Scott Hawksworth — Chief Executive Officer
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.
Sarah Bass — Senior Editor
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.
Josh Weikel — Chief Operating Officer
Josh manages Web development for Best Online Universities. His areas of focus include managing the company’s front-end code as well as achieving efficiency through developing proprietary business process software. Josh holds a bachelor’s degree from The Art Institute of Houston.
Dan Sparks — Lead Developer
Dan provides analysis, implementation, and automation of the various business processes that make up Best Online Universities’ daily work. He’s in charge of maintaining and updating our proprietary lead analysis tool, and development of other tools to support our business flow, as well as server maintenance and deployment. Dan holds a bachelor degree from Thames Valley University (now University of West London), and has published a number of papers relating to business process analysis and automation.
Advisory Board Partners
Jimmy Atkinson — Advisory Board Member
Jimmy advises the company in its monetization strategies. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame.
Ron Denny — Advisory Board Member
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 — Advisory Board Member
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 — Advisory Board Member
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 — Advisory Board Member
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.