Meet the Team
Meet the Board
John Christian Kuehnert | Executive Director
John Christian is the Founder and former CEO of Three Leaf Seminars, a SAT Prep company based in Chattanooga, TN. He lives in Washington, DC where he now serves as the Executive Director of Fulton & Waite Scholars.
John A. Peterson, J.D. | Advisory Board Member
John Peterson is a graduate of Harvard Law School and holds a Master’s degree in Natural Resources from the University of Idaho. He is an associate in the New York Offices of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.
Hannah Dixon studied Political Science and Poverty Studies at Furman University and abroad in Namibia, South Africa, and Zimbabwe. She is the Founder and Director of PMAC - an education non-profit based in Greenville, SC.
Tyler Lohse, J.D.
Tyler Lohse is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and the UNC Chapel Hill School of Law. He is currently an Associate at Bracewell LLP in Houston, TX, where he works with the corporate securities division.
Susanna Griffith Schuemann, J.D.
Susanna Schuemann is a graduate of New York University School of Law. She previously served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Ronnie Abrams, U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, and also completed internships with the U.S. Attorney's Office for NY and the Department of Health and Human Services. Susanna is now at the firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher.
Meet our Admission & Outreach Team
Nanci | Admissions
A native of the Sunshine State (Florida), Nanci has spent four years studying and teaching Elementary Education. Nanci brings many skills to the admissions team including extensive spreadsheet and organizational management experience. She loves spending time with family and friends, traveling to new places, and baking.
Ann Ferris | Admissions
Ann Ferris has lived in a number of states along the east coast and is a student of English and History. Her passions include literature, writing, and education. In pursuit of these passions, she has spent the past three years writing and editing content for freelance authors, bloggers, and organizations like the John Maxwell Company. In her free time, Ann Ferris enjoys new tea flavors, the great outdoors, and savoring art of many kinds.
Daniel | Admissions
Daniel hails from Jasper, Alabama. His college studies focused on Economics and Mathematics. From 2012 to 2013 Daniel helped lead an economic development initiative in Trujillo, Peru. Daniel's first love is his wife Alexandra; his second is flying airplanes. As an experienced pilot, Daniel has long been an advocate for the joys of experiential education.
Abby | Judicial Outreach
Abby is a Virginia native who now studies Economics in Chattanooga, TN. When home in the Old Dominion, she enjoys volunteering at the Children’s Hospital for the King’s Daughter (CHKD) in Norfolk and helping wait tables at a family-friend’s Italian restaurant. If Abby isn’t in the gym or library, she’s likely to be found outdoors hiking.
Nate | Judicial Outreach
Nate claims both Colorado and Ohio as his home states. Nate’s education focused on sociology, but if you spend a few minutes with him, you will quickly discover that he is a well-versed scholar of many disciplines. Nate enjoys writing and is an author, frequently contributing to a variety of publications. In his spare-time, you will find him volunteering at Chattanooga Sports Ministry both as a coach and as a mentor for inner-city youth.
Liam | Judicial Outreach
Liam is a proud Texan whose education focuses on International Studies and Psychology. When not hovering over his books, Liam spends his non-academic time devoted to Student Government, Model UN, and in serving three on-campus committees. Although many people find it difficult to believe, he also thoroughly enjoys CrossFit training. Liam will soon be studying Arabic in Dubai and at the Middlebury Language Institute in California.
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