Robin Glenn, MA, LPC, CSC, CAC

Robin Glenn, MA, LPC, CSC, CAC

Founder / CEO

Robin is an accomplished therapist with over 18 years experience in working with at-risk teens. Robin's history includes roles as a School-Based Therapy Specialist for at-risk teens, private practice therapist for adolescents and their families, Treatment Coordinator for intensive in/outpatient teen programs, and Research Specialist in clinical trials for adolescents with addictions. While serving in her various roles, Robin served on panels and boards for various teen organizations. She has and continues to train law enforcement, school administrators and faculty, medical professionals, and members of the community through various speaking engagements and seminars on issues pertaining to at-risk youth. Robin earned her MA in Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology from the University of Colorado, Denver. She is a licensed professional counselor, certified school counselor, and a master addiction counselor. In her free time, Robin spends time with her littles hiking, skiing, and doing anything outdoors. Her coping skill is humor and friends.

Mac Angell

Mac Angell

Co-Founder / Lead Technologist

Mac is a Software Engineer who spent most of his professional career in the education technology space, implementing applications and services supporting millions of students and users. Mac has also built rich user experiences for a variety of educational institutions targeting both mobile and desktop users.

Bryan Glenn

Bryan Glenn

Co-Founder

Bryan has over 20 years of hands-on technology experience and 11 years experience with online educational technology. With a mother who was a lifetime educator, you could say that education runs in his blood. During his free time, you can find him coaching his children's soccer or flag football teams, hiking, skiing, and spending time with his family.

Rhonda Shuptrine

Rhonda Shuptrine

Chief Operations Officer

Rhonda brings 25 years experience of operations and executive management experience to BASE Education. She has held various leadership positions with a long history of improving customer satisfaction and client retention as well as driving process improvement for clients in companies such as Serenic Software and Intuit/American Fundware.
Rhonda's day-to-day activities include operations, sales operations and creating a world-class customer experience.

Julie Johnston

Julie Johnston

VP of Partnerships

Julie has over 20 years of sales experience, having spent the last 15 years in educational technology. She brings a wealth of experience in building high-level strategic partnerships. She has previously worked for Thomson, Pearson, Disney and Edmentum.

Shana Holman

Shana Holman

Director of Partner Success

Shana has over 20 years of account management, sales management, training and client services from the education and healthcare markets. She previously worked for private and public school districts and non-profits, Baxter Healthcare, and Merck & Co. Shana's day-to-day activities are supporting clients from sale through to implementation, training and beyond to bring BASE Education to as many kids as possible.

Sue Verner

Sue Verner

Course Content and Editing

Sue has worked nearly two decades as an English teacher, working with elementary, middle school, high school, and college students, including a stint in East Asia. She has worked and volunteered as a youth leader for fifteen years, getting her M.A. in Youth Ministry in the process. Now she writes for children and teens and blogs about student writing at www.inkychronicles.com.

Barb Taylor

Barb Taylor

Special Education Director

Barb has been working in the special education field since 1986. The majority of her time has been in residential, day treatment, hospital and juvenile justice settings with a brief period of time as a special education teacher in the public school setting.
Barb has taught Sped 101 at the college level and has successfully coached teachers through understanding special education foundations and pillars in order to pass the PLACE test. In May 2010, a colleague and Ms. Taylor opened up their own business (PALS4Ed) to assist residential, day treatment and juvenile justice schools with their special education needs and helping to design sustainable education systems. Recently, PALS4Ed conducted a school audit for a charter school, starting with the enrollment process, RtI, 504, IEPs and the systems in use.
Barb has assisted with writing successful grants for juvenile justice schools and recruiting paraprofessionals. Barb enjoys assessing new students as they come into schools, working with new educators and speaking to small groups. She is a lifelong learner and enjoys living in Colorado.

Nichole Brooks, M.B.A

Nichole Brooks, M.B.A

Training and Implementation

Nichole is a 14 year veteran in the education field serving as a classroom educator, program coordinator, assist. principal and principal supporting k-12 grade levels. Prior to her education experience, Nichole held roles as an IT Application Analyst and Implementation Specialist providing project management, training, and program development. She is a proud graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, where she earned her Bachelors of Arts in Economics degree.

Zach Appel

Zach Appel

Account Management / Speaker

Zach is our resident powerhouse. He's currently pursuing his degree in Psychology, is one of our account managers, and also finds time to hit the public speaking circuit. He's a suicide survivor and advocate, not shy about sharing his story in an effort to raise awareness and educate.