the success of the organization.
In addition to providing high-level support to the CEO and executive team, she also oversees a variety of special projects and strategic initiatives critical to Company growth and development. She has extensive institutional knowledge of Greenwood Hall, making her an invaluable resource to the leadership team and trusted advisor on all types of organizational matters.
Ms. Agpawa holds a B.A. in Sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Tim BorisChief Operations Officer/General Counsel
Mr. Boris has more than twenty years experience working with private and public companies, assisting CEOs and leading executive management teams to drive a company’s vision...
Tim Boris / Chief Operations Officer / General Counsel
Mr. Boris has more than twenty years experience working with private and public companies, assisting CEOs and leading executive management teams to drive a company’s vision.
He also has extensive M&A, securities, litigation, financial modeling, corporate governance and financing experience. Mr. Boris previously served as President and General Counsel for publicly traded SpendSmart Networks and Diffusion Pharmaceuticals, where he led operations and restructures resulting in capital raises in excess of $40 million dollars.
Mr. Boris also serves as an adjunct professor at Santa Barbara City College and serves on several boards of directors. He received a Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business and a Juris Doctorate from the University of San Diego School of Law.
Shane CobbExecutive Vice President, People & Strategy
Mr. Cobb brings over 25 years of human resource leadership experience to Greenwood Hall with experience at firms such as Confluence Outdoor, Baker & Taylor, 02HR, Common......
Shane Cobb / Executive Vice President, People & Strategy
Mr. Cobb brings over 25 years of human resource leadership experience to Greenwood Hall with experience at firms such as Confluence Outdoor, Baker & Taylor, 02HR, Common Paymaster and Dixon Ticonderoga. He is an innovative and highly accomplished human resources professional with a proven track record as a key contributor to the executive team, as a consensus builder and leader of strategic talent management and organizational effectiveness initiatives aligned with business goals. He has proven expert qualifications in all HR disciplines, mergers and acquisition integration, safety and risk management, productivity improvement and cost reduction. He is recognized for innovative leadership and counsel in transitioning under-performing organizations into top producers and guiding other organizations through accelerated growth and national market expansion.
Mr. Cobb has a Bachelor’s of Science in Communications/Public Relations from Georgia Southern University and a Master’s of Science in Organization Development from Texas Tech University.
David RudermanExecutive Vice President, Business Development
Mr. Ruderman has more than 25 years of education and direct marketing experience, including 10 years as Chief Marketing Officer at Chapman University...
David Ruderman / Executive Vice President, Strategic Partnerships
Mr. Ruderman has more than 25 years of education and direct marketing experience, including 10 years as Chief Marketing Officer at Chapman University. At Chapman, he oversaw marketing, lead generation and publications for Chapman’s Orange, California based graduate programs and for University College (now Brandman University), Chapman’s network of 25 adult student focused campuses in California and Washington. He was a member of the enrollment management leadership team including financial aid, registrar, publications and admissions.
Prior to Chapman University, Mr. Ruderman oversaw direct marketing, product development and customer service at United Ad Label, a business-to-business direct marketing firm serving numerous verticals including the health care and video industries.
Mr. Ruderman oversees strategy development and strategic partnerships at Greenwood Hall. He has a Bachelor’s and Master’s in Business with a specialization in marketing from California State University, Northridge. He joined Greenwood Hall in 2009.
Laura SennVice President, Education Partnerships
A native Alabamian, Laura Senn brings organizational start up experience, client relationship and project management expertise from several Fortune 500 organizations including Xerox...
Daniel Werner / Controller
Mr. Werner has more than 17 years of financial management experience, including serving as the Business Manager of the LA Weekly & OC Weekly, where he was responsible for the daily operations and financial performance for the largest weekly alternative newspaper in the United States.
Prior to the publication business he served as Cash Management/Assistant Controller at Public Storage managing more than fifteen hundred properties whereby maximizing cash flows, increasing operational efficiency, and instituting effective management policies.
Mr. Werner oversees all accounting functions including working with Greenwood Hall’s outside accountants on SEC filings of 10-Q and 10-K financials. He joined Greenwood Hall in 2015.
Mr. Werner was born and raised in Houston, Texas and attended Sam Houston State University and went on to receive a Business degree in Accounting. Mr. Werner moved to Los Angeles in 1987 and passed the CPA exam in 1989. Mr. Werner is a fitness enthusiast including cycling.
Christopher CampbellDirector of Business Development
Originally from Southern California, Mr. Campbell has been working in higher education for the past decade in various capacities in private institutions for both for-profit and...
Christopher Campbell / Director of Business Development
Originally from Southern California, Mr. Campbell has been working in higher education for the past decade in various capacities in private institutions for both for-profit and non-profit universities.
Most recently serving as the Director of Military Affairs for Keiser University out of Florida, where he oversaw the benefits processing, student support and compliance for the university’s military and Veteran student population. Mr. Campbell has also worked in financial aid, enrollment and retention support and understands the vast complexities facing education institutions regarding the student experience.
Prior to working in higher education, Mr. Campbell worked for Belkin International Inc. in business development and account management and managed multi-million dollar national retail accounts as well as new business development in the United States and Canada.
Mr. Campbell is a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps and earned his Bachelor’s degree in American History from American Public University.
Anastasia BanksDirector of Marketing
Ms. Banks is based out of our Phoenix, AZ office and works with the business development team as well as operations. Her primary focus is brand and...
Anastasia Banks / Director of Marketing
Ms. Banks is based out of our Phoenix, AZ office and works with the business development team as well as operations. Her primary focus is brand and marketing outreach initiatives and proposal project management. Anastasia believes that the services Greenwood Hall provides students and institutions to be the innovative change needed in higher education.
Ms. Banks has worked in higher education for 7+ years in several roles that span the entire student lifecycle and beyond. Ms. Banks started her marketing career by launching the branding firm ACB Media and built the digital brands and footprints for sports organizations and amateur and professional athletes. She has driven numerous educational institutions towards advanced online brand management and social interaction and spearheaded the implementation of media engagement specialists with other co-sourcing organizations.
She is the 2015 ESPN Innovation Bowl winner where her fan engagement application was selected to be reviewed for implementation into the ESPN online platform. Ms. Banks is also a member of the Pi Beta Phi Sorority.
Ms. Banks holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Marketing and Media from Full Sail University.
Lianne CorbiereDirector of Accounting
Originally from Boston, Ms. Corbiere has over 25 years of accounting experience in the private and public accounting sectors. She has accounting leadership experience in the high tech...
Lianne Corbiere / Director of Accounting
Originally from Boston, Ms. Corbiere has over 25 years of accounting experience in the private and public accounting sectors. She has accounting leadership experience in the high tech, transportation, and healthcare industries, as well as more than 10 years experience in public accounting for corporate and tax. She has held corporate leadership roles at Premier B.H Inc., Total Transportation Services Inc., and CapeInternet, Inc.
Her accomplishments in private industry have been leading corporate accounting departments through 300% growth, and developing accounting procedures to encourage investment and lender assurance. She has had success in heading large scale projects in accounting system development, migration, and integration.
Ms. Corbiere rose rapidly through the ranks at Crabtree C.P.A. & Associates to lead the personal tax division and substantially increase the productivity of the firm by streamlining the workflow and internally train staff. Ms. Corbiere has a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting from University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth and an Associate’s of Science in Computer Information Systems from Cape Cod Community College.