Neil Peterson
Founder, Chairman and CEO

Neil Peterson is a social entrepreneur. He has served in a variety of leadership positions in the public, private and non-profit sectors. He was … Read More

Terry Matsumoto

Terry Matsumoto founded Matsumoto Consulting LLC in 2014 to provide financial and administrative consulting to governmental and transit agencies and the private sector that … Read More

Jan Carruthers
Executive Director

Jan Carruthers has performed a wide range of functions for the Edge Foundation since 2012.  Previously, she was a Capitol Hill aide, serving as … Read More

Denise von Pressentin
Individual Coaching & Coach Matchmaker

Denise von Pressentin has a special ability to make matches between our students and our Edge Coaches.  She has performed this role with the … Read More

Rick Ackerly

Rick Ackerly
Academic Advisor

Rick Ackerly is a nationally recognized educator and speaker with 50 years of experience working in and for schools. With a master’s in education … Read More

Tony Armstrong

Tony Armstrong
Finance Director

Tony is first and foremost, an accountant. He has served as a Controller, CFO, Regulatory and Governmental Advocate, Sales Executive, Finance Director, University Lecturer … Read More

Edwin Vega

Edwin Vega
Senior Trainer & Fidelity Manager

Edwin Vega, is a Lead Trainer for Edge, and a Certified Executive & Leadership Development Coach and Facilitator. As a consultant, he serves as … Read More

Kevin Reeves

Kevin Reeves
Trainer & Fidelity Manager

As the North Carolina Fidelity Manager, Kevin Reeves’ job is fueled by a passion and desire to help students that has spanned the last … Read More

Ryan McCauley
Regional Director, Colorado

Ryan McCauley is an accomplished organizational leader, coach, and teacher with over two decades of experience empowering individuals and teams through complex changes while … Read More

Jerome Wyatt
Regional Director, Mississippi

Jerome Wyatt is a dedicated and accomplished community leader with extensive experience in mobilizing resources, leading teams, and managing large-scale projects. His career highlights … Read More

Nelson Garbutt

Nelson Garbutt
Fidelity Manager, Tacoma, WA

Nelson Garbutt is an Edge Fidelity Manager and has been assigned to six schools within Tacoma Public Schools. He helps support and ensure high … Read More


Brad Ward
Fidelity Manager, Riverside County, CA

Bradley K. Ward, ACC, is a coach and consultant whose 20 years in the nonprofit sector influenced his decision to become a coach. He … Read More

Deborah Rubin
Fidelity Manager, Southern CA

Deborah has over 20 years of experience as a Coach. She serves as the CEO and President of Rubin Resources Incorporated (RRI) which offers … Read More

Diane Roesch

Diane Roesch
Regional Manager, Western NY

Diane Roesch is a consultant and author who provides leadership development and executive coaching in the US and Canada. She specializes in the use … Read More

Natalie Carlson
Social Media Consultant

Natalie Carlson is a Western Washington University student pursuing an Interdisciplinary Major focusing on environmental sustainability. She is interested in creating meaningful content to … Read More

Anne Kalisek, Ed.D.

Dr. Anne Kalisek recently retired from Palm Springs Unified School District after 32 years of service.  Her positions include middle school assistant principal and … Read More

Wendy Reynoso

Wendy Renoso

With over 20 years experience in nonprofit education, Wendy Reynoso has a proven track record in management, leadership coaching, fundraising, strategic planning, and program … Read More