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The Applerouth Company

Behind each of our students stands a proud team of experts. We're building student success on a lifetime of expertise. We hire the best and empower them to do the most.

Jed Applerouth

Founder & President of Applerouth Tutoring

Jed Applerouth is a teacher and an educational innovator. A Nationally Certified Counselor with a PhD in Educational Psychology, Jed has researched student cognition, memory, motivation, and learning strategies to enhance the pedagogical strategies of Applerouth Tutoring Services. Jed is also a trained artist. He has found a way to merge his counseling and educational insights, visual talents, and whimsical sense of humor into a highly effective and original method for teaching academic subjects and preparing students for college and grad-school admissions tests. Jed continually seeks new ways to improve the methods and materials of ATS, researching the most innovative pedagogical strategies to keep his tutors on the cutting edge of the education industry. No stranger to assessments, Jed scored a perfect 2400 on the SAT and a super-scored 36 on the ACT.

Read Jed's thoughts in and news and in our blog!

In Jed’s monthly column, Jed Said, he shares his insights on education, testing, and college admissions. Check out the links below for his most recent articles:

Leadership Team

Jed Applerouth

Founder & President

Natalie Henderson


Program Advisement & Management

Heather J. Bergnes

Director of Operations and Program Management

Bronwyn Dowling

Senior Program Advisor

Natalie Murphree

Senior Program Advisor

Bryan Lawson

Program Advisor

Kelli Glasgow

Program Advisor

Ben Gesch

Program Manager

Kali Cawthon-Freels

Program Manager

Katie Rose


Business Development

Jill Steinberg

Director of Business Development (New York)

Diana Cohen

IEC Account Manager

Amy Shaw

IEC Account Coordinator

Emma Vigneault

Account Manager, International IEC's and Institutional Clients

Claire Strowd

Account Manager, Atlanta

Komel Caruso

Senior Director of Sales and Marketing

Lauren James

Marketing Manager

Tutor Services

John Cadenhead

Senior Director of Tutor Services

Tom Burt

Director of Tutor Services

Shara Sue Crump

Tutor Manager (Preferred)

Jenna Berk

Tutor Manager (DMV)

Andrew Spring

Assignment Manager

Matt Kiesner

Training Manager

Kayla Edgett

Full-Time Tutor

Product Development

Ryan Paulsen

Director of Software Engineering

Shugo Tanaka

Web Developer

Richard Vigneault

Director of Instructional Design

Tina Motway

Lead Artist

Azeakeal McNees

Artist / Animator

Sarah Fletcher

Math Specialist

The Tutors

Applerouth’s tutor acceptance rate is just 17%, meaning we choose and train only
the most talented and motivated people to help our students achieve their academic goals.