Advisory Board

College Interactive is supported by an amazing group of advisors who help guide the business mission

Michael Schell

Mike is the Associate Superintendent of Enrollment Management & Marketing for the Catholic Schools Office, Boston Archdiocese. Prior to this role, he was the Director of College Counseling and Enrollment Management for Catholic Memorial High School in Boston, and also at St Sebastian’s School in Needham, MA. Mike is also the Founder and Executive Director of The Cannonball Foundation which shapes lifelong learners and leaders through the joy of baseball. In partnership with a national network of NCAA and MLB coaches and players and college admissions leaders, Cannonball encourages student-athletes to embrace their strengths and purpose as a person-first, player second.

John Marcus

John has been in the higher education and financial aid sector for over 30 years. Most recently as the VP for Enrollment Services and Marketing at Dean College in Franklin, MA. He is also the former President of Nellie Mae, and formerly SVP for Business Development at TERI

Kathy Kountze

Kathy is the Global Chief Information Officer at Bose Corporation in Framingham, MA where she oversees the Information Tcchnology group for the business across the globe. She is also on the Board of Directors of Bombardier Recreational Products and The Children’s Place, and has served as the Chairperson of the Boston CIO Group for the last several years. Prior to Bose she was the CIO at DentaQuest, and Eversource Energy.

Reg Wilcox

Reg is the Executive Director; Rehabilitation Services at Brigham and Women’s Hospital; part of the Brigham & Women’s/Massachusetts General Hospital Sports Medicine Group. He is a  Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT); a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic PT (OCS); and a long time Soccer Referee & Coach.

Dr. Stacy Scott

Dr. Scott is the founder and President of Global Sustainable, a non-profit designed to support the development of social entrepreneurship, bringing mentors, technical support and funding for initiatives that are seeking to address global social problems with innovative solutions. Stacy holds 3 degrees from Harvard University: A Bachelors, and both a Masters and Doctorate degree in Counseling and Consulting Psychology

Paul Wharf

Paul is a former Trustee and Board Member at Merrimack College in Andover, MA. He has spent 30 years in the financial services industry, holding various senior-level positions with firms like Fidelity Investments, Alliance Bernstein, and Citizens Financial. He has been a guest speaker at many national conferences in the U.S. and abroad, discussing various financial and business growth topics. Paul’s passions have included mentoring in the junior achievement program, coaching youth hockey, and serving on various non-profit committees.

Tori Lane

Tori is the Varsity Lacrosse and Field Hockey Coach at Pentucket Regional High School
She was an NCAA Athlete competing on the Framingham State University Lacrosse team where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree.

Phil Black

Phil is the Founder and CEO of Prep Well Academy, a college counseling service in San Diego, CA. He is a Yale graduate where he competed at the varsity level as a NCAA Division 1 basketball player. Phil was also a Navy Seal, and holds his MBA from Harvard Business School. All three of his sons also compete at the Division 1 college level, two at Yale, and one who is deciding currently between Stanford University or the US Naval Academy.

Liane Blyn

Liane is the Director of Strength & Performance at Arizona State University, is a World Open Power Lifting Champion, and holds numerous National Power Lifting Titles.  She has served as a co-State Chair for the Massachusetts Powerlifting Commission.  Lian played Division 3 field hockey and softball at Endicott College, from which she holds a Bachelor’s Degree as well as a degree from Miami University. She did her graduate work at Northern Arizona University, and has been a strength and conditioning coach for the past 20 years.

Olivia Zitoli

Olivia is the Bridge Program Counselor at Millis High School in Massachusetts.  As a former NCAA athlete at Hobart William Smith College, Olivia knows all too well the challenges of academics and those of being a student athlete in a rigorous academic environment. Olivia holds a Masters Degree in Education, Counselor Education and School Counseling, from Bridgewater State University.

Dan Thron

Dan is a Life Member of The Professional Golfers Association (PGA) of America.  5o + years in the industry. He has spent his career in growing the game and developing young players to accomplish career ambitions on and off the golf course.

Jared van Edema

Jared is a NCAA Division 3 Basketball Referee. A graduate of Fitchburg State University, he is passionate about helping student athletes succeed both on and off the court.

Bevy Rutledge

Bevy is a producer, digital marketer, and social media manager for several local and regional brands up and down the east coast. She is an Emerson College alum with a bachelor’s degree in Media Arts production.