Tina Weber, CEO
ADMISSIONS AND INTERVIEW STRATEGIST
Tina develops admission application strategies and coaches students to create strong, compelling profiles that showcase / demonstrate their unique strengths in their applications. She is passionate about coaching students to become the best version of themselves.
Tina is also passionate about education. In addition to teaching Entrepreneurship at Tufts University’s School of Engineering, Tina also runs the Derby Entrepreneurship Center’s Tufts Venture Accelerator. She had also previously conducted college admissions interviews for Tufts University and also collaborated with the Admissions Office. For over 10 years, she has interviewed many applicants and has also coached college students in crafting the perfect resumes.Prior to academia, she spent the majority of her career in Consulting and Technology startups, working with enterprise clients such as General Motors, American Airlines, RCI, Gilt Groupe, and Citizens Bank.
In her often nonexistent spare time, Tina enjoys reading, writing, and listening to music. She is passionate about cooking, chocolate, art, cars, and learning new things.
Amy Garbis, COO
ESSAY STRATEGIST AND COACH
Amy has helped many students craft successful, creative college application essays and personal statements that work. With her help, her students have gained admissions at colleges such as The University of Chicago, Harvard University, Harvard Divinity School, Brown, NYU, UC San Diego, Carnegie Mellon, Johns Hopkins, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Northeastern, Babson and Emory University among others.
Amy has over 20 years experience in teaching. She received an undergraduate degree in English literature, post undergraduate degree and certification for Secondary Education, and a MS in Human Resource Development (i.e. pedagogy, instructional design, training, and motivation theory), the latter taking her into corporate training design, development and implementation. She has worked for Fortune 500 companies including pharmaceuticals, human resource, and technology companies.
In her spare time, Amy enjoys fine wine, days at the beach with her family, and spends her spare time baking, biking and outdoors. She also believes in life-long learning.
VANZETTA EVANS, CMO
Vanzetta Evans is a strategic communications expert and an accomplished former journalist.
For nearly 15 years, Evans wrote and produced for local and national media outlets in New York, New England, and Georgia. She was as a television producer, digital news producer, and an editor for a top-rated local news website.
Since leaving the news reporting world, Evans has used her writing skills to promote education. She has worked in marketing and communications for Sylvan
Learning Centers, Morehouse College, and Morehouse School of Medicine. Additionally, Evans has served on the Public Relations and Communications Committee for the Atlanta University Center and as the Chair of the Marketing and Communications Committee for the Syracuse University Alumni Club of Atlanta.
A Massachusetts native, Evans now resides just outside Atlanta. She
holds a B.A. in Public Policy and an M.A. in Broadcast Journalism from Syracuse University. In her free time, Evans enjoys the arts, cheering for her Boston sports teams, and supporting her beloved alma mater. She was also voted Best Aunt in the World by her six nieces and nephews and has the mug to prove it.
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