Meet the Team

ISS Executives collectively have decades of experience leading international schools. They bring deep, practical knowledge of all aspects of school management and educational best practices to our clients.

ISS has a team of seasoned and highly regarded professionals in several offices: over 50 staff in ISS’s Princeton, New Jersey headquarters; two additional offices in Shenzhen, China; as well as LEVEL 5 Creativity and Innovation Hubs in China and Bahrain. ISS senior staff have extensive international education experience, as well as advanced degrees and certifications in education, finance, accounting and technology.

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Leadership Team

Laura Benson »
Director of Curriculum and Professional Development

Desiree Bryant »
Director of Human Resources

John Burns »
Chief Innovation Officer

Keith Cincotta »
Director of School Services/Senior Leadership Executive, Managed Schools

Dale Cox »
Vice President, Asia Pacific

Liz Duffy »

Kristin Evins »
Chief Finance and Administration Officer

Carlene Hamley »
Director of School Development

Sharon Lawler-Sudell »
Chief Marketing Officer

Lila Leung »
General Manager, ISS-ULink

Laura Light »
Director of Global Recruitment

Dick Moore »
Vice President, School Start-Up and Management

Beth Pfannl »
Vice President, Administrative Searches and Governance Services

David Randall »
Senior Leadership Executive, Governed Schools/Administrative Searches

Deirdre Simon »
Director of Finance & Foundations

Malcolm Stitt »
Director of Information Technology

Senior Leadership Executives

Paul Johnson »
Senior Leadership Executive

Bruce McWilliams »
Senior Leadership Executive

Kurt Nordness »
Senior Leadership Executive

Stephen Plisinski »
Senior Leadership Executive

Robert Stearns »
Senior Leadership Executive

Lory Thiessen »
Senior Leadership Executive