The National Society of Leadership and Success
Building leaders who make a better world

National Office Staff, Contractors & Advisory Boards

The Society is guided by a committed team of National Office team members, Chapter Advisors and Student Presidents from across the country. Learn more about each by clicking the tabs above.

Leadership Team

Gary Tuerack

Founder and Chief Visionary

Charles Knippen

National President

Tierney Wade

National Vice President

Sean Anderson

National VP of Technology

Devin Lasker

Director of Communications

Erica Zinberg

Director of Chapter Support

Shahla Akbari

Director of Chapter Support

Sarah Yanosy

Director of Strategic Initiatives

Chapter Support

Malissa Myers

Assistant Director of Chapter Support

Tim Duffy

Assistant Director of Chapter Support

Catherine Garcia

Training & Development Manager

Pierre-Antoine Chatelain

Derald Dryman

Yaritza Corrales

Amber Ferrer

Cory Galano

Nikki Gupton

Magda Isack Pagano

Dawn Larison

Zach Levin

Elaine Mesa

Shane McCarthy

Rob McGrath

Katie McMullen

Alecia Page

Virginia Parker

Jordan Perry

Erin Rogers

Claire Sarlo

Shelby Shuford

New Chapter Development

Marissa Curry

Clayton Davis

Cassie Doheny

Laura Reino

Allison Ricci


Brian Chamberlin

Mallory Galbreath

George Menold

Mike Phelps

Rachel Porter

Olivia Rigor

Student Support

Kiarra Elliott

Michelle Zaytsev


Bridget Pasapane


Alannah Aceridano

Luis Colmenares

Prasen Gope

Juan Maggi

Mitali Mehta

Christine Pearce

Femi Remilekun

Saami Rahman

2016-2017 Advisory Board Members

Ryan Barone

Aims Community College

Mark Bigelow

San Antonio College

Liz Cooper

Dean College

Leslie Landrey

Houston Community College - Central

Deborah Mohlenhoff

Tompkins Cortland Community College

Kristine Nielsen

Indiana University Bloomington

Evelyn Ortega

The City College of New York

Krystyn Ramdial

University of Central Florida

Mary Tosch

Waubonsee Community College

Bethany VanBenschoten

Utica College

2016-2017 Student President Advisory Board

Thomas Akins

Metropolitan State University of Denver

Briana Carlson-Morales

St. Ambrose University

Chelsea Czerwinski

Penn State Behrend

Brandon Johnson

North Carolina State University

Stephanie Spitz

Pittsburg State University