Christina Greenberg is passionate about helping entrepreneurial education organizations find, hire and support high-quality talent to most effectively work with the people and communities they serve. See more
She has spent two decades in the public sphere working in nonprofit management, human capital development, public policy analysis, and electoral politics. Christina’s talent practice has focused on: the creation and implementation of strategies for effective candidate recruitment and selection; executive search for schools and innovative education nonprofits; and organizational design and change management planning.
Before co-founding Edgility Consulting, Christina was the Founder and Principal of Redwood Circle Consulting, another talent management firm. She was the Director of Admissions and Strategic Partnerships for New Leaders' California operation from 2006-2010 where she led the recruitment, selection, and placement of Resident Principals and managed efforts to establish and maintain strategic partnerships for the Bay Area region. Before New Leaders, Christina was the VP, Programs and Development for RISE, working to recruit and retain high quality teachers in schools serving low-income students. She also worked on a 1998 U.S. Senate campaign, served as the Program Officer for the Streisand Foundation, and was a budget policy analyst and researcher for government agencies. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from UCLA and a Master in Public Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University.
Christina lives in Oakland, CA with her family. She has been a long-time board member for Lighthouse Community Public Schools.
Kevin Bryant believes that hiring well is good for business and great for culture. In the battle for top talent, he is passionate about helping schools and nonprofits to compete and win. See more
Kevin brings many years of recruitment management and outreach strategy experience from his work supporting low-income schools and nonprofits. As the Director of Recruitment for Uncommon Schools, Kevin co-led a team of 21 recruiters that annually hired 900+ teachers, principals, and business support staff. In 2016, Kevin was selected as an "Emerging Human Capital Leader" in education: a year-long fellowship headed by Education Pioneers and the Urban Schools Human Capital Academy. Prior to joining Uncommon Schools, Kevin was the Regional Director of Outreach for Parents for Educational Freedom in Raleigh, NC, where he advocated for expanded school options for low-income families.
Kevin holds a Masters in Public Administration from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, concentrating in Public Policy, and a bachelor's degree in Marketing from Winston-Salem State University.
Serena Moy’s career has encompassed over 15 years of human resources experience in the private, public and non-profit sectors, and her true passion is working for start-up and mission-driven organizations. See more
In her first foray in the education non-profit world, she served as the Director of Human Resources at the KIPP Foundation during a period of intense growth for the organization. In this capacity, she managed the talent acquisition function for the entire Foundation staff, which included offices in San Francisco, Chicago and New York.
Serena has worked as a consultant, specializing in talent management and talent recruitment for various educational non-profit organizations. Her client list includes, Great Schools, Citizen Schools, Education Pioneers, Koya Partners, New Leaders, Alpha Public Schools, Partnership for Los Angeles Schools, Oakland Schools Foundation and Peer Health Exchange. Serena is excited to continue working on projects that will help all children receive the highest quality of education.
Serena has a Bachelors of Art in Sociology and a Minor in Education from the University of California, Davis and a MPA from New York University, specializing in non-profit and public management. In her spare time, Serena enjoys doing all things with her husband and two sons which includes outdoor activities and spending time at home and with friends.
Autumn Colon as a marketing and operations professional who grew up in New York City is excited to support Edgility in its unique mission to match exceptional talent with innovative organizations in the education sector. See more
Autumn is passionate about working with organizations that have committed to creating a space for diverse leadership. Previously Autumn worked in operations and marketing for a Luxury Real Estate Company and a top performing Charter network in Brooklyn, NY. She also owns and operates a women’s lifestyle brand called She’s A Wreck, which highlights the reality of millennial motherhood, mental health awareness, self-care, and love. Autumn earned her B.A from St. John’s University in Public Relations.
Her role encompasses marketing and strategic planning, recruiting operations, systems management, research, communication, and outreach. Autumn enjoys baking newly developed recipes, running 5k’s and helping women live out their true passion by discovering who they are beyond the title of “mom”.
Angelica is deeply passionate about partnering with organizations to develop their biggest asset: their people. She has worked with nonprofit and private sector organizations big and small, locally and globally, to unlock human potential and foster a culture of learning, collaboration, and inclusion. See more
She is recognized for her ability to forge strong relationships built on trust and design learning experiences to motivate others to learn, reflect, and excel. Obsessed with all matters related to diversity, equity and inclusion, she loves to strategize about ways to develop talent and build teams and systems to optimize performance. Angelica believes it will take bold action to attract, develop, and retain diverse talent, and is energized by working with teams and organizations ready to embrace this commitment.
Before joining Edgility, Angelica consulted with organizations in the areas of recruitment and selection and culturally responsive learning experience design. She has also managed inclusion & diversity initiatives at a global professional services firm and served as a regional lead and learning & development officer at an education nonprofit in Malaysia. She began her career in the classroom as an English as a second language teacher. Having traveled and lived internationally, Angelica feels at home in more than one culture and place. She currently lives in Brooklyn, NY, but she loves to explore familiar and new corners of the world, including her native Peru. In her spare time, she enjoys doing yoga, hiking in Upstate NY, and indulging in dark chocolate treats and controversial fruits like durian and jackfruit.
Olivia Smarr is an experienced educator and advocate for social justice and equity, with a deep passion for working on education reform and community organizing. In her role at Edgility, Olivia brings a unique lens to identifying robust pools of prospective candidates for our searches. See more
She understands the importance of having culturally competent school leaders committed to excellence, and her approach to education and social justice incorporates an emphasis on the holistic wellbeing of communities. Olivia believes that all students deserve to be in educational environments that provide them with an excellent academic experience, and also support their communities, encourage them to embrace their identities, and foster their personal growth and development.
In addition to her several years of experience working as an educator, Olivia has an extensive background in community organizing, public policy research, and arts education. Before joining Edgility Consulting, Olivia served as the Director of Operations and School Programs for Transcend Academy where she coordinated SAT preparation programs for local schools. Prior to this, Olivia was a Program Associate at New America, a public policy think tank, where she co-led an innovative research program analyzing how policy institutions engage with the communities in which they are located. Olivia has also led various economic and reproductive justice campaigns as a community organizer. Olivia received her Bachelor of Science in Science, Technology & Society from Stanford University in 2014. In addition to being a dedicated educator and recruiter, Olivia is a trained dancer, specializing in dance traditions of the African diaspora.. As someone with a background in both the arts and STEM fields, Olivia loves exploring the connections that exist between the arts and the sciences, and believes that creativity is a core component of learning.
Allison Wyatt is passionate about building sustainable, momentum-building talent practices in organizations committed to game-changing innovations that lead to exceptional, scalable results for all students. See more
She is committed to building the capacity of these organizations to drive organizational performance with rigorous data practices, efficient systems, and best in class people practices.
Allison’s experience spans both the for-profit and nonprofit sectors. Prior to launching Edgility Allison built and scaled a Human Capital consulting practice at a national retained executive search firm. In addition, she has served as a talent executive in a national, rapidly growing education reform organization as the Vice President of Human Capital for Education Pioneers. In this role, Allison was responsible for building the organization’s HR department from the ground up to fuel the growth of the organization’s operating budget and staff by over 500%. Allison began her career at a subsidiary of Time Warner where she led the company’s college recruiting program and provided HR support to the international, sales and marketing, and business development units.
Allison received her master's degree in Business Administration from The MIT Sloan School of Management and her Bachelor of Arts in East Asian Studies from Wesleyan University.
Ron Rapatalo’s career vision is coaching, connecting and inspiring others to find their best selves through healthier living, increased mindfulness/interconnection and stronger intention/strategy. See more
In his spare time, he loves spending time with his wife Shanita and baby Sofia, whether it's watching reality TV, enjoying Family Feud, or devouring favorite movies/shows on Netflix. He's also an avid yoga practitioner, meditator and kick-boxer. A native New Yorker, he's a rabid New York Yankees and New York Giants fan.
Clair Clauson has a life-long respect for teachers and school administrators and is excited to support Edgility in its unique mission to match exceptional talent with innovative organizations in the education sector. See more
After pursuing various studies ranging from Music History to Environmental Justice at Oberlin College, Clair obtained her degree in French from the University of Colorado. She traveled extensively before landing back in her hometown of Denver, where she served as the Director of Admissions and Housing at an international English language school.
For the past several years, Clair has helped coordinate search and talent strategy projects for school districts and community organizations alike. Her role encompasses back end operations, human resources, database maintenance, research, technical support, and communications. Clair loves hot yoga and in her spare time when she's not chasing around her toddler, she enjoys singing with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra Chorus.
Jamiah E. Hargins’ career goal is to connect people to each other. As a Search Consultant, he executes strategic recruitment engagements focused around the education and non-profit areas. See more
Previously Jamiah served as Associate Director of Recruitment and Selection for The Broad Center, where he executed upon a nationwide search for mid-career professionals transitioning to the education sector. He also owns and operates a startup called Wing, which helps singles meet each other more naturally. Previously, he served as Director of Casa do Caminho, a social enterprise in Rio de Janeiro, leading all management aspects of the business. Jamiah earned his M.P.A. from Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs, and his B.A. from the University of Chicago.
In his free time, Jamiah enjoys reading philosophy texts and is an active member of the racquetball community.
Jennifer Svendsen is a researcher at heart and she uses her 15+ years of experience to drive Edgility’s benefits and compensation research and analysis. See more
Having worked in an area that is grossly undercompensated and where wages and benefits are a hot topic she understands the importance of fair pay practices to employee satisfaction and performance.
Jennifer graduated with a B.A. from Wesleyan University before pursuing her Ph.D. at Harvard University. Upon completion of her Ph.D. she moved to London where she worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the non-profit Cancer Research UK. At Harvard and Cancer Research UK her research was focused on elucidating the underlying mechanisms of cancer. In addition to her work at non-profit organizations, Jennifer has also worked with several early stage start-ups and has acted as a mentor to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing careers in STEM. After nearly 20 years as a bench scientist, Jennifer has found the shift to HR based research to be refreshing. It has tested her ability to apply old skills to a new subject area, which has been engaging and at times challenging but wholly enjoyable.
Jennifer loves horseback riding having competed in show jumping and cross-country competitions since her time at Wesleyan. She is also the mother of two beautiful energetic little girls.
Zachary Harr believes in the power of working with mission-driven organizations that are urgent about creating equitable and sustainable talent systems when recruiting for a given role. See more
Zachary has spent more than six years supporting low-income schools and nonprofits, both as a middle school teacher with Teach For America and through many unique recruitment roles. As an Associate Director of Recruitment at Uncommon Schools, Zachary co-led the sourcing and selection of teachers and school leaders for Uncommon’s 54 schools across six regions. Most recently, Zachary worked as an independent recruitment consultant, executing detailed outreach and selection strategies.
Zachary currently lives in Pittsburgh, PA. In his spare time, you can find him desperately rooting for the Pittsburgh Pirates and spending time with his family and friends. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Nonfiction Writing from the University of Pittsburgh and an MPA from New York University’s Wagner School of Public Service, specializing in Nonprofit Management and Policy.