Scott Hawksworth Chief Executive Officer
Scott manages much of the day-to-day administrative operations at Best Online Universities, as well as the financial and accounting operations. His talents include online marketing, administration, accounting, and team 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.
Chase Gugenheim Director of Link Building
Chase manages the day-to-day operations of multiple key link generation strategies for Best Online Universities. He specializes in link building and online marketing. Chase holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona.
Eric Dyson Link Building Specialist
Eric Dyson helps to manage content marketing and link building for Best Online Universities. Eric holds a BA in English literature from Valparaiso University.
Angela Miller Office Manager
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.
Farha Mukri Director of Technology
Farha helps oversee the technology operations at the company. She is responsible for coordinating and planning the development team’s activities as well as exploring new technologies to improve the company’s functioning. She holds an MS in Computer Science from the The Ohio State University.
Sasmita Nanda BOU India Branch Manager
Sasmita manages the day-to-day operations of the BOU India office. Her duties include managing site research projects and working with key multiple systems to generate data. She works closely with our U.S. offices on a daily basis.
Chase Snyder Director of Content Marketing
Chase manages the content marketing department for Best Online Universities. His responsibilities include content creation, editing, social media management and multimedia. Chase holds a bachelor’s degree from Goshen College.
Josh Weikel Director of Monetization
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 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 link building strategies. His areas of expertise include advanced SEO, advanced link building, 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 SEO 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 SEO 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.