Our Team

Managing Partner

Scott Hawksworth

Scott Hawksworth Chief Executive Officer

scott.hawksworth@bestonlineuniversities.com

Scott manages much of the day-to-day administrative and strategic operations at Best Online Universities, as well as the financial and accounting operations. His talents include online marketing, administration, accounting, and project management. He holds a bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University.

Full-Time Staff

Sarah Bass

Sarah Bass Senior Editor

sarah.bass@bestonlineuniversities.com

Sarah manages the editorial operations for Best Online Universities. Her responsibilities include proofing, editing, and developing content for the company’s Web sites. Sarah holds a bachelor’s degree from Drake University and an MA in writing from DePaul University.

Angela Miller

Angela Miller Office Manager

angela.miller@bestonlineuniversities.com

Angie is responsible for managing many of the day-to-day operations at BOU headquarters and provides administrative support for the finance department. She holds a bachelor’s degree in HR from Northeastern University and is currently pursuing her MBA from Concordia University Chicago.

Josh Weikel

Josh Weikel Director of Monetization

joshua.weikel@bestonlineuniversities.com

Josh manages Web development for Best Online Universities. His areas of focus include managing the company’s front-end code as well as achieving efficiencies through developing proprietary business process software. Josh holds a bachelor’s degree from The Art Institute of Houston.

Advisory Board Partners

Jimmy Atkinson

Jimmy Atkinson Advisory Board Member

jimmy.atkinson@bestonlineuniversities.com

Jimmy advises the company in its monetization strategies. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame.

Ron Denny

Ron Denny Advisory Board Member

ron.denny@bestonlineuniversities.com

Ron advises the company in its domaining and marketing strategies. His areas of expertise include advanced optimization and domaining. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Dakota.

Andy Hagans

Andy Hagans Advisory Board Member

andy.hagans@bestonlineuniversities.com

Andy advises the company in its optimization strategy and in developing high-level strategy and vision of the company. His talents include online marketing and finance. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame.

Rich McIver

Rich McIver Advisory Board Member

rich.mciver@bestonlineuniversities.com

Rich advises the company in its optimization stategy as well as relationships with lead buyers, schools, and other clients. His expertise encompasses online marketing and legal subjects. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame and a law degree from the University of Chicago.

Brian Thibault

Brian Thibault Advisory Board Member

brian.thibault@bestonlineuniversities.com

Brian advises the company in its technology strategy. His areas of expertise include process improvement, usability, and business analysis. He holds a bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University.