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Our Team

Imagine having a near-peer mentor who knows you better than your teachers, knows the material you’re learning better than anyone, and holds you accountable to your best self. That’s who we strive to be for every student at Streamline. School can feel competitive and stressful, but working 1-on-1 transforms learning into an open personal challenge.

Ian Siegel

Chief Executive Officer

“Working with me isn’t for everyone. I will change who you are as a student, as a person. I will see your potential and won’t stop pushing until you’ve reached it.”

College & Major

Vanderbilt University – English and Spanish Literature

Fun Fact

Tutored over 11,000 hours over the past decade

Specializations

SAT/ACT, academic coaching, math up through precalc, all humanities classes, essay editing, college guidance

To Sum It Up

Intuitive, sarcastic, and motivational.

Elena Talbott

Elena Talbott

Chief Client Officer

“If you want something done right, trust me to do it!”

College & Major

Vanderbilt University – Economics, Women’s & Gender Studies

Fun Fact

Elena has run two marathons!

Specializations

Connecting every student with their perfect tutor!

To Sum It Up

Diligent, assertive, empathetic
Kristina Lewis

Kristina Lewis

Chief Operating Officer

“Having tutored for several different companies, I can tell you that the Streamline Tutors method is undoubtedly the best for tutors and students alike.”

College & Major

The Johns Hopkins University – Bachelor’s in Psychology, and Southern New Hampshire University – Master’s in Education: Curriculum and Instruction

Specializations

SAT, ACT, GRE, PRAXIS, ISEE, SSAT,  Middle School subjects, Elementary School subjects, Pre-Algebra, Algebra

Fun Fact

9 years of tutoring the SAT and ACT. Recent highs include four 9 points improvements on ACT and 230, 240, and 260 points improvement on SAT.

To Sum It Up

Almost seen it all.

Jack Schneider

Jack Schneider

Chief Marketing Officer

“Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world” -Mandela

College & Major

Bates College  – Music Composition, Film & Media Studies

Specializations

SAT/ACT, AP Music Theory, Alg I and II, Precalc, essay help, academic coaching

Fun Fact

5 perfect scores, largest ACT improvement of +12 points

To Sum It Up

Team-driven, passionate, dynamic

Wesley Chan

Chief Finance Officer

“I guarantee that what you will get out of test prep what you put it in. Just hold up your end of the bargain.”

College & Major

Vanderbilt University  – Economics & Math

Specializations

SAT & ACT

Fun Fact

Staunch believer in new keystone habits and continuous destruction of comfort 

To Sum It Up

Direct, engaging, and of course sarcastic

James Newton

James Newton

Curriculum Director

“My goal is to ensure that Streamline Tutors doesn’t just produce better test takers, but better problem solvers and critical thinkers as well.”

College & Major

University of Chicago – English & Physics

Specializations

SAT, GRE, GMAT, admissions essay counseling, writing, literature, and high school math and physics

Fun Fact

Scored perfect on the verbal sections of the SAT and PSAT/NMSQT

To Sum It Up

Test prep should also be college prep

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Kartik Sarda

Education Consultant / Digital Marketer

“Streetsmarts and strategies will set you apart – both in life and in test-taking!”

College & Major

Iowa State University – Physics / Math

Specializations

SAT, ACT, Physics (AP and high school), Math (all levels), Calculus (all levels), Algebra (all levels)

Fun Fact

Author of The Unconventional Winner – Spectre’s Rise. Highest improvement of 10.5 on ACT and 290 on SAT!

To Sum It Up

He’ll be real with you. No sugarcoating. Results-oriented strategist.

thom stanton

Thom Stanton

Senior Content Creator & Assistant Director of Curriculum

When al-Khwarizmi (origin of the word algorithm) invented al-Jabr (algebra) in 825 AD, he didn’t have the benefit of notation; he wrote out all his algebra using words, not letters. So if you hate word problems, al-Khwarizmi is to blame!

College & Major

Kenyon College – Mathematics

Specializations

SAT, ACT, general math (Algebra through Calculus), SAT subject tests and AP tests (Math and history)

Fun Fact

Proud tutor of two 280-point improvements and one 350-point improvement on the SAT

To Sum It Up

Thoughtful and friendly

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Layla Reaves

Marketing Content Manager

“Exams are your opportunity to show how much you’ve learned and how hard you’ve worked.

College & Major

Howard University – English

Specializations

SAT, ACT, English, Algebra I, Middle School Math

Fun Fact

Working on a novel. Her graphing calculator is 13 years old. She lived in Europe for 8 months.

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To Sum It Up

Creative, dedicated, prepared, engaging, and tenacious.

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April Crandall

Super Tutor

“The best recipe for success is preparation and opportunity.”

College & Major

University of Central Missouri: B. Ed. – Secondary Mathematics
Northwest Missouri State University: Masters in Mathematics

Specializations

SAT/ACT, Math (all levels)

Fun Fact

April loves to play Tetris

To Sum It Up

Curious, friendly, dedicated

Molly Brambil

Molly Brambil

Test Prep Specialist

Johns Hopkins University

Andrew Jin

Andrew Jin

Test Prep Specialist

Johns Hopkins University

Joanna Bi

Joanna Bi

Test Prep Specialist

Johns Hopkins University

Aran Chang

Aran Chang

Test Prep Specialist

Johns Hopkins University

Georgia Parsons

Georgia Parsons

Test Prep Specialist

Johns Hopkins University

Michael Foster

Michael Foster

Test Prep Specialist

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Sam Fu

Sam Fu

Test Prep Specialist

Johns Hopkins University

Philip Merrick

Philip Merrick

Test Prep Specialist

Skidmore College

Yovel Lender

Yovel Lender

Test Prep Specialist

Johns Hopkins University

Sara Nutter

Sara Nutter

Test Prep Specialist

Johns Hopkins University

Sebastian Tamayo

Sebastian Tamayo

Test Prep Specialist

Johns Hopkins University

Alina Pannone

Alina Pannone

Test Prep Specialist

Johns Hopkins University

Sebastian Durfee

Sebastian Durfee

Test Prep Specialist

Johns Hopkins University

Peter Weiss

Peter Weiss

Test Prep Specialist

Johns Hopkins University

Rima Shah

Rima Shah

Test Prep Specialist

Johns Hopkins University