Who we are

Creative minds. Engaging solutions.


Innovative minds. Infinite possibilities.

At Lincoln Learning Solutions, we approach creation, innovation, and problem-solving pursuits by bringing unique 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 meaningful learning opportunities.


We are always looking for creative, driven employees to join our team. Explore our open career opportunities. 

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Accreditations and Honors


 Cognia offers accreditation and certification, assessment, professional learning, and improvement solutions to institutions and other education providers. As a global nonprofit working in over 80 countries, Cognia serves 36,000 institutions, nearly 25 million students, and five million educators every day.

"The corporation fosters a technology-rich digital learning environment and has a collaborative culture at all levels of the corporation with a clear commitment to learning."

- Cognia

1EdTech_TrustEd Apps_Pledge Endorsed
We are proud supporters of the TrustEd Apps Pledge. As part of a committed community that puts trust at the center of the edtech ecosystem, we advocate for standards-based integrations. We believe that achieving and promoting official product certification to open standards enables a better and safer digital learning ecosystem, and we believe in suppliers' fair and open business practices. We are passionate about this cause and have endorsed the TrustEd Apps pledge to confirm our support. Find out more about the TrustEd Apps Program.


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.

Design How You Educate




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Dr. Rachel Book Receives Women of Influence Award

Each year, the Pittsburgh Business Times honors the most influential business women in our region with its Women of Influence award. The award recognizes women demonstrating remarkable performance in nonprofit, for-profit, and government entities.

We are honored to have Dr. Rachel Book, our Chief Sales and Marketing officer, stand among the 2021 recipients of the Women of Influence award. 

In addition to leading her team through the unprecedented demand for online learning throughout the pandemic, Dr. Book devotes her personal time to leading and participating in efforts to improve children’s opportunities. During the past 10 years, she has raised more than $100,000 for childhood cancer.

Other organizations in which she has helped include the Ronald McDonald House, Four Diamonds, Hunt of a Lifetime Foundation, and Relay for Life. She also volunteers at her local soup kitchen and serves on the board of the Beaver County United Way.

Read the Business Times Article

Adobe eLearning Showcase

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Adobe eLearning Showcase Challenge

Lincoln Learning's Digital Media Department placed second in Adobe's eLearning Showcase Challenge Summer Edition. 

By combining the processes used to develop the conceptual videos and interactive learning objects found within our curriculum, the team created a VILO, a video interactive learning object. The project is truly a work of art and provides students with a beautiful and engaging learning experience as they study the phases of the moon. 

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Meet our team

At Lincoln Learning, each department plays a vital role in our collective efforts to provide an array of educational solutions to meet the ever-changing needs of our clients.

"The secret to success is to do the common things uncommonly well." - John D. Rockefeller


Carrie Kale

Carrie Kale

Sr. Manager of Infrastructure & Cybersecurity

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Infrastructure and Security

Carrie Kale is a 16-year Lincoln Learning Solutions veteran. She diligently works behind the scenes leading our infrastructure team, the engine driving the technology we use every day. Always a pleasure to work with, Carrie is a team player who enjoys helping her colleagues regardless of department or problem. Carrie also leads our cybersecurity efforts to ensure our employees avert ongoing threats and remain safe. We treasure Carrie’s positive attitude, quality work, and willingness to grow within our company.



Bob Clements

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 Sales and Marketing 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.


Craig McMillen

Chief Financial Officer

Having spent several decades in the tax, accounting, and management arenas, Craig McMillen heads the Lincoln Learning Solutions financial operation. He brings a wealth of experience in financial management, tax and payroll preparation, project management, and auditing. He’s served individuals, large corporations, and almost every entity in between.


Dave Whitehead

Chief Technology Officer

Having joined Lincoln Learning Solutions in 2010, Dave Whitehead brings two decades of management experience with a thoughtful, collaborative, and results-oriented approach to the Information Technology department. His people-first mindset and strong technical background have resulted in a proven track record of providing successful, modern, and scalable solutions.

Board of Directors

Bob Clements, Chairman of the Board     Bruce Boliver     Robert Dusch     Gerald Gumpf     Connie Howard


Academic Affairs


Charles Thayer

Chief Academic Officer
The divisions within Academic Affairs create the educational elements that bring our curriculum to life. This team creates all components of the Lincoln Empowered online curriculum and manages and facilitates the teaching services that we offer to districts and their students. Also under Academic Affairs, our Digital Media teams add excitement to our courses by creating interactive learning objects, games, and videos that engage our online learners, encouraging them to delve beyond the screen.


Our Finance Department includes Accounting, Payroll, and our Warehouse. Not only do members of this team prepare budgets and financial statements, customer invoices, and vendor payments, they also ensure our employees receive paychecks and tax statements. Our Warehouse handles all shipping and receiving and manages inventory.


Craig McMillen

Chief Financial Officer

Human Resources


Derinda Rivetti

Assistant Vice President of Human Resources
Our Human Resources Department manages the employee life cycle at Lincoln Learning Solutions. Members of this team assist all departments with recruitment efforts and the hiring and onboarding of new employees. This team ensures that we are an equal opportunity employer that offers career opportunities in a safe and socially diverse environment.
Learn more about our Career Opportunities.

Information Technology

Lincoln Learning’s Information Technology team focuses on innovation, customer service, and technical excellence. This small, agile, and focused team takes ownership of its work and pride in the results. With the common goal of ensuring productive end-user experiences with all Lincoln Learning technology assets, members of this team strive daily to deliver effective technical support and services to internal staff and clients alike.


Dave Whitehead

Chief Technology Officer

Building Operations


Kris Colatriano

Executive Director of Operations
The Building and Maintenance Operations Department is the hub that keeps our employees safe and our buildings secure. This department includes the Maintenance, Client/Account Management, Custodial, Grounds, and Health, Safety, and Environmental divisions. Working together, these teams ensure our day-to-day in-house and client operations run smoothly.

Sales and Marketing

Our Sales and Marketing Department provides unmatched support to ensure every client's success. Our Solutions Specialists help our clients to lay the foundation for their programs, while our Client Success Liaisons and Professional Development team support districts, teachers, and families on every step of their journey with us. Our Marketing team drives awareness by shining the spotlight on client-led initiatives.


Dr. Rachel Book

Chief Sales and Marketing Officer

Business Operations


Sandy Marchant

Director of Business Operations
The role of the Business Operations team is to align cross-departmental teams and create scalable processes. This is accomplished through strategic planning and alignment, defining and streamlining cross-functional processes, analyzing and understanding business trends, and providing guidance and critical support to organizational projects.
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"If work isn't fun, you're not playing on the right team." 

Frank Sonnenberg

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