MEET OUR BOARD

Dwarka Nath

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A retired  hi-tech global business development and marketing professional with 30+ years of experience at Intel, Marvell & AT&T Bell Labs, Dwarka is the founder of Free College Prep Services. Dwarka has a passion for education and believes that a post-secondary  education should be accessible to all, regardless of their socio-economic standing.   

Matt Lersch

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Matt Lersch is the Principal of the Science and Technology Academy at South Mountain High School. Matt has been in education for 12 years and in Phoenix Union High School District since 2012; first as a Special Education Facilitator and now as the Science and Technology Principal. Matt entered education through Teach For America in 2006.  South Mountain is a Title I school with 85% of students qualifying for free and reduced lunch. Matt describes South Mountain as having the most compassionate, focused and ambitious students in South Phoenix. Their drive deepens his commitment to providing welcoming, safe and rigorous learning environments, preparing ALL students for college, career and life. He believes their collective success is because of South Mountain’s community and works daily to ensure ALL students find success. 

Dr. Subra Sudhakar

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Dr Subra Sudhakar is VP, Industry Sales and Marketing at Sunvera Software, with 20+ years of industry experience. A serial entrepreneur, he founded School Cues, a school management solution, GLTYR, a mobile content marketing and distribution platform and SchoolFlicker, a mobile paperless multimedia yearbook for schools. Dr. Sudhakar previously held management responsibilities at Microsoft, JDA Software and Applied Materials.