Senior Operating Team
- Jeremy Singer, Chief Operating Officer
- Wayne Camara, Vice President, Research & Development
- Hal Higginbotham, Senior Vice President
- Tom Higgins, Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, Finance
- Todd Huston, Senior Vice President, Region and Account Services
- Peter Kauffmann, Vice President, Communications
- Neil Lane, Senior Vice President, Administration and General Counsel
- Kanika Lichthardt, Vice President and Chief of Staff
- Andrea Mainelli, Senior Vice President, Strategic Investments, Expansion and International
- Steve Meyer, Vice President, Office of Strategy Management
- Peter Negroni, Senior Vice President, Relationship Development
- Trevor Packer, Senior Vice President, AP and College Readiness
- Tom Rudin, Senior Vice President, Career Readiness
- Stefanie Sanford, Chief of Global Policy & Advocacy
- Terri Shaw, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
- Juliet Weissman, Vice President, Organizational Effectiveness
Membership and Governance
- Mary Carroll Scott, Vice President, Membership
- Dorothy Sexton, Vice President, Governance and Secretary of the Corporation
Senior Operating Team
Chief Operating Officer
Jeremy Singer oversees AP® and related instructional products, IT and digital solutions, and the higher education and international divisions of the College Board. He also manages the organization’s administrative and functional units, ensuring focus and alignment with strategic goals and priorities to drive successful outcomes for students in our care. In addition, Singer is responsible for the College Board’s overall Access to Rigor campaign, designed to improve equity and access for all students, and the organization’s data science team, aimed at leveraging data to support students, teachers and institutions.
Jeremy Singer has extensive leadership experience in both not-for-profit and for-profit education organizations, having served as president of Kaplan Test Prep’s Graduate, Pre-College and K–12 division; CFO and COO of the Grow Network; president of digital products for McGraw-Hill Higher Education; and executive director of Partners in School Innovation.
Vice President, Research & Development
Wayne Camara leads educational research, psychometrics and assessment design and development activities across the College Board. He has overall responsibility for maintaining the quality of all College Board assessment programs and identifying market trends in assessments to initiate research and development initiatives for a short and long-term agenda.
Senior Vice President
Hal Higginbotham leads and advises on key strategic planning and implementation projects on behalf of the Office of the President.
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, Finance
Tom Higgins provides both operational and programmatic support to the organization, oversees the finance and procurement units, and is the chief financial spokesperson for the organization. Higgins provides direct assistance on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, financial analysis, internal controls, risk management, employee benefit plan administration, forecasting, taxation, internal and external audit, treasury/cash management and portfolio management.
Senior Vice President, Region and Account Services
Todd Huston provides overall leadership to the Region and Account Services unit, including six regional offices. He plays an integral role in the organization's mission to meet the needs of K-12 and higher education clients, as well as state governments. Huston also directs key aspects of College Board strategy, as influenced and determined by external market trends, policy and standards.
Vice President, Communications
Peter Kauffmann leads the communications function, advancing and protecting the College Board's reputation and building awareness of the organization's mission and work. He also provides counsel to the College Board President and senior team on all matters related to external affairs.
Senior Vice President, Administration and General Counsel
Neil Lane is responsible for legal and risk management matters at the College Board. He oversees the organization's compliance program, counsels the organization on all major commercial transactions, advises on government and regulatory matters, and is responsible for all litigation.
Vice President and Chief of Staff
Kanika Lichthardt serves as chief of staff to the College Board's president, David Coleman. She is responsible for helping the President to execute the goals and strategies of the College Board, including key organization-wide initiatives. Lichthardt also oversees the organization's Corporate Marketing and Marketing and Publication Services functions, including all aspects of marketing strategy, branding, advertising and publications development.
Senior Vice President, Strategic Investments, Expansion and International
Andrea Mainelli is responsible for driving strategic expansion efforts and investments across the College Board, focusing on assessment, curriculum and access to ensure an integrated approach to the College Board’s social mission. She also directs and leads key international activities, ensuring international relationships and services are aligned with the College Board's goals and strategies and defining a broader global perspective for the College Board, particularly around underserved groups.
Vice President, Office of Strategy Management
Steve Meyer provides leadership and overall coordination of the functions of corporate strategy, planning and execution on an organization-wide basis. Meyer leads key College Board strategic projects, ensuring coordination and collaboration across business and service units to ensure effective planning and implementation.
Senior Vice President, Relationship Development
Peter Negroni is responsible for leading the College Board's effort to build relationships among major educational associations, education leaders and members that enhance its role as a national and international voice in connecting students to college success and in issues of educational access and equity.
Senior Vice President, AP and College Readiness
Trevor Packer is responsible for leading, developing and managing the College Board's Advanced Placement Program and associated College Readiness (K-12) programs and services. This involves providing executive direction for all programs, activities, products and services related to helping students prepare for and be successful in college. In addition to AP, these programs and services include ReadiStep™, PSAT/NMSQT, and SpringBoard®. The division's core competencies are focused on curriculum development, teacher professional development, creation of instructional resources, and the design and management of high stakes assessment programs designed to yield instructionally relevant feedback for educators and students.
Senior Vice President, Career Readiness
Tom Rudin serves as Senior Vice President, Career Readiness, leading the College Board’s efforts toward making Career Technical Education (CTE) a vital part of our focus and work. Rudin’s team explores how both existing College Board programs, such as AP and CLEP, and new programs and assessments that add rigor and relevance to CTE programs of study, can enhance the academic experience of students who complete high school and aspire to enter the workforce, pursue industry certification, join the military, or consider other career options.
Chief of Global Policy & Advocacy
Stefanie Sanford serves as Chief of Global Policy & Advocacy. Based in Washington, DC, she oversees the College Board’s domestic and international policy agenda, working with policymakers, public institutions and foreign countries to promote excellence and equity in education, particularly at the highest levels of academic achievement. Sanford also directs the College Board’s government relations agenda at both the federal and state levels and the organization’s strategic relationships with foundation partners.
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Terri Shaw oversees all aspects of technology for the College Board including the website/new media; business applications; enterprise services; and, infrastructure and engineering. As CIO, she also plays a key role in evaluating and executing significant investment opportunities, including management of all critical integrations with operations and key technology vendors.
Vice President, Organizational Effectiveness
Juliet Weissman oversees all people-related functions. Weissman is responsible for talent selection, performance management, succession planning, organizational and management development, employee relations, diversity, policy development, compliance, compensation and benefits.
Membership and Governance
Vice President, Membership
Mary Carroll Scott is responsible for planning and leading efforts to grow the College Board's membership, strengthen its value, and broaden member participation in the work and mission of the organization. In addition to maintaining the official record of membership, the Membership Office convenes the annual Forum and participates in the success of other large face-to-face conferences.
Vice President, Governance and Secretary of the Corporation
Dorothy Sexton works with the College Board president and staff to facilitate effective governance of the association. She also serves as a contact point between the College Board, its members, the Board of Trustees, its councils and committees, and management.