Breakthrough Leadership

The Breakthrough Leadership Team is responsible for ensuring our network of schools is providing a sustainable, high-quality, college preparatory education to all our students. Comprised of leaders from throughout our network of schools, the Breakthrough Leadership Team works together to address our network's short-term and long-term strategic challenges and opportunities. The Breakthrough Leadership Team includes:

Alan Rosskamm
Chief Executive Officer, Breakthrough Schools

Cheryl Carter Hutchings
Chief Financial Officer, Breakthrough Schools

Diana Harrison
Chief Talent Officer, Breakthrough Schools

Tyler Thornton
Chief Operating Officer, Breakthrough Schools

Stephanie Wernet
Chief Information Officer, Breakthrough Schools

Staci Pratt
School Model Leader of Citizens Academies

Shelly Saltzman
Co-Founder & Chief Educator, Citizens Leadership Academy

John McBride
Model Education Leader of The Prep Schools

John Zitzner
Co-Founder of Breakthrough Schools & President of Friends of Breakthrough Schools

Susan Ertle
Executive Director, Friends of Breakthrough Schools

Wanda Stallworth
Model Operations Leader, Citizens Academies

Cory Edmonds
Model Operations Leader, E Prep & Village Prep Schools