Who We Are
Lincoln Learning Solutions
Innovative Minds. Infinite Possibilities.
At Lincoln Learning Solutions, we approach creation, innovation, and problem-solving pursuits by bringing exceptional minds together to find creative, impactful solutions for clients. We know that to be successful, we must create an atmosphere that fosters employee involvement. We aim to create synergy as a company by emphasizing the role each team member plays in creating something meaningful.
With exceptional drive, flexibility, and attention to detail, our team possesses a passion that guides the organization's endeavor to provide every student with bountiful opportunities.
We fuse our progressive curriculum and technology solutions with superior customer service to exceed client and student expectations.
We assist educators in designing unique and engaging educational experiences that facilitate student success in and beyond the classroom.
We value a diverse workplace driven by passionate, resilient people who are dedicated to serving the community with integrity.
Our Leadership Team
Our leaders embody the mission, vision, and values of Lincoln Learning Solutions. Through collaboration and by drawing on their diverse backgrounds and experiences, they inspire our team to create rigorous curriculum and technology solutions.
Board of Directors
Chairman of the Board
Chief Executive Officer
In 2014, Bob Clements took the reins as Lincoln Learning Solutions' president. Bob brings an array of operations and finance experience, including a 30-year track record of change management, building and sustaining effective teams, and inspiring commitment to organizational vision and mission.
Dr. Rachel Book
Chief Business Development Officer
Dr. Rachel Book's passion for children and drive for learning is evident. After spending years in Pennsylvania elementary school classrooms and early learning centers molding young minds, Rachel now stands on national and international stages to present fresh ideas about education on behalf of Lincoln Learning Solutions.
Chief Academic Officer
Finding creative ways to solve complex problems is fundamental to Charlie’s work in education. Formatively trained as a secondary social studies teacher, Charlie Thayer has worked in online education for more than a decade. He has served in a variety of academic roles, from teacher and content developer to positions in support and administration, all of which have given him an appreciation for the nuanced nature of online learning. His insight equips him to develop effective approaches for various educational settings. Charlie's passion lies in dynamically connecting relevant tools and learning assets to make the hard work of being a great teacher much easier.
Chief Technology Officer
Having joined Lincoln Learning Solutions in 2010, Dave Whitehead brings two decades of management experience, along with a thoughtful, collaborative, and results-oriented approach, to the Information Technology department. His people-first mindset and strong technical background has resulted in a proven track record of providing successful, modern, and scalable solutions.
Chief Financial Officer
Craig McMillen has several decades of experience in the financial industry of accounting, taxes, auditing, payroll, and project management. His work with individuals, partnerships, estates, and corporations throughout the years prepared him well for Lincoln Learning Solutions’ top financial post.
Assistant Vice President of Human Resources
Derinda Rivetti has more than 25 years of human resource experience in large corporations as well as individually owned companies. She has worked up the line of Human Resource succession from a benefits administrator to her current position. Her vast experience in human resources is a great asset to Lincoln Learning Solutions.
Executive Director of Operations
Kris Colatriano is driven to empower his staff and create an environment in which they can perform, succeed, and achieve their goals. His nearly 30 years of professional management experience — almost 20 of which he spent in an online educational environment — groomed him perfectly to excel in his role with the organization.