Tim Westerbeck


Tim, the firm’s founder, has been one of the top strategic advisors to educational institutions in the world for more than 20 years. He has served as a colum­nist for Busi­nessweek and a fre­quent com­men­ta­tor in The Wall Street Jour­nal, The New York Times, and other global media. Tim is also a reg­u­lar pre­sen­ter at global indus­try forums, such as the Indian Man­age­ment Con­clave, AACSB Inter­na­tional, The Euro­pean Foun­da­tion for Man­age­ment Devel­op­ment, and oth­ers.

David Mulligan


David is a suc­cess­ful entre­pre­neur who has started and oper­ated sev­eral busi­nesses over the past 25 years. He is the co-founder and for­mer Chair­man and CEO of First Com­mon­wealth, Inc., which became publicly traded in 1995.

Christa Casolino

Junior Paid Media Analyst

As a Junior Paid Media Analyst at Eduvantis, Christa generates PPC reports that require account optimizations such as, ad copy writing, keyword expansion, and budget management for clients. She graduated Cum Laude from the University of Missouri with a BSBA in Marketing and is Google AdWords & Analytics Certified.

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Phoebe Fasulo

Associate Director

Phoebe has over 6 years of experience in SEO, content marketing, social media, and analytics. Having worked for multiple agencies and the Boston Globe, she is skilled at understanding all sides of digital marketing, across industries. She holds a BA from Union College in Schenectady, NY. and is Google Analytics and Google AdWords certified.

Garrett Fisher

Associate Consultant

Garrett focuses his career on positive, results-oriented solutions for his clients. Prior to Eduvantis, Garrett was a business analyst with JPMorgan Chase & Co., where he drove strategic initiatives in loss mitigation and operational inefficiencies. Garrett earned his BA in Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Bryan Flory

Digital Media

Bryan leads the digital team at Eduvantis and brings with him more than 10 years of digital agency experience.  Previous to Eduvantis, Bryan worked at Leapfrog Online where he lead teams tasked with managing the digital campaigns for a number of enterprise-level digital advertisers.  In addition, he has more than 3 years of agency-side experience managing paid digital media strategy in the Education space.

Digital Account Manager

Rich Funk

Associate Director
Digital Media

Rich has over 10 years of experience managing digital marketing engagements across a variety of industries. Previously, Rich has managed digital marketing for Bank of America, Merrill Lynch and Tribune Media Company. Rich is also an experienced educator on digital marketing. He has taught at UC San Diego and been a featured speaker at Chicago Social Media Week.

Jesse Golenberg


Jesse is a licensed attorney in the state of Illinois with 5 years of experience working in financial planning and class action administration. Before Eduvantis, Jesse sailed with the University of Virginia Semester at Sea study abroad program as the appellate officer, sparking his interest in higher education. Jesse has a joint JD/MBA from Golden Gate University and a BS in Psychology from Indiana University.

Education Consultant

Sean Holdmeyer


Sean has over 5 years of strategic and operational experiences across various industries. Most recently, Sean was a senior associate with PwC Advisory and Strategy& where he concentrated on corporate strategy, profitability modeling, and performance management projects for Fortune 500 companies.

Education SEO Specialist

Kevin Krilich

Senior SEO Analyst

Kevin is a Senior SEO Analyst at Eduvantis, where he creates SEO-optimized content and provides in-depth traffic analysis for clients. He previously worked on the digital side of the automotive industry. He has a BS in Journalism from Bradley University and is Google Analytics Certified.

Higher Education Consultant

Steve Shriberg

Consulting Services

Steve has 10 years of marketing and advertising experience in agencies and universities, including 4 years of marketing international higher education programs. Steve has an MA in International Affairs and a BA in International Business and Marketing from Washington University in St. Louis.