Meet the Team

Mark Reford

Mark Reford

CEO

Dr. Reford is a leading international educator with global experience in all aspects of primary and secondary education. Dr. Reford has published and been interviewed in many local, national and international media outlets on curricular and business trends in American and international education, including The Wall St. Journal, The Washington Post, NPR, Crains Business Journal New York, The Daily News, US News and NAIS Magazine.

Jason Shorbe

Jason Shorbe

Sr. Vice President

Jason Shorbe served in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Germany, deploying on several peacekeeping missions to Bosnia and Croatia. While studying history at The University of Arizona he worked in the Education Department at The Arizona Historical Society Museum, teaching Arizona and Spanish History to elementary students across the state. After earning his bachelor's degree in history, Mr. Shorbe went on to earn two master's degrees, one in elementary education and one in education leadership. Mr. Shorbe taught history and science at a private school in Tucson, Arizona and eventually served as an education director.