• CEO

    Dr. Ming Zhou

    CEO

    Dr. Ming Zhou

    Dr. Zhou is an expert in career planning, education advising and business consulting. Through a lifetime committed toward higher education, he has advised thousands of students and made their career and education goals come true.

    He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Maryland and a B.A. from Peking University.

  • COO

    Jonathan Ginsberg

    COO

    Jonathan Ginsberg

    With three years' experience as a Senior Education Consultant at one of China's most prestigious education consulting companies, Mr. Ginsberg brings a wealth of knowledge and personalized care to every student he works with. Covering high school, undergraduate, and graduate applications, he has helped place students at Harvard, University of Chicago, Columbia, Johns Hopkins and many other top universities.


    As an alum of Johns Hopkins University and Hopkins School, a private high school in New Haven, CT, Mr. Ginsberg has firsthand experience not only in getting in to top schools, but how to succeed once admitted.

     

  • Professional Training Director

    Dr. Taeho Park

    Professional Training Director

    Dr. Taeho Park

    Dr. Park has decades' experience as a mentor and consultant. He specializes in academic application consulting as well as professional training and business development. Many of his students have entered top universities, such as Yale, Washington University in St. Louis, and Harvard. Dr. Park's rich experience in education and conscientious attitude toward students have made him a respected and admired figure by both students and parents alike. Dr. Park also has a wealth of experience in professional training and organizational development, with his extensive network of International Education connections contributing to the success of many schools and professional groups.


    He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin and a B.S. from the Seoul National University.

  • Application Director

    Michaela Nachtigall

    Application Director

    Michaela Nachtigall

    Ms. Nachtigall is a musician. In her world, things run smoothly with pleasant regularity. She delivers nice rhythm and accuracy to your application process. Her great personality makes sure communication with us will always be a breeze.


    She earned her B.A. in Music from UC Berkeley.

     

  • U.S. Internship and Career Director

    Terry W. Protto

    U.S. Internship and Career Director

    Terry W. Protto

    Mr. Terry W. Protto is a professional executive having served as both President and CEO in Fortune 500 and entrepreneurial ventures in the U.S. and China for over the past thirty years, including President of Norm Thompson Outfitters.


    Mr. Protto has been named Global Entrepreneur by Inc Magazine and his extensive professional network spans retail, international trade and finance.

     

  • Leadership Training Director

    Kent Kaufman

    Leadership Training Director

    Kent Kaufman

    Mr. Kent Kaufman is the CEO of the Growth and Leadership Center and Executive Coach for Korn Ferry International. Formerly, Mr. Kaufman worked at IBM for over 10 years, and has served as Executive Vice President and CEO of several companies. Mr. Kaufman now provides leadership training and advice to senior management and government officials. He also pays special attention to the development of today's youth, with specifically designed courses for student training in leadership skills. 

     

  • Life Coach Director

    Dr. David Speechly

    Life Coach Director

    Dr. David Speechly

    Dr. David Speechly is an internationally renowned Life Coach holding a Ph.D.  in metabolic physiology. He also holds three additional postgraduate degrees, including two in exercise physiology and sports psychology, and an MBA.  Dr. Speechly has worked with, and for, NYSE- and Nasdaq-listed companies, as well as professional sports teams and athletes, and other individuals. His clients include NFL and NBA players, and Fortune 500 executives from companies such as Audi, PG&E, and Ernst&Young. 

     

    Dr. Speechly also focuses his practice on helping individuals, such as foreign students, develop strategies and routines toward driving optimized academic performance and fulfillment.