Amanda Antico is a social entrepreneur and consultant with vast experience as an educational and organizational development strategist. Amanda is is also a veteran of marketing and business development.Her more than 30 years of career experience is devoted to creating and sustaining entrepreneurial and innovative communities. Amanda began her career as a Director at AAHE, expanding the TLT Roundtable program to 700 universities around the country. After earning a doctorate in social impact Amanda has taken a consistent, theory-meets-practice, evidence-based approach to innovative impact. She has founded, cofounded, and led multiple social-impact organizations, including two public benefit corporations (PBCs). She has a deep, abiding confidence in the ability of economic enterprise to drive societal change, and has helped dozens of companies pursue their goals with discipline and purpose.
In 2015, Amanda founded EvolvED Global: a competency based education company that connects and educates impact investors, academic talent, practitioners, and experienced mentors to substantially increase the success rate of social enterprises. In her role at EvolvED Consulting, which is the consulting side of EvolvED, she leads a team of social engineers who serve as the market catalyst to connect the doers, educators and policy makers from both the for-profit and nonprofit community with one another.
Emily has been with EvolvED since its inception. She is currently a project manager, keeping projects on task, within scope, cultivating positive relationships, and providing the highest quality deliverables for our clients. She is known to be a driving force for the team in “getting things done.” In addition, Emily manages the growing operations of EvolvED. She has a unique combination of career experiences in the fields of education (children through adult), non-profit, legal, consulting, defense contracting, and local government. Emily graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Advertising & Public Relations.
Dr. Portia Pusey provides research development services to improve organizational capacity. She has published works relating to her work operating and evaluating educational/outreach activities, mapping curriculum to national workforce frameworks, and developing and validating instruments that assess proficiency and aligns competencies with job performance requirements. Her thorough research skills also provide detailed funding analyses for organizations, guide evidence-based decision making, vision development, and improved learning outcomes.
Amy brings over 12 years of production and instructional design experience to EvolvED. Working with top publishers and online universities, Amy is a specialist in production cycles, learning management systems, eLearning development, learning taxonomy, and assessment development. Drawing on her previous experience in the Finance industry and owning her own business, Amy excels at understanding business needs, implementing strategy, and addressing and solving technical issues.
Samantha serves as the graphic designer working to create visuals that communicate each client’s needs quickly and efficiently. She assists in bridging the creative gap so clients can visualize their next steps and ultimately reach their full potential. Working as a freelance designer the heart of Samantha’s work is to help a variety of diverse clients craft their brand’s story in a meaningful way. Aiming to enhance, empower, and educate through quality design.
Rohan has been with EvolvED since 2017 starting as an Analyst and working his way up to the Associate level. He has crafted a successful career around strategic partnerships and collaboration through multiple verticals including Investment Banking and Healthcare Technology. Rohan earned a MBA from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a concentration in Corporate Finance and Healthcare. He graduated from American University Magna Cum Laude with a degree in International Relations and Economics, where he was a Dean’s fellow and Division I Athlete.
Termeh’s passion is innovation and organizational transformation. She has more than 20 years of experience developing frameworks to analyze markets, vet strategies, and assess organizational effectiveness. Throughout her career, she has helped executive teams bridge the gap between “here” and “there.” Her love for solving puzzles has led her from technology companies such as AOL to nascent start-ups such as Academic Benchmarks to established Fortune 500 organizations such as Sallie Mae, to leading nonprofits such as National Geographic Society where she managed a portfolio of 11 award-winning impact programs covering diverse topics from conservation to genetics.
Termeh is an advisor to individuals and organizations globally, helping them transform by using innovation frameworks and scalable practices to develop new offerings, establish new teams or secure new sources of funding.
Termeh earned a Master’s degree from Georgetown University’s Communication, Culture and Technology program, where her work focused on the intersection of society and technology. She holds a B.A. from George Washington University’s Elliott School, where she was a GWU scholar. She currently serves on the board of Wildlife Direct, a Kenyan based conservation nonprofit, and IACC, a small community-based nonprofit located in Vienna, VA.
Eliza loves education and learning. She has 20 years of experience in education, as a teacher, school and learning designer, researcher, and higher education and business leader in Massachusetts, New York, and California. Her work has focused on reimagining and unlocking learning for all ages at public and charter schools, education nonprofits, top universities, and a range of start-up, mid-size and Fortune 500 companies. With her experience in K-12, higher education, and professional learning, she has deep insights about each of these education spaces and how connecting strengths across these spaces could transform learning for all ages.
She holds a PhD in Curriculum and Teacher Education from Stanford University, a MAT in Secondary Biology from Duke University, and a BA in biology from Middlebury College. She lives with her husband in Concord, MA with their son, daughter, and hilarious black lab, River. Last, but not least, she loves doing anything outdoors in any season!
EvolvED has a cadre of consultants who work closely with us on our project and assist in adding elements to our periodic table. We pay special attention to matching skills and personality of our team members with our clients evolving needs as they navigate the Social Entrepreneurial Terrain. EvolvED consultants all hold Masters or Doctorate degrees and are dedicated to living by the same values and principles that EvolvED practices every day. To learn more about our consultant selection process or to join the list of qualified consultants, please contact Amanda at firstname.lastname@example.org